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the goal for this class
teach students to appreciate music through constructive listening and understanding
of the 3 main classes of people in the Middle Ages, which class was mostly likely to compose music?
the first large body of secular songs survining in decipherable notation was written by
Troubadours and Trouveres
This form of polyphony consist of an added melodic line that moves in parallel motion with the primary melody
Instrumental music written during the Renaissance Period was composed primarily to?
accompany vocal music
What is a concerto grosso?
group of soloists pittes against a larger group of players (called a tutti)
large scale composition for chorus, vocal soloists, and orchestra, set usually on a narrative of a religious nature
This form of Classical music consisted of an exposition, a development section, a recapitulation, and a coda
set of dance -inspired movements written in the same key, but with differences in meter, tempo, and character
a piece in triple meter that originated as a stately processional dance for the Polish nobility
A one-movement programmatic piece that was not in sonata allegro form was___
symphonic poem (tone poem)
A series of single notes which add up to a recognizable whole, consisting of pitch and rhythm
the music of the acadians in LA in the 19th century was transformed by which influences: (5)
african rhythms, anglo americans, native americans, spanish influences, french influence
One of the most important influences of Acadian music was Dennis McGee, who was the son of an Irish immigrant father and a mother who was half French and ____________
after WWII, this musician is credited with bringing back the traditional style of Cajun music
A _______ drum consists of a single tanned skin tied to four stakes in the ground and held by four people as another strikes it.
Instruments that are struck or shaken that are not made of animal skins are classified as
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