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In the baroque period, the ordinary citizen's opportunities for hearing music usually came from the
A polyphonic composition based on one main theme that occurs in a very structured series of entrances is known as
In many fugues, the subject in one voice is accompanied by an _________ in another voice
The instrumentation in a baroque orchestra typically included
Strings, oboe, bassoons, and harpsichord
The school at which Vivaldi taught, the pieta, was a school for
Orphan girls that were music students
Most of vivaldi's concertos feature three movements in the following order of tempo
Fast, slow, fast
The well-tempered clavier is
A collection of 48 preludes and fugues: two in each major and minor key
Why did Bach write so many cantatas
The cantata texts referred to bible readings for specific Sundays and holidays
The first steps toward the development of polyphony were taken sometime between 700 and 900, when
Monks in monastery choirs began to add a second melodic line to gregorian chant
Medieval music that consists of gregorian chant and one or note additional melodic lines is called
performance of a single melodic line by more than one instrument or voice is described as playing or singing in
meters with an odd number of beats in the measure like quintuple or septuple meter are most commonly in
20th century music
when individual notes are stressed by being played louder or longer than surrounding notes they are said to have
a technique where a melodic idea is presented by one voice or instrument and then restated immediately by another voice or instrument
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