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the bass line and continuous chords played in a Baroque composition.
The term Basso continuo refers to:
cello and harpsichord
Which two instruments would most likely have played the basso continuo in the Baroque era?
In Baroque music, what is the form in which there is a repeated bass figure, above which the upper lines play different melodies?
stay moderately constant with changes made possible mostly through orchestration and influenced by limitations of the volume of the harpsichord
Dynamics in Baroque composition tend to:
uses major and minor keys with definite pull toward the tonic and is considered "functional harmony"
The harmony in Baroque composition?
A system of notation that uses figures below a base line to indicate harmonies to be played
Figured base refers to?
An extended piece for a solo singer having more musical elaboration and a steadier pulse than recitative
An aria is?
Pieces written in the form or style of dance music but meant for listening, not dancing
Emotional extremes and carefully controlled musical elements
Which best describes the dualism found in Baroque art and music?
the display of strong emotions in drama
which is a characteristic of Baroque theater that made it appealing to Baroque audiences and composers of opera?
a piece of music was performed differently each time, the performer expressed what he or she felt at the moment
Which best describes musical depiction of emotion in the late Baroque era?
a craftsperson creating a product on demand
the baroque composer was considered by contemporaries to be:
church, the opera house, and court
The main institutions where Baroque composers could make a living were the:
you had exposure to music from different countries/composers
One advantage of being a court composer was that?
flute, violin, harpischord, and string orchestra
Instruments heard in the first movement of Brandenburg Concerto No 5 are:
The term for the initial orchestral melody in concerto grosso that returns from time to time is?
The Venetian composer Antonio Vivaldi is especially remembered for his: (our Vivaldi listening example was one of these):
The Well Tempered Clavier
The collection of forty-eight preludes and fugues (12 major and 12 minor of both) by Bach is called
The singing style characterized by fast run and scales, a large pitch range, cadenzas, and virtuosic displays of all sorts is called
Are extremely passionate about him
When watching the DVD on Bach you get a sense that those describing Bach
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