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Date Created: 09/21/15
The Understanding of music Week 1 Music is made of different elements The P gt P Pquot39gtS l l 39 Melody Rhythm Harmony Texture Form Tempo Dynamics Timbre tamber Middle Ages450 AD 1450 AD First written music appears around 450 AD Most of the music of this time has been lost as of most of the writings about the music The middle ages begin with the fall of the roman empire The catholic church will ll the power void Church becomes authority in almost all matters of politics culture and religion in most of Europe Main point how the authority of church will change through the middle ages amp how this allos music to change Pooe Gregorv Credited with collecting music to be used in Service of Catholic Church Also created rst singing school in Rome schola cantorium Approximately 3000 deliveries all written anonymously Monophonic free owing melody with Latin text Melodies became known as gregorian chant Generic term for this type of music is plain chant Chant just melodies sung by one singer or small group no music behind words Slowed and Melismatic phrases that seem to have no rhythm melisma grouping of notes set on a single syllable or text D the Church modes major or minor key didn39t exist modes are scales major and minor scales are also modes Church modes are speci c scale that are not major or minor l the mass Death reenactment of the sacri ce of Christ Most solemn ritual in the Roman Catholic Church I love the music from Middle Ages music from math is the most survived each section of mass has certain Gregorian chants to go with it I the math different types High mass V low mass High mass missa solemnis combo of sung and spoken text Low mass missa ecta all text spoken by one celebrant preist The ordinary and the proper Ordinary exact same text performed with only a few main sections that are most important These would appear in many mass Proper contains several other text be on the main ones and these will change depending on occasion of the service 5 sections of ordinary kyrie goria credo sanctus and benedictus angus dei
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