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  • AS Music: Baroque Ensemble Music

    AS Music History Project 4: Baroque ensemble music: 1. What is meant by rondeau form? Discuss its origins and main sections. Why was repetition so important for Baroque composers? Rondeau form is where the opening passage in the tonic key keeps coming back around‚ the most common pattern generally being ABACA. The A section is called the refrain or rondeau and the non-A passages are called episodes or couplets. The rondeau form originated in France‚ and was first the name of a medieval song with

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  • Music in the Baroque Period

    Music in the Baroque Period Music is in everyone’s lives these days. You always see people with headphones in their ears or jamming out in their cars. Many people listen to music in the privacy of their homes‚ where they can listen to music as loud as they want and can sing along and not have anyone look at them funny. But do all these people who listen to music on a daily basis really know where it came from? A lot of people will say that Michael Jackson is the king of pop or that Elvis was the

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  • Baroque Music: The History

    Baroque music From Wikipedia‚ the free encyclopedia • Ten things you may not know about Wikipedia •Jump to: navigation‚ search History of European art music Early Medieval (500 – 1400) Renaissance (1400 – 1600) Common practice Baroque (1600 – 1760) Classical (1730 – 1820) Romantic (1815 – 1910) Modern and contemporary 20th century classical (1900 – 2000) Contemporary classical (1975 – present) Baroque music describes an era and a set of styles of European classical music

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  • Music of the Baroque

    Unit 3 – Music of the Baroque 1. Name two important visual artists (such as painters) and also two important writers of literature (such as poets) from the Baroque Period. Do not name musicians. (Visual Artists) - Peter Paul Rubens & Artemisia Gentileschi / (Writers)- John Fletcher and Francis Beaumont 2. Write a paragraph about “The Baroque Style”. The baroque style was very well suited to the wishes of the aristocracy‚ who were enormously rich and powerful during the seventeenth and eighteenth

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  • Influence of Baroque Music to Classical Music

    CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION Music of any period reflects‚ in its own way‚ some of the same influences‚ tendencies‚ and generative impulses that are found in the other arts of that time (Donna‚ 2005). Thus the word "baroque‚" usually used despairingly by eighteenth-century art critics to describe the art and architecture of the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries‚ came to be applied also to the music of the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. After some years after the death of Johann

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  • Baroque Music

    Baroque Music Opera was the new musical form of the Baroque period and it was very expressive of the baroque cultural values. By then end of the operatic form was stylized into a recipe‚ including improbable plots‚ small motivations for the characters‚ and magical transformations‚ which were signs of opera’s baroque nature. Oprheus united drama‚ dance‚ elaborate stage mechanisms‚ and scenery with music. Johann Sebastian Bach was one artist whose greatest legacy was religious music. His works

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  • Baroque Music: 1600-1750

    Baroque  Music   (ca.  1600-­‐1750)   IV! DEADLINE TODAY! DEADLINE TODAY! Henry  Purcell.  “When  I  am  laid”  from  Dido  and  Aeneas.   (also  known  as  Dido’s  Lament)(1689)   hDp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kEaLviMEJls&feature=related  (starRng  1:00)   Listen:     Ground  bass  -­‐  repeaRng  bass  line  used  throughout  a  work‚   oUen  with  a  disRnct  rhythmic  paDern

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  • Classical vs Baroque Era Music

    Raymond Yan IB Music Sl 11/29/13 Period 4A Classical vs Baroque Era 1. Baroque Period- Musical texture during the Baroque period was also polyphonic and/or homophonic. Composers used melodic patterns to evoke certain moods. The use of text depiction continued. Rhythmic and melodic patterns are repeated throughout the composition. With the addition of instruments and the development of certain musical techniques such as basso continuo‚ music during the Baroque period became more intriguing

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  • Baroque vs. Classical Music Essay

    Baroque vs. Classical Music Essay When many people listen to music from earlier periods‚ they classify it all as classical music‚ when although there were many periods of music. Although the two may sound similar to the untrained ear‚ the Baroque style and the Classical styles of music have many differences. The Baroque Period (1600-1750) was a revolutionary period for music. Preceded by the renaissance‚ the Baroque Period offered new and different things to music. Common tools were used such

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  • Music Forms That Defined the Baroque Era

    Music Forms That Defined the Baroque Era The end of the renaissance period brought several artists and intellects together to discuss the revival of the Greek drama. Although several forms from the renaissance were still used‚ the development of new styles evolved‚ especially in the area of vocal music. Opera‚ oratorio and the cantata came directly from the theatrical desire to invoke the emotional awareness of their listeners through singing‚ while the concerto‚ sonata and suite gave the listener

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