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2nd exam music appreciation
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What is an opera? Be able to describe it.
a dramatic work in one or more acts, set to music for singers and instrumentalists
Who was the first famous composer of
What was interesting about Monteverdiʼs opera "Orfeo ed Euridice."
was different from other operas of its time it was not flashy more focused on the music and vocals
instrumentsd mae up a basso continuo in the recitative of Orfeoʼs solo piece?
What is an oratorio
a large-scale musical work for orchestra and voices, typically a narrative on a religious theme, performed without the use of costumes, scenery, or action
What is a cantata
a medium-length narrative piece of music for voices with instrumental accompaniment, typically with solos, chorus, and orchestra.
What genre replaced opera during lent
What did Bach write
What genres (types of music) did Bach write for
What made Bach
Toccata and Fugue in D minor,
Who was Bach employer
how did Bach's employer effect his music
he was deeply religious and his music was mainly for the church
What did Handel write
Who was Handel employer
how did Handel employer effect his music
What is significant about the Hallelujah chorus
What textures do you hear?
What is a fugue?
What did Haydn write
What made him famous
Who was his employer
have did this effect his music
What is different and similar about "The Creation" tenor
solo vs "The Messiah" tenor solo?
What kind of melody is it?
What did Mozart write
What genres did he write for?
What is opera buffa
Whatʼs a symphony
What instruments are involved with a
. What are some things that make Classical American music different from Classical
What makes them similar
Now about music in and out of church.
Whatʼs a virtuoso
How is this type of performer resurrected in Jazz music and in
present day singers like Christina Aguilera?
What part did the castrati play in the Baroque era?
Who was Farinelli and how was
Recap: Chant music, Hildegard von Bingen, lute, vielle, flute, organ. Be able to identify elements of music in a modern piece.
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Whatʼs a symphony
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