Lasts from 800-1400
The church was the focal point.
Mr. T's Definition of Music
"Music history" is the distinct subfield of musicology and history which studies music (particularly western art music) from a chronological perspective.
3 Eras of Music
Prehistoric, Ancient, and Early
The "Gregorian Chant" was created.
Music with no accompanyment of other instruments.
Music with accompanyments from other instruments.
Bowed instruments of the Midieval Period.
Plucked instrument of the Midieval Period.
Wind instrument of the Midieval Period
Vocals of the Midieval Period
Motet, Hocket, Madrigal
Was created around the year 1250, it was polyphonic and written either secularly or sacredly.
Was created at about 1280-1300, it was polyphonic and it was a technique that inturrupted the melody line by frequently placing rests.
Was first to appear in Italy. It consisted of two vocal parts so it was polyphonic.
2 Midieval Composers
Guillame Dufay and Guilluame de Machaut
Guillame Dufay's YOB and YOD
Guillame de Machaut's YOB and YOD
Composed music from the late midieval to the early renaissance periods. He was born in Duchy of Burgundy (now Cambrai) located in France. All the other music of the period was fast and harsh but his was calm and soothing. (Catalyst)
Encompasses western music history from 1400's- early 1600's
Renaissance means _______
Displayed more artistic freedom and individuality
Composers of this period were revered in their lifetime
This period had new printing techniques so music could be distributed and preserved