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Western Classical Music
Medieval
Renaissance
Baroque
Classical
450-1450
1450-1600
1600-1750
1750-1820
Medieval
450-1450
Renaissance
1450-1600
14 terms
Music Appreciation: Western Classical
Medieval Period
Renaissance Period
Baroque Period
Classical Period
300 BC - 1400 AD
1400 - 1600 AD
1600 - 1750 AD
1750 - 1815 AD
Medieval Period
300 BC - 1400 AD
Renaissance Period
1400 - 1600 AD
8 terms
Music: Western Classical
Features of the Baroque Period
Features of the Classical Period
Features of the Romantic Period
Features of Impressionism
- uses harpsichord... - basso continuo... - terraced dynamics... - seq…
- Balanced forms, phrases and melodies... - slow harmonic change…
(expression and emotion is prominent)... - tempo fluctuates oft…
(conveys atmosphere and subtle emotion)... - strong, abrupt cha…
Features of the Baroque Period
- uses harpsichord... - basso continuo... - terraced dynamics... - seq…
Features of the Classical Period
- Balanced forms, phrases and melodies... - slow harmonic change…
12 terms
Western Classical Music Overview
Key composers of the Baroque Period
Key instruments of the Baroque Period
Musical features of the Baroque Period
Key composers for the Classical Period
J.S Bach... Vivaldi
Harpsichord/ organ... Cello... Bassoon ... String Dominated
Lots of ornamentation... Terraced dynamics... Basso continuo... Played…
Mozart ... Beethoven
Key composers of the Baroque Period
J.S Bach... Vivaldi
Key instruments of the Baroque Period
Harpsichord/ organ... Cello... Bassoon ... String Dominated
110 terms
Western Classical Music Midterm
Composer of Orfeo
Where was Monteverdi Born
Birth Date of Monteverdi
Death Date of Monteverdi
Claudio Monteverdi
Cremona, Northern Italy
1567
1643
Composer of Orfeo
Claudio Monteverdi
Where was Monteverdi Born
Cremona, Northern Italy
23 terms
western classical music 4
beethoven
3
repeated motive
his disillusionment with napoleon bona…
who was the biggest influence on romantic composers
how many distinct periods was beethoven's compositional outpu…
what is beethoven's 5th symphony dominated by
beethoven's 3rd symphony was renamed the "Eroica" after what?
beethoven
who was the biggest influence on romantic composers
3
how many distinct periods was beethoven's compositional outpu…
50 terms
Da Capo History of Western Classical Music - Classical
18th - 19th Century... Classical
18th - 19th Century - Enlightenment... Cl…
18th - 19th Century -... Classical
18th - 19th Century - Rococo... Classical
France entered 18th century as the most powerful European nat…
"Enlightenment" asserted supremacy of reason in human affairs…
Artists looked to ancient Greek and Roman civilizations for i…
"Rococo" - new style of art and architecture in France. From…
18th - 19th Century... Classical
France entered 18th century as the most powerful European nat…
18th - 19th Century - Enlightenment... Cl…
"Enlightenment" asserted supremacy of reason in human affairs…
8 terms
Western Music - Classical
Haydn (string quartet)
Mozart (serenade)
Beethoven (symphony)
Mozart (concerto)
String Quartet, Op. 76, No. 3 "Emperor", II
Eine kleine Nachtmusik, K. 525
Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67
Piano Concerto in G Major, K. 453
Haydn (string quartet)
String Quartet, Op. 76, No. 3 "Emperor", II
Mozart (serenade)
Eine kleine Nachtmusik, K. 525
28 terms
Western Classical Music: Bach
Passions
Collegium Musicum
clavichord
fortepiano
narrations of the suffering and death of Jesus
ensemble of university students who called themselves a Music…
expressive but very quiet keyboard instrument of the Baroque…
early name of modern piano
Passions
narrations of the suffering and death of Jesus
Collegium Musicum
ensemble of university students who called themselves a Music…
56 terms
western classical music
organum
450-1450
monophonic
organum
heterophonic
middle ages in music
one melody at a time, no accompaniment
2 parallel melodies similar to heterophony
organum
heterophonic
450-1450
middle ages in music
Western Classical Music
Hector Berlioz
program music
Symphonie Fantastique
Camille Moke
France, Symphonie Fantastique, 1803-1869
a type of art music that attempts to musically render an extr…
Berlioz, idee fixe, program music
Berlioz's first fiancee
Hector Berlioz
France, Symphonie Fantastique, 1803-1869
program music
a type of art music that attempts to musically render an extr…
56 terms
Western Classical Music Midterm
Claudio Monteverdi
Orfeo
Francesco Gonzaga
Alessandro Striggio
1567-1643... italian composer (born in Cremona)... Orfeo
1607 in Mantua in the "camera lunghe" of the ducal palace... Cla…
impresario of Monteverdi's Orfeo
librettist of Monteverdi's Orfeo (court secretary)
Claudio Monteverdi
1567-1643... italian composer (born in Cremona)... Orfeo
Orfeo
1607 in Mantua in the "camera lunghe" of the ducal palace... Cla…
42 terms
Music of the Western Classical Tradition
Antiphon for Easter Sunday In Praise o…
monophonic
syllabic
melismatic
genre: Gregorian chant; style period: beginnings of western m…
melodic line and no accompaniment or other horizontal or vert…
which each syllable of text is matched to a single note.
the singing of a single syllable of text while moving between…
Antiphon for Easter Sunday In Praise o…
genre: Gregorian chant; style period: beginnings of western m…
monophonic
melodic line and no accompaniment or other horizontal or vert…
27 terms
Western Classical Music Exam
What distinguishes the new classical s…
What was the Enlightenment? How did th…
What distinguishes the aims of Baroque…
What circumstances encouraged the broa…
Much of the difference was about taste. As tastes changed in…
It was the embracement of rationalism. The view that reason,…
...
...
What distinguishes the new classical s…
Much of the difference was about taste. As tastes changed in…
What was the Enlightenment? How did th…
It was the embracement of rationalism. The view that reason,…
9 terms
classical music/western art music
middle ages (480-1450)
Renaissance (1450-1600)
Baroque (1600-1750)
Classical
Gregorian Chant; monophonic chant one voice one melody
Josquin Des Prez; descriptive story telling
JS Bach- Ornamental and complex; baroque meant gross
Mozart; straightforward and clarity
middle ages (480-1450)
Gregorian Chant; monophonic chant one voice one melody
Renaissance (1450-1600)
Josquin Des Prez; descriptive story telling
12 terms
History of western classic music
Motet
Madrigal
Sacred music
Secular music
Polyphonic vocal genre, usually sacred
Renaissance secular work set to short, lyrics, love poems
Religious or spiritual music, for church or devotional use
Nonreligious music, when there is text, it is usually in the…
Motet
Polyphonic vocal genre, usually sacred
Madrigal
Renaissance secular work set to short, lyrics, love poems
50 terms
Music - Western Classical Composers dates
Claudio Monteverdi (Renaissance & Baro…
John Dowland (Renaissance)
George Frideric Handel (Baroque)
Antonio Vivaldi (Baroque)
1567-1643
1563-1626
1685-1749
1678-1741
Claudio Monteverdi (Renaissance & Baro…
1567-1643
John Dowland (Renaissance)
1563-1626
27 terms
Exam 4 Western Classical Music
Associative Tonality
Developing Variation
Coloristic Harmony
Cyclic
Different keys are associated with different ideas or charact…
Advanced technique of development... - needed because expository…
Rather than functional harmony, it has more distant harmonic…
when a theme or motive occurs in different movements... -unifies…
Associative Tonality
Different keys are associated with different ideas or charact…
Developing Variation
Advanced technique of development... - needed because expository…
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Da Capo History of Western Classical Music - Baroque
17th to 18th Century... Baroque
17th to 18th Century - BAROQUE... Baroque
17th to 18th Century - Doctrine of Aff…
17th to 18th Century - musical styles…
Europe divided between Catholicism and Protestantism. Thirty…
Baroque - originally applied to architecture from end of 16th…
17th century composers make a definite break with the past. "…
2 very different musical styles especially in vocal music. Cl…
17th to 18th Century... Baroque
Europe divided between Catholicism and Protestantism. Thirty…
17th to 18th Century - BAROQUE... Baroque
Baroque - originally applied to architecture from end of 16th…
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Da Capo History of Western Classical Music - Romanticism
Romanticism - The world... 19th-20th Cent…
Romanticism - music... 19th-20th Century
Romanticism - composers... 19th-20th Cent…
Romanticism - motives... 19th-20th Century
After the defeat of Napoleon in 1815, Europe more stable unti…
Growing importance of content over form. Emphasis on expressi…
Mendelssohn, Berlioz, Liszt, Richard Strauss, Saint-Saens wri…
Use of melodic motivic material: Berlioz - idee fixe. Wagner…
Romanticism - The world... 19th-20th Cent…
After the defeat of Napoleon in 1815, Europe more stable unti…
Romanticism - music... 19th-20th Century
Growing importance of content over form. Emphasis on expressi…
28 terms
Music - Section A - Western Classical Music
Time period of Baroque
Time period of Classical
Time period of Romantic
Time period of Neo-classical
1600-1750
1750-1820
1820-1900
1920+
Time period of Baroque
1600-1750
Time period of Classical
1750-1820
12 terms
Western Classical Music Quiz 1
basso continuo
Monteverdi Birth/Death Date
Bach Birth/Death Date
Orfeo Performance date
most improvised innovations in music in the 17th century, bas…
1567-643
1685 - 1750
Saturday, February 24, 1607
basso continuo
most improvised innovations in music in the 17th century, bas…
Monteverdi Birth/Death Date
1567-643
44 terms
Western Classical Music Test 2
affections
Basso Continuo
Figured Bass
Movement
emotions, moods; composers try to use musical language to dep…
a result from the emphasis of chords and bass; a very common…
part of basso continuo, refers to the bass part with numbers…
a piece that sounds fairly complete and independent but is pa…
affections
emotions, moods; composers try to use musical language to dep…
Basso Continuo
a result from the emphasis of chords and bass; a very common…
146 terms
Western Classical, Jazz, & Popular Music
RENAISSANCE (1550-1600)
Antiphony
Tierce de Picardie
Suspension
Modes, conjunct, polyphony (some homophony), imitation, a cap…
Different groups of musicians have alternating passages
Piece in minor mode ending on major chord
Dissonance where a note is held over into next chord
RENAISSANCE (1550-1600)
Modes, conjunct, polyphony (some homophony), imitation, a cap…
Antiphony
Different groups of musicians have alternating passages
24 terms
Western Classical Music quiz 1
music
frequency
pitch
dynamics
music is the art of sound in time
the rate or speed of the vibrations of a sound
the quality of highness or lowness of a sound
the level of strength of a sound (softest is pianissimo)
music
music is the art of sound in time
frequency
the rate or speed of the vibrations of a sound
28 terms
Western Classical Music quiz 2
forms
musical compositions
ABA
ABC
standardized patterns used by composers to organize the eleme…
take on their forms through repetition and contrast
A indicates the repetition and B indicates the contrast
This would be a piece of music with a great amount of contrast
forms
standardized patterns used by composers to organize the eleme…
musical compositions
take on their forms through repetition and contrast
61 terms
Intro to Western Classical Music Final
sonata-allegro form
exposition
development
recapitulation
a dramatic musical form of the Classical and Romantic periods…
in sonata-allegro form, the principal section, in which the t…
the center most point of sonata-allegro form, in which the th…
in sonata-allegro form, the return to the first theme and the…
sonata-allegro form
a dramatic musical form of the Classical and Romantic periods…
exposition
in sonata-allegro form, the principal section, in which the t…
22 terms
Western Classical Music Quiz 3
mid eighteenth century
emperor joseph II
concert hall
please and entertain
when did the classical style emerge
this person was known for his generous encouragement of the a…
a musical innovation of eighteenth century western society
music during the enlightenment was meant to...
mid eighteenth century
when did the classical style emerge
emperor joseph II
this person was known for his generous encouragement of the a…
66 terms
Music in the Western World--Classical Period
Classical Period
Two streams of thought
Aristocracy
Middle class
1750-1820... 18th century
Aristocracy ... Middle class
Advances in science and politics turned upper class away from…
Beginning to take place in society. Urge for freedom. Middle…
Classical Period
1750-1820... 18th century
Two streams of thought
Aristocracy ... Middle class
71 terms
Da Capo History of Western Classical Music - New Music
New Music... 20th Century
New Music - Debussy... 20th Century
New Music - Debussy... 20th Century
New Music - Ravel... 20th Century
1914 brought all the great European nations into WWI. 1930s s…
Claude-Achille Debussy 1862-1918 France. Breaking up or blurr…
Use of instrumental mutes in both stings and brass, 2 harps,…
Maurice Ravel 1875-1937. France. Pianist. Similar to Debussy…
New Music... 20th Century
1914 brought all the great European nations into WWI. 1930s s…
New Music - Debussy... 20th Century
Claude-Achille Debussy 1862-1918 France. Breaking up or blurr…
52 terms
Da Capo History of Western Classical Music - Renaissance
Renaissance
15th to 16th Century... Renaissance
Franco - Flemish composers - Dufay... Ren…
Franco - Flemish composers - Gilles Bi…
Beginning of 15th century to end of 16th century. One of most…
Late 14th century Burgundy [south central France] under contr…
Guillaume Dufay 1400 to 1474. Leading composer of Burgundian…
1400 to 1460. One of leading composers of first half of 15th…
Renaissance
Beginning of 15th century to end of 16th century. One of most…
15th to 16th Century... Renaissance
Late 14th century Burgundy [south central France] under contr…
30 terms
Music of Western Classic Tradition: Classic and romantic period
symphony no. 39
String Quartet
piano sorata
eineklieine nachtmusik
title: ... In E flat major met IV; genre: symphony; style per…
title: ... in C major op. 76 no 3; genre: string quartet (cha…
title: ...no 8 in C minor op. B (pathetiqe sonata) (III); sty…
title: ... k 525. mtv I; style period: classic period 1750-18…
symphony no. 39
title: ... In E flat major met IV; genre: symphony; style per…
String Quartet
title: ... in C major op. 76 no 3; genre: string quartet (cha…
28 terms
Music Appreciation Western Classic Music Review
Cavemen pounding on a hollowed log, or…
In response to the natural sounds that…
The earliest music produced by humans
50000 BC to about 4000 BC
Where did the first music come from?
How did the earliest music likely develop?
What is Prehistoric music?
When did the Prehistoric Era take place?
Cavemen pounding on a hollowed log, or…
Where did the first music come from?
In response to the natural sounds that…
How did the earliest music likely develop?
18 terms
Western Classical Music: Study Guide #2
Motet
Madrigal
Sacred Music
Secular Music
Sacred polyphonic voice, church music
Renaissance secular work, lyrics are love poems
Religious or spiritual music, Church or devotional music
Nonreligious music, the text is vernacular
Motet
Sacred polyphonic voice, church music
Madrigal
Renaissance secular work, lyrics are love poems
5 terms
Music - Western Classical Composers dates - Baroque
George Frideric Handel
Antonio Vivaldi
Johann Sebastian Bach
Georg Philipp Telemann
1685-1749
1678-1741
1685-1750
1681-1767
George Frideric Handel
1685-1749
Antonio Vivaldi
1678-1741
21 terms
Music - Western Classical Composers dates - 20th Century
Anton Bruckner
Arnold Schoenberg
Anton Webern
Aaron Copland
1824-1896 (transition composer)
1885-1935
1883-1945
1900-1990
Anton Bruckner
1824-1896 (transition composer)
Arnold Schoenberg
1885-1935
18 terms
Music - Western Classical Composers dates - Romantic
Felix Mendelssohn
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Johannes Brahms
Robert Schumann
1809-1847
1840-1893
1833-1897
1810-1856
Felix Mendelssohn
1809-1847
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
1840-1893
18 terms
Western Classical Music: Study Guide #2
Motet
Madrigal
Humanism
Acapella
polyphonic vocal genre, usually sacred. Considered Church music
Reinssance Secular work for voice, set to a short lyric love…
prime importance to human rather than divine matters.
just voice.
Motet
polyphonic vocal genre, usually sacred. Considered Church music
Madrigal
Reinssance Secular work for voice, set to a short lyric love…
61 terms
Da Capo History of Western Classical Music - Early, Medieval
Origins of Western Music
3500 BC to 200 AD... Origins of Western M…
Egypt... Origins of Western Music
Hebrew legacy... Origins of Western Music
Ancient Mesopotamia, Nineveh. Evidence of musicians playing s…
Sumer. 2800 BC. Importance of the lyre, simple percussion. Mu…
500 years after Sumer. Old Kingdom 2700 to 2200 BC. Harps, fl…
Old Testament. Singing, dancing as Moses led Hebrews out of E…
Origins of Western Music
Ancient Mesopotamia, Nineveh. Evidence of musicians playing s…
3500 BC to 200 AD... Origins of Western M…
Sumer. 2800 BC. Importance of the lyre, simple percussion. Mu…
28 terms
Glossary Area of Study 1: western classical music
Allegro
Andante
Antiphonal
Arco
Fast,quick
Walking pace, moderate speed
Bar or phrase alternately performed by two instruments, group…
With bow
Allegro
Fast,quick
Andante
Walking pace, moderate speed
21 terms
Western Classical Music Exam 1 Listening
Concerto for Harpsicord and Strings in…
Sinfonia a 8 in E flat Major: First mo…
Symphony in F Major: First movement
Sonata in A Major: Second movement
Johann Christian Bach... Uses flowing themes for a very elegant…
Johann Stamitz... Overall plan is similar to Sammartini's but ex…
Giovanni Battista Sammartini... Presents several different ideas…
C.P.E. Bach... Typical empfindsam style. Ornamentation is used a…
Concerto for Harpsicord and Strings in…
Johann Christian Bach... Uses flowing themes for a very elegant…
Sinfonia a 8 in E flat Major: First mo…
Johann Stamitz... Overall plan is similar to Sammartini's but ex…
49 terms
Western Classical Music Final Exam: Composers-Pieces
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643)
Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
Baroque Period... Notable pieces: "Brandenburg Concerto, No. 5";…
Baroque Period ... Notable pieces: "Orfeo"
Baroque Period... Notable pieces: "Dido and Aeneas"
Baroque Period ... Notable pieces: "The Four Seasons"
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Baroque Period... Notable pieces: "Brandenburg Concerto, No. 5";…
Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643)
Baroque Period ... Notable pieces: "Orfeo"
23 terms
Western Classical Music Final Short Answers
Franz Schubert
Schubertiade
lied
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
1797-1828, born and lived in Vienna... sang and played violin an…
social occasions where Franz Schubert entertained his friends…
german art song, art songs emerged from song in popular cultu…
poet of Schubert's lieder, wrote german romantic poetry
Franz Schubert
1797-1828, born and lived in Vienna... sang and played violin an…
Schubertiade
social occasions where Franz Schubert entertained his friends…
30 terms
Classical Music
1725-1810
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Joseph Haydn
Simplicity
Sacred Music
Dates of the Classical period
Composers of the classical period
The focus of the classical period
Religious Music
1725-1810
Dates of the Classical period
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Joseph Haydn
Composers of the classical period
48 terms
Western Music
Pitch
Interval
Octave
Tone
Highness or lowness of a sound.
Distance in pitch between any 2 tones.
When tones are separated by an interval.
Sound that has a definite pitch (piano not snare drum).
Pitch
Highness or lowness of a sound.
Interval
Distance in pitch between any 2 tones.
11 terms
Classical Music
Piano
Composer
Mozart
Beethoven
A musical instrument with a keyboard and wooden case enclosin…
A person who writes music
Austrian composer and pianist ... - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756…
German composer and pianist ... - Ludwig van Beethoven 1770-1827
Piano
A musical instrument with a keyboard and wooden case enclosin…
Composer
A person who writes music
16 terms
IGCSE Music: Classical Music
Gluck
Haydn
Mozart
Salieri
German opera composer.
Austrian strings composer.
Austrian piano/vocal composer. One of the most famous compose…
Italian opera composer.
Gluck
German opera composer.
Haydn
Austrian strings composer.
19 terms
Western Classical
Renaissance
Renaissance Melody
Renaissance Texture
Renaissance Harmony
1550-1600
- based on modes but increasing use of accidentals... - mostly c…
- generally polyphonic, including imitative polyphony... - some…
- mainly root-position and first-inversion chords... - cadences…
Renaissance
1550-1600
Renaissance Melody
- based on modes but increasing use of accidentals... - mostly c…
13 terms
Western Music
a young persons guide to the orchestra
alleluia o virga mediatrix
ma fin est mon commencement
gaude maria virgo
Benjamin Britten
Hildegard of Bingen
Guillaume de Machaut
Notre Dame School
a young persons guide to the orchestra
Benjamin Britten
alleluia o virga mediatrix
Hildegard of Bingen
11 terms
'And The Glory Of The Lord' from Messiah - Handel (Western classical music 1600 - 1899)
Explain the performing forces used in…
What is the structure like?
Describe the melody?
What is the rhythm metre and tempo like?
- choir is made up of sopranos, altos, tenors and basses... - ac…
- starts with an orchestra introduction, called a ritornello…
- movement is based on 4 motifs ... - 1 = "And the glory the glo…
- in 3/4 which makes the piece sound very dance-like... - mainta…
Explain the performing forces used in…
- choir is made up of sopranos, altos, tenors and basses... - ac…
What is the structure like?
- starts with an orchestra introduction, called a ritornello…
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