Unit 2 - Classical Music
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Instruments that produce sound by vibrating air.
Instruments that produce sound by vibrating/plucking strings.
Instruments made of naturally sonorous material that produce sound by being stamped, shaken, hit, scraped, or plucked.
Instruments where the sound is made from stretching a membrane, or thin layer of skin, tightly around a boxed surface.
Ancient Greece Dates
6000 B.C-146 B.C.
Ancient Rome Dates
361 B.C.-476 B.C.
A musical anthropologist who does field work gathering and studying the music of indigenous peoples around the world.
Ancient Music Dates
1200 B.C.-500 A.D.
Sing or shout the same words or phrases many times, religious.
Religious or spiritual music, for church or devotional use.
Non-religious music for use outside the church.
A vocal, secular song from the Renaissance.
Musical technique of writing music that reflects the literal meaning of a song
Greek philosopher and mathematician who also discovered the connection between math and music.
A musical texture involving only a single line of music with no accompaniment.
A musical texture involving two or more simultaneously sounding lines and notes.
Music using only instruments.
When the music makes you picture something.
A group of instrumentalists combining string, woodwind, brass, and percussion sections.
A musical composition for a solo instrument accompanied by an orchestra.
Singing, acting, and orchestra.
An elaborate musical composition for full orchestra, typically in four movements.
Music written for one instrument or voice.
Austria in Classical Music
A hub for classical music.
A solo sonata written for piano.
Simple, clear, and balanced focus.
An opera based on humor.
The main composer of operas in the classical period
Went deaf, classical composer, symphonies/sonatas
Child prodigy, composed over 600 pieces, died young
Complex and ornate
Simple, clear, and balanced
using notes outside the key or scale
fully embraced the romantic musical style
still used elements of classical style
Used folk song and influences from their home countries
a symphony with the usual three, four, or five movements in which the individual movements together tell a tale or depict a succession of specific events or scenes
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