4 Written questions
4 Multiple choice questions
- also known as Second Practice, Monteverdi's new text-driven approach to music , reverses the relationship between music and text; music reflects textual/ poetic structure and meaning; textual painting
- an artistic style of the 17th century characterized by complex forms, bold ornamentation, and contrasting elements
- (from Italian concertare: to reach agreement) In 17th c. music, the combination of voices with one or more instruments, where the instruments do not simply double the voices but play independent parts.
- A process where it is expected to read figured bass symbols while performing the music.
3 True/False questions
Ornamentation → A process where it is expected to read figured bass symbols while performing the music.
Prima Practica → (First Practice) Method of making music strictly according to Zarlino's rules of counterpoint.
Cadenza → Elaborate passage decorating important cadences to Aria's