MUSI 2730 - Wood Exam 2
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comes from a Portuguese word that originally meant "misshapen" or "distorted"
involves vocal and instrumental music, poetry, acting, scenery, and costumes
libretto (little book)
the text or script of an opera
famous for his opera, "Dido and Aeneas"
a genre that was made famous by Bach - it was composed to serve as part of a Lutheran church service
a genre made famous by Handel - it is a large-scale dramatic genre with a sacred text
a leader sings each line of a song and the congregation repeats it
Baroque Dance Suite
Handel's "Water Music" is an example
Baroque Dance Suite
has movements such as "hornpipe", "allemande", and "courante"
Stradivarius, Guarneri, and Amati
famous instrument manufacturers
a soloist or group of soloists alternates with a larger accompanying ensemble
composed "The Four Seasons"
a short recurring instrumental passage that is often found in Baroque Concerto
one example occurs during Vivaldi's "Spring" - the soloist mimics the sound of a bird on his/her violin
includes Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven (not Bach)
the most prevalent texture during the Classical era
music expression of a theme by varying its melodic outline, harmony, or rhythm
movement of a symphony or string quartet that is likely to be long and dramatic at an allegro tempo
movement of a symphony or string quartet that is likely to be slow and lyrical
movement of a symphony or string quartet that is likely to be dancelike
spent most of his career working for the Esterházy family
composed his final 12 symphonies to be performed in London
main sections of sonata-allegro form in order
exposition, development, recapitulation
development section of sonata-allegro form
themes are varied, expanded, contracted, and broken apart
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's father
typically performed by one solo instrument (usually piano) or by duos (violin and piano for example)
Beethoven's "Moonlight Sonata"
the first movement is a song without words - different from traditional sonatas of the Classical era
an important transitional figure between the Classical and the Romantic periods
Beethoven's 3rd Symphony
titled "Eroica" - originally dedicated this work to Napoleon
Beethoven's 5th Symphony
considered to be a "model of the symphonic genre" - it is best known for its short-short-short-long motive
Beethoven's 9th Symphony
contains the Ode to Joy tune
the Italian term for comic opera especially from the Classical era
Mozart's opera "Don Giovanni"
contains aspects of both opera buffa and opera seria
Lorenzo da Ponte
the Librettist of "Don Giovanni"
in Mozart's opera is eventually dragged to hell for his evil ways