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organization of musical elements in time; concerned principally with the structure and coherence of a musical work
rounded binary form
two-part form in which the second part needs with a substantial or complete restatement of the first part
variation form (theme and variations)
form that typically begins with a theme, with the rest of the work being an intdeterminate number of variations based on the melody, harmony, and/or other musical elements of the theme
a consistent and comprehensive set of choices that define a body of music from a time, place, culture, or creative entity (a composer, performer, or group)
musical texture in which two or more instruments simultaneously play different versions of the melody
periods of daily prayer in monasteries, which occurred at regular intervals in the day, from sunrise to after sunset
used to describe the most elaborate form of text setting, in which a single syllable may be sustained for many notes
rigid medieval social protocol in which a man could think of having an adulterous relationship with a woman but could not consummate it
multifaceted entertainer who, by the thirteenth century, was typically an instrumentalist usually attached to a court
notation developed into the mid-thirteenth century that, for the first time, indicated specific rhythmic relationship as well as pitch
dance for couples, popular in France and Italy from the twelfth through the fourteenth centuries
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