• Foreign Music
    Music History *Baroque Period-the word Baroque came from the Portugese term "Barocco" which means irregularly edged pearl. Johann Sebastian Bach-a german composer. Established German Styles through his skill in counter point, harmonic and motivic organization. *Classical Period(1750-1825)-is a time...
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  • The Flute From Classical to Romantic Eras
    Changes within the flute from classical to romantic to neo romantic era's Flute instrument When a jet of air is directed across one of the open ends at the appropriate speed, pulses of air set up a standing wave within the pipe. Some of the energy from the standing wave escapes and propagates to...
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  • Symphony
    In western classical music a symphony is classified as an extended musical composition of not less than three, but usually not more than five movements composition scored for orchestra. The word ‘symphony’ descend from the Greek syn (‘together’) and phōnḗ means (‘sounding’). In the middle ages and the...
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  • The development of the Orchestra
    viola, cello and bass, replaced the viols that were previously used in the renaissance era, and this new kind of string section became central to the Baroque orchestra, the next era of music. This century also showed the favoring of strings for their particular sound, which developed into the heart of the...
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  • Musical Appreciation over the Years
    Music has been changed and impacted dramatically over the years. Four periods of music that have had major impacts include the Baroque Period, the Classical Period, the Romantic Period and Early 20th century. Each of these four periods provided artists and compositions that had a direct impact on the face...
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  • Essay on Western Music
    periods of Western Music consist of Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Modern Music. Each period contributed key elements that have influenced the formation of music. These key periods helped form the musical geniuses;Bach, Beethoven,Mozart,Verdi, and Copland. The Baroque period lasted from 1600-1750. The...
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  • Music
    What is a classical period of music? According to my research classical period of music refers to an era that started around 1750 and including its own composer. This type of classical period of music has three composers, and they are like Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven as well. These are the three composers...
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  • Genres
    use rhythmic modes. Renaissance- Even steady flow without a clear sense of beat. Baroque-Strongly metrical with regular patterns of beats. Classical- metrical with regular patterns. Romantic- free speeding up slowing down tempo rubato. metrical rhythm less structural. 20th century-polyrhythms...
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  • Week1 Arts
    Music Experience Descriptions ARTS/100 December 13, 2010 Music Experience Descriptions Baroque music was during the 1600-1750, in which the orchestra started to take place in the seventeenth century. The strings were the main part of the orchestra, with the violins being dominant, and the most...
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    Roots Main article: Ancient music The roots of Western classical music lie in early Christian liturgical music, and its influences date back to the Ancient Greeks. Development of individual tones and scales was done by ancient Greeks such as Aristoxenus and Pythagoras. [12] Pythagoras created a tuning...
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  • ARTS100 Week 1 paper
    week 1 will give five examples of musical pieces, from the Baroque, Classical and Romantic periods. In each example I will describe what I thought of the music, my overall impression and the details of the piece itself. Baroque Period The Baroque Period style of music began in the later part of the 16th...
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    Matthew Chadwick Music Essay The political climate in Europe at the beginning of the classical era was very tense. Countries were ruled by a king and queen, they were supported by the church who said the monarch had divine right given by god. Conditions under monarch rule was very poor, 98 percent...
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  • Baroque Art
    Throughout history all cultures have been influenced by music. Since the Baroque period music has evolved and changed to meet the needs of the composers, listeners and of the culture as well. Ever since the monolithic chant of the previous millennia the western musical tradition been a mirror to the...
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  • Evolution of the Orchestra
    the Baroque, Classical, Romantic and Contemporary, one can hear distinguishing differences between the eras. Despite the fact that each representational sample of each era was no longer than ten minutes, there are still very prominent differentiating qualities to each era. Given that the Baroque Era...
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  • Orchestra Concert Essay
    “Symphony NO. 7, Leningrad” from the Romantic era. The orchestra was a large ensemble (1) containing various instruments that contributed to the overall sound of the piece. Since the orchestra was a large ensemble, just like the instrumentation common in the Romantic era, the orchestra was able to perform...
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  • Classical Mucisian
    Classical Music Classical music is the music produced in, or rooted in the traditions of Western liturgical and secular music, encompassing a broad period from roughly the 9th century to present times. The central norms of this tradition became codified between 1550 and 1900, which is known as the common...
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  • Music
    music is music written in Europe during the Renaissance, with the end of the medieval era, and to close it around 1600, and with the beginning of the Baroque period. See it as basic rules. In Renaissance Era, Joaquin Des Prez was one of the most influential composers of the Renaissance; his style was copied...
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  • Throughout History, Music Has Mirrored Society’s Beliefs and Values. This Is Most Notable During the Shift from the Baroque to the Classical Era in Western Europe. This Was a Time of Revolution, Ingenuity, and
    Throughout history, music has mirrored society’s beliefs and values. This is most notable during the shift from the Baroque to the Classical era in Western Europe. This was a time of revolution, ingenuity, and enlightenment. During the Eighteenth Century and the beginning of the Nineteenth Century...
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  • Music as a Mirror of its Time
    600AD and 1000AD and the High Middle Ages between 1000AD and 1400 AD. The Dark Ages was a time when all progress and technology developed during the classical Greek and Roman periods was lost. Europe was isolated from the outside world. The Church was all-powerful and the role of music was centered it...
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  • Music History Guide
    about our rich heritage of “classical” music, I hope this new series of articles about the history of classical music will offer you something of interest. Here’s a quick introduction to the new series! Each article will take a brief look at one of the main eras that “classical” music is divided into. I’m...
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