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Quiz 3 GMUS Dark ages difficult living every day life Brutal warfare plagues Education people were illiterate serfs taught by art in churches Gothic Arch developed in Middle Ages Pointy on top Politics feudalism was a main secular framework rulers enslave presents 2 institutions Church amp Court Polyphony multiple independent violence with it comes the need for more preserve musical notation Religion profound spirituality organized along lines of government Church provided hope for peasants patron of art music Roman catholic church was the super dominant spiritual force Roman Arch rounded arch dark ages Region was context in rural monasteries for monks and con vents for nuns Gregorian Chant Plainsongunique collection of thousands of religious songs sung in Latin Named for pope Gregory the Great Mass most important service in church cycle Gregorian chant was used Menstrual Notation measured notation to specify musical rhythm as well as pitch A signi cant development made it possible to preserve sacred music Melismatic singing many notes sung to just one syllable Syllabic singing only one or two notes for each syllable of text Meter Rhythm lack of meter or regular rhythm Melody mostly conjunct Texture monophonic texture Timbre unaccompanied vocal music Text settingmostly melodic 10981179 Advised popes and kings Had visions that was transformed into poetry and chant 0 Women of extordinary intellect and imagination Founded a convet Playwright poet musician naturalist pharmacologist and visionary Moves mostly in conjunct motion 0 The texture of this chant is molizma Wide range 0 She wrote it Most famous medieval chant Main melody at funerals quotDay of judgmentquot Very well known Represents death Low amp sad Guillaume De Machaunt 11501350Considered most important composter of 14th century Compromised ordinary of the masses Secular songs for court entertainment Sacred music for cathedrals Poet Over 150 words survived Uni ed whole Notre Dame Reims100 east of Paris Rivaled Notre Damn in Paris in both music and orch In 14th century Ordinary Of the Masimass stays the same 237910 Manchaunt composed it 25 minutes 5 sections Pronerty of the masimass changes to suit the day 1456811 Mass symbolic reenactment of the last supper Harmony dissonant Rhythm measurable notation Texture polymophy and monophony Timbre Unaccompanied vocal music Monophonic chant o 1360 Started tradition of compromising a unifying mass ordinary 0 Best known for medieval music 0 3 voices have own line Bas soft instruments Flute Fiddle o Harp Recorder 0 Lute Chanson new genre of vocal expression Haut loud instrument Sackbut 0 Shawm Conellio Pipe Organ principle instrument of monastery and cathedral Troubadourspoet musician from southern France Trouveres poet musician from northern France
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