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composers and time period characteristics.

J.S. Bach

Baroque

Mozart

Classical

Copland

Contemporary

Grieg

Romantic

Telemann

Baroque

Chopin

Romantic

Bartok

Contemporary

Handel

Baroque

Liszt

Romantic

Tchaikovsky

Romantic

Scarlatti

Baroque

Brahms

Romantic

Shostakovich

Contemporary

Kuhlau

Classical

Corelli

Baroque

Schumann

Romantic

Prokofiev

Contemporary

Czerny

Classical

Beethoven

Classical

Schubert

Romantic

Kabalevsky

Contemporary

Britten

Contemporary

Poulenc

Contemporary

Mendolsohn

Romantic

Rameau

Baroque

Vivaldi

Baroque

Diabelli

Classical

Haydn

Classical

Della Joio

Contemporary

the acronym for Barouqe?

Stop taking valuble corn right handed

Clementi

Classical

acronym for classical?

Cee? Mozart & Beethoven Can't Hide Deer. K?

acronym for romantic?

can't stupid schumann leave burned gravy turkey ?

acronym for contemporary?

Kabalevsky Stop baking Delicious Burned Pork Chop Please.

Baroque characteristics.

limited use of dynamics and expression marks.
use of ornamentation
Dance suites
Polyphonic texture

Classical Characteristics

use of Alberti Bass
Homophonic Texture predominates
multi-movement Sonata/ sonatina form developed.
Cadence Points usually obvious

Romantic Characteristics

Programatic music with descriptive titles
more chromaticism
lyrical melodies
use of colorful harmonies and altered and unusual chords

Contemporary Characteristics

Compositional style including atonality, bitonality, and polytonality
Irregular and changing time signatures
more use of polyphonic texture
A return to use of older forms such as sonata and suite.

Sonata form

exposition
development
recapitulation

exposition

first and second theme
ends in dominant or relative Major if piece was in minor

development

new material may appear
themes are developed throught key changes
use of compositional devices

recapitulation

returns with the original key of the piece
ends in tonic

Allemande

German Origin
binary form usually in common time

courante

french origin
shifting meters

corrente

Italitan origin
quick triple meter

Sarabande

spanish origin
slow; dignifies
triple meter

Gigue, giga, jig

Irish origin
compound duple meter
usually quick

bouree

french origin
begins on upbeat
duple meter

gavotte

French origin
usually begins on upbeat
duple meter

minuet

french origin
simple triple meter
moderate tempo

polonaise

polish origin
triple meter
moderate tempo

fugue

a contrapunctal form of music that has 2 or more voices.

toccata

a virtuoso composition with rapid passages

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