| Restatement of a pattern on successive or different pitch levels.
| Song performed by two.
| Repeating a melody, with one voice entering at different times slightly altered.
| Several voices sing the same melody entering at different times.
| Cantus firmus*
| Polyphonic mass when each work is based on the same polyphonic work.
| Stile recitativo
| Style used in operas, oratorios, and cantatas where the text is declaimed in the rhythm of natural speech with slight melodic variation, small orchestral accompaniment.
| Basso continuo*
| The bass line that is filled in by chords by various instruments even though written for one.
| In a fast movement of a concerto, recurring thematic material played at the beginning and repeating varied throughout.
| Literary text for an opera or other musical stage work.
| Castrated male singers – to sing castrato.
| One theme.
| Genre in several movements for one or more instruments/baroque instrumental piece with contrasting movements often with imitative counterpoint.
| An accompanied solo song/texture of solo singer and accompaniment.
| Composition for a solo instrument or instruments accompanied by an orchestra mainly. Large scale.
| Musical work setting the texts of the ordinary of the mass.
| Imitative section that is based on a single subject beginning with successive statements of the subject.
| Polyphonic vocal composition. Sacred/secular text in Latin or French.
| Instrumental work adapted from a chanson/several contrasting sections often in imitative counterpoint.
| Elaborate instrumental composition in fugal or canonic style.
| In nomine
| English polyphonic instrumental music, many composition were given this name.
| A mixture of the symphony and the concerto genres: a concerto in that one...
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