William Byrd's "Sing Joyfully" is an anthem, best described as ___________________
an English sacred choral work.
Imitative counterpoint is a technique in which ____________________
one voice starts to sing alone, followed by other voices that imitate the first
When a new line of text and music begins before the previous one has come to a complete stop, it is called ____________________.
an elided cadence.
subtle example of word painting occurs in the declamatory way the following words are sung:
"for this is a statute for Israel."
Sing Joyfully" is an example of a cappella choral music because it is ____________________.
sung with multiple singers per part without accompaniment.
Which statement best describes the form of "Sing Joyfully"?
Each new section of text gets its own musical idea.
How do you know that the singers are using imitative counterpoint?
because the first voice part begins and is then joined by the second part imitating the first
How does Byrd prevent all the voices from sounding jumbled together?
Each voice part has its own range.
Musical idea A is introduced, but after about 20 seconds a new musical idea, B, begins before A is finished. What does this create?
an elided cadence
Two examples of word painting in "Sing Joyfully" occur with a ______ and a _______.
The fact that Byrd wrote a lot of music for Protestant services helped him avoid the fate of many other Catholics in England.