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Music App Exam Two Study note

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Detailed notes for exam two of music app.
Music Appreciation
Dr. Jessup
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This 2 page Study Guide was uploaded by Shay Notetaker on Friday September 9, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to 1300 at University of Texas at Arlington taught by Dr. Jessup in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 15 views. For similar materials see Music Appreciation in Music at University of Texas at Arlington.


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Date Created: 09/09/16
Music Appreciation Exam II Guide  Musical terms- Style and Form o Musical Style - Refers to a characteristically way of using melody, rhythm, tone color, dynamics, harmony, texture, and form.  Style can be an individual, group, country, or time period. o Musical Form – Organization of musical elements in time. This includes pitch, tone color, dynamics, rhythm, melody, and texture.  Time Periods to focus on- Middle ages (450-1450) & Renaissance (1450-1600) o Middle ages – Most music was for vocal. Vocal was more important. Church music was most dominate.  Definitions-  Gregorian Chant- For 1,00 years, his melody was the main melody for Catholic Church. His melody didn’t have time values but flowed together.  Church Modes- Scales containing seven tones with an eight tone duplicating the first active higher, but with patterns of whole and half steps different from major and minor scales, used in medieval renaissance and th 20 century folk music.  Secular music- Non- church music for dancing.  Estampie (Dance) – A medieval dance that is one of the earliest surviving forms of instrumental music.  Polyphony – Has multiple melodic lines  Organum – medieval polyphony that consists of Gregorian Chant and one or more additional melodic lines  School of Notre Dame – (1170-1200) Composers here developed rhythmic innovations. This was measured timed music.  Mass Ordinary (Kyrie, Gloria, Credo, Sanctus, Agnus Dei) Roman Catholic church texts that remain the same from day to day throughout most of the year  Measured rhythm – definite time values and clearly defined meter (Kept time)  Machaut (Composer) – (1300-1377) Musician and poet. Wrote Notre Dame Mass, the best known composition of the 14 century. A lot of his work survived because he made a lot of copies to travel to many courts and give to the nobles.  Renaissance o Musicians worked in Churches, Courts and towns o Churches were patrons of music o Shifting to courts as patrons o The musical texture was mostly Polyphonic o The rhythm had more flow than the middle ages o They had word painting o Secular vocal music became very popular with the works of Lute and Madrigal o Instrumental music became more important o Instrumental music was for dancing o Instrumental example – Pavanne and Gilliard  Composers to know Josquin Desprey- John Dowland- Palestrian- Devoted music to catholic church, 104 masses, and 450 other sacred works


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