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Listening to Music 1-3

vocab and notes
STUDY
PLAY
3 states of music
creation
re-creation
response

they could all be the same person
usu the main focus is on the category & performer BUT all 3 are needed
Creation
thinking up the music and writing it down
Re-creation
people, group who performs it
Response
audience who listens
Composer's Basic Elements
Rhythm
Melody
Harmony
Texture
Expression
music notation
writing the music on paper

(written for the audience)
Sheet music
the symbols how its going to be played
Performers
use instruments that the composer's music calls for (includes voice)
Listeners
those who hear & react
Sensory level
lets music "wash" over them

(Listen to music passively can be either ___ or emotional)
Emotional level
feelings; sometimes undefined

(Listen to music passively can be either sensory or ______)
Contextual
music always connected to something non-textual (wedding, more attractive than other music)
Script level
tells story whether its designed to go with the music or made up by the listener
Musically active level
pay close to elements, shape of melody, character of rhythm
Symphony
type of classical concerts

features ____orchestra in LG auditoriums <--LG ensemble with a variety of string, woodwinds, brass, and percussion
Chamber Music
relative small performing force usu. played in SM hall/room
Recitals
usu. one performer and maybe an accompanist
Choirs
vocal ensembles in all sizes & names
Religious choirs
a choir associated with religious services
Secular
perform in concerts OUTSIDE church/temple
Opera
dramatic production, characters sing lines instead of saying them & accompanied by orchestra
Broadway Musical Theater
updated version of opera
- spoken lines between songs
- not entirely sung
Ballet
story danced instead of acted & sung
movement
long section of music
conductor
coordinates music & helps the ensemble communicate what the music is supposed to express

•job: keep time, cue different times to come it, interpret the phrasing, the music of it, keep the main reason for music whether
•non-baton hand - cues the tempo, volume, etc
score directions
tells conductor/instumentalist how the instrument should be played

usually in Italian, many composers use their first language: German, French <-- today they're starting to write in English
piccato
when strings are plucked rather than played
program
roadmap to performance; provides great deal of useful info; lists the works of music
title of piece
tell what kind of work it is
opus number
chronological number for the work in the entire output of the composer
pp/p - piano
to go soft
elegro
fast
dajo
slow