Music Listening

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Music Listening
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  1. Melody
    single line of notes heard in succession as a coherent unit
  2. Rhythm
    ordering of music through time
  3. Harmony
    sound created by multiple voices playing or singing together
  4. Texture
    based on the number and general relationship of musical lines or voices
  5. Timbre
    character of a sound
  6. Dynamics
    same music can be performed at many degrees of volume from very soft to very loud
  7. Form
    single melody is usually too short to constitute a complete work of music
  8. Genre
    different forms of music
  9. Meter
    • duple
    • triple
  10. Monophonic
    • a single melody performed by one or many
    • all singing same line of music
  11. Homophonic
    single melody with harmony
  12. Polyphonic
    melody is begun in one voice and is repeated by another group before the first group finishes or more than one different melodies at the same time
  13. Vernacular
    language of the people
  14. Salve Regina
    • Middle Age
    • monophonic
    • gregorian chant
    • pope gregorys plainchant
  15. Play of Virtues
    • Middle Age
    • Hildegard von Bingen
    • Monophonic
  16. Conjunct
    together
  17. disjunct
    apart
  18. Major
    higher scale
  19. Minor
    lower scale
  20. Behold Spring
    • Middle ages
    • Francesco Landini
  21. Dorian mode
    more of a minor sound
  22. Renaissance
    • humanism
    • intellectual movement
    • step away from church
  23. The Cricket
    • Renaissance
    • Josquin des Prez
    • polyphonic
    • word painting
    • a cappella
  24. Since Robin Hood
    • Renaissance
    • Thomas Weelkes
    • duple and triple meter
    • polyphony
  25. Sing Joyfully
    • Renaissance
    • William Byrd
    • polyphony
    • Melisma
    • vocal timbre
  26. Baroque
    • Ornate
    • Busy/highly decorated
    • lots of melisma
    • long phrases
  27. Orpheus
    • Baroque
    • Monteverdi
    • homophony
  28. Recitative
    • more pronounced
    • doesn't hang together like a tune
  29. Basso Continuo
    • 2 instruments-lute and organ
    • one instrument to play chords, one to sustain long notes
  30. Chord
    more than one note played at a time
  31. Dido and Aeneas
    • Baroque
    • Henry Purcell
  32. Little Fugue in G minor
    • Baroque
    • Johann Sebastian Bach
    • polyphony
  33. Fugue
    polyphonic work based on one central theme
  34. The four seasons winter
    • Baroque
    • Antonio Vivaldi
    • Ritornello (return of orchestra)
    • harpsichord
    • violin
    • polyphony
  35. Concerto
    one instrument contrasted with orchestra
  36. Brandenburg Concerto no. 2 3rd movement
    • Baroque
    • Johann Sebastian Bach
    • basso continuo
    • long melodies
    • polyphony
  37. Water music suite (rigaudon)
    • Baroque
    • George Frederic Handel
    • fast dance in duple meter
    • AABB
  38. A voice calls to us
    • Baroque
    • Johann Sebastian Bach
    • homophonic
    • ritornello (intro/interlude)
  39. Messiah
    • Baroque
    • George Frederic Handel
    • recitative
    • aria
    • ritornello
    • melisma
    • homo, mono, poly
  40. Recitative
    • like a declarative
    • not as melodic more like a sung speech
  41. Aria
    tuneful and melodic
  42. Melisma
    one syllable with many notes
  43. Sonota Form
    • Act 1- Exposition
    • Act 2- Development
    • Act 3- Recapitulation
  44. Rondo
    A always comes back
  45. Classical Era
    • age of enlightenment
    • power of knowledge and reason in self-determination
    • critical thinking
  46. Classical music
    • balanced, tuneful melodic phrases
    • simple harmonies
    • light accompaniment
  47. String Quartet in C major op. 76 no. 3 second movement
    • classical
    • franz joseph haydn
  48. Symphony no. 102 in B flat major 3rd and 4th movement
    • Classical
    • Franz Joseph Haydn
  49. Symphony no. 40 in G minor k. 550 1st movement
    • classical
    • Wolfgang Amadeuss Mozart
  50. Romanticism
    • imagination
    • longing
    • individual emotion
    • adventure
  51. Symphony no. 5 in C minor op. 67 1st movement
    • Romanticism
    • Ludwig Van Beethoven
    • short short short long
  52. Erlkonig
    • Romanticism
    • Franz Schubert
    • trotting sound
  53. Symphonie Fantastique "march to the scaffold"
    • Romanticism
    • Hector Berlioz
    • execution
  54. Mazurka in B-flat op. 7 no 1
    • Romanticism
    • Frederic Chopin
    • Polish folk dance
  55. La Traviata
    • Romanticism
    • Guiseppe Verdi
    • declamatory
    • virtuostic- melisma
    • lyrical
  56. Leitmotifs
    orchestra supports story line and moves the story along
  57. The Valkyrie
    • Romanticism
    • Richard Wagner
  58. Loge Fire music
    • upbeat
    • high and low
  59. Wotan's spear
    • descending scale
    • forceful timbre
  60. Sleep
    • Descending chromatic scale
    • no sense of closure
  61. The sword
    • Wotan is singing
    • singing the melody of the sword

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