Final exam 2008-4

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Italy

Jean-Baptise Lully was born in (country)

Ballet de Cour

a type of ballet danced at the French royal court in which members of the court participated.

Louis XIV

Known as the "Roi Soleil" reigned from 1643-1715.

French Overture

A genre which begins slow with dotted rhythms.

Lully

Composer who wrote the French Overture

Couperin

a family is continuous in music from 1661 til 1826 longer than the Bach family.

Francois

perhaps the most important member of the Couperin family. He wrote L'Art de toucher le clavecin.

Harpsichord

Clavecin is the french word for..

Notes inegales

The french practice of substituting dotted rhythms in performance for notated runs of equal notes

Rameau

a composer and a theorist. His Treatise on harmony was published in 1722.

Henry Purcell

The most important British composer after the Restoration

Venus and Adonis

John Bull is the composer of the opera entitled.

Dido and Aeneas

Henry Purcell composed this opera.

Masque

this genre was a courtly entertainment using music, dance, and drama to portray and allegorical story.

Henry Purcell

Composed incidental music to many plays.

St. Cecilia

The patron saint of music

counter Tenor

the name of a male singer performing alto parts in falsetto.

German

George Frideric Handel's nationality at birth was

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