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107 terms
humanities music
pitch
scale
sharp symbol
flat symbol
vibrations per second. most music focuses on 88 pitches
an arrangement of 8 pitches played in ascending or descending…
#
b
pitch
vibrations per second. most music focuses on 88 pitches
scale
an arrangement of 8 pitches played in ascending or descending…
61 terms
music-humanities
sound
rhythm
harmony
scale
pitch,scale, duration,dynamics
beats, tempo.
two or more tones sounded at the same time.
arrangement of pitches played in ascending or descending orde…
sound
pitch,scale, duration,dynamics
rhythm
beats, tempo.
31 terms
Humanities - Music
violin (strings)
viola (strings)
cello (violoncello) (strings)
harp (strings)
violin (strings)
viola (strings)
125 terms
humanities- MUSIC
opera
libretto
librettist
composer
drama sung to orchestral accompaniment
the text of the opera
writes the text of the opera
writes the music; most associated with the opera
opera
drama sung to orchestral accompaniment
libretto
the text of the opera
108 terms
music humanities
whole note
whole rest
how many beats do a whole note and a w…
dotted half note
4
whole note
whole rest
78 terms
Music- Humanities
whole note
whole rest
dotted half note
dotted half rest
whole note
whole rest
11 terms
Humanities Music
Vivaldi; Four Seasons, "Spring"
Bach; Brandenburg Concerto 1721
Bach; Air on G String (Suite No. 3, Se…
Bach; B Minor Mass Crucifixus
music
music
music
music
Vivaldi; Four Seasons, "Spring"
music
Bach; Brandenburg Concerto 1721
music
25 terms
Humanities Music
Melody
Harmony
Rhythm
Form
the part of the piece of the music that you can sing back, hu…
the supporting chords and pitches which supports the melody
the pattern of stressed and unstressed sound
refers to the way a piece of music is structured.
Melody
the part of the piece of the music that you can sing back, hu…
Harmony
the supporting chords and pitches which supports the melody
57 terms
Music (Humanities)
Hearers
Listeners
Formalism
Expressionism
do not attempt to perceive accurately either the structure ot…
concentrate their attention upon the form, details as well as…
Music has no subject matter and music has no revelatory meaning
Music evokes feelings.
Hearers
do not attempt to perceive accurately either the structure ot…
Listeners
concentrate their attention upon the form, details as well as…
141 terms
Music Humanities
Hearers
Listeners
Formalism
Expressionism
do not attempt to perceive accurately either the structure ot…
concentrate their attention upon the form, details as well as…
Music has no subject matter and music has no revelatory meaning
Music evokes feelings.
Hearers
do not attempt to perceive accurately either the structure ot…
Listeners
concentrate their attention upon the form, details as well as…
17 terms
Music Humanities
Pitch
Dynamics
Tone color
Strings
The highness or lowness of sound that we hear
Degrees of loudness or softness in music
Timbre ... Bright, dark, brilliant, mellow, rich
Guitar, violin, vello
Pitch
The highness or lowness of sound that we hear
Dynamics
Degrees of loudness or softness in music
16 terms
Music Humanities: Renaissance Music
Humanism
Rhythm in Renaissance Music
Two Main Forms of Renaissance Music
Motet
dominant intellectual movement of the Renaissance; painters a…
a gentle flow rather than a sharply defined beat
motet and mass
a polyphonic coral work set to a sacred Latin text other than…
Humanism
dominant intellectual movement of the Renaissance; painters a…
Rhythm in Renaissance Music
a gentle flow rather than a sharply defined beat
humanities music
5th symphony
unfinished symphony
new world symphony, going home
the grand march
beethoven. german.
schubert. austrian.
dvorak. czech.
verdi. italian.
5th symphony
beethoven. german.
unfinished symphony
schubert. austrian.
120 terms
humanities music
opera
libretto
librettist
composer
drama sung to orchestral accompaniment
the text of the opera
writes the text of the opera
writes the music; most associated with the opera
opera
drama sung to orchestral accompaniment
libretto
the text of the opera
17 terms
Humanities: Music
hearing
listening
note
phrases
one does not attempt to perceive accurately structure and for…
one focuses attention: details, structure, form, content
the smallest unit or building block of music, notes are units…
a small coherent action of a complete musical statement
hearing
one does not attempt to perceive accurately structure and for…
listening
one focuses attention: details, structure, form, content
32 terms
Humanities of Music
Soundscape
Music or Nonmusic
Rhythm
Metrical Rhythm
The charateristic sounds of a particular place. What is impor…
Music is a sound that is humanly pattern or organized and has…
The time element of sound.
Is when you can hear a recurring pattern and the timing of th…
Soundscape
The charateristic sounds of a particular place. What is impor…
Music or Nonmusic
Music is a sound that is humanly pattern or organized and has…
25 terms
Music Humanities
In a major key the dominant seventh ch…
Music predominantly in G major but per…
This isn't how modern musicians approa…
two voices sing at the same melody at…
scale degrees 5, 7, 2, and 4
modal mixture
They encouraged Instrumental musicians to focus on the develo…
parallel organum
In a major key the dominant seventh ch…
scale degrees 5, 7, 2, and 4
Music predominantly in G major but per…
modal mixture
12 terms
Music Humanities: Medieval Music
Nobles
Peasentry
Clergy
Instruments in Medieval Music
sheltered; engaged in combat as knights in armor; no suffering
most of the population; lived miserably; lived in one room hu…
powerful influence on society from the Roman Catholic Church;…
frowned upon; only one used is the organ
Nobles
sheltered; engaged in combat as knights in armor; no suffering
Peasentry
most of the population; lived miserably; lived in one room hu…
31 terms
Music Humanities: Baroque Music
Age of Absolutism
Baroque Composers
Late (1680-1750) Period
Opera
Baroque period known as this; many rulers exercised absolute…
Handel and Bach; also Monteverdi, Purcell, Corelli, Vivaldi
sub-period of the Baroque period where music was best known t…
created by Italian composer of the early baroque period; a dr…
Age of Absolutism
Baroque period known as this; many rulers exercised absolute…
Baroque Composers
Handel and Bach; also Monteverdi, Purcell, Corelli, Vivaldi
134 terms
humanities adv. adkins (music)
jazz
Jazz
improvisation,syncopation solo
swing jazz
type of music first developed by African Americans around the…
originally drew on ragtime, gospel,black spiritual songs, Wes…
characteristics of jazz
played by Big Bands in the 1930s-40s
jazz
type of music first developed by African Americans around the…
Jazz
originally drew on ragtime, gospel,black spiritual songs, Wes…
11 terms
Music Humanities: Classical Music
Age of Enlightenment
Middle Class
Emperor Joseph II of Austria
Where Mozart Was Buried
Classical Era called this because it was a turning point in h…
still struggling for rights during the Classical Era
reigned from 1780-1790; abolished serfdom, closed monasteries…
in a sack in an unmarked communal grave; Emperor Joseph II of…
Age of Enlightenment
Classical Era called this because it was a turning point in h…
Middle Class
still struggling for rights during the Classical Era
10 terms
Music Humanities: Jazz Music
Instruments in Jazz Music
Melody in Jazz Music
Rhythm and Harmony in Jazz Music
Harmony in Jazz Music
each had specific roles; trumpet, clarinet, trombone, tuba, b…
provided by trumpet
provided by piano and banjo
very simple
Instruments in Jazz Music
each had specific roles; trumpet, clarinet, trombone, tuba, b…
Melody in Jazz Music
provided by trumpet
41 terms
Humanities music
Pitch
Dynamics
Timbre
Meter
The relative highness or lowness of a sound
The relative loudness or softness of a sound
The _______ of a tone allows us to distinguish the same pitch…
Number of beats in a measure
Pitch
The relative highness or lowness of a sound
Dynamics
The relative loudness or softness of a sound
15 terms
Music Humanities: Introduction to Music
Pitch
Dynamics
Timbre
Duration
the highness or lowness of sound
the degrees of loudness or softness in music
also known as tone color; examples: bright, dark, brilliant,…
the length of time that a musical sound lasts
Pitch
the highness or lowness of sound
Dynamics
the degrees of loudness or softness in music
21 terms
Humanities Music
Toccata and Fugue in D minor
Symphony No.40 in G minor
Piano Concerto No.1 in B-Flat minor
Also Sprach Zarathustra
Johann Sebastian Bach
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Pyotor Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Richard Strauss
Toccata and Fugue in D minor
Johann Sebastian Bach
Symphony No.40 in G minor
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
36 terms
Music Humanities
Midevil Chords
Gregorian Chant
Gregorian Chant Texture
Plain Chant
Use of the arts to show off.
Pope Gregory I, writing and putting it down.
Monophonic
Is like Gregorian Chant. Melody sung alone or by a group in u…
Midevil Chords
Use of the arts to show off.
Gregorian Chant
Pope Gregory I, writing and putting it down.
55 terms
Music Humanities
Rhythm
Beats
Tempo
Meter
-Duration/placement of sound... -duration of notes... -the way musi…
The most basic unit of music
The speed at which music is played
Collection of strong and weak beats
Rhythm
-Duration/placement of sound... -duration of notes... -the way musi…
Beats
The most basic unit of music
19 terms
humanities- Music
listener
hearer
tone
consonance
one who listens to music with careful attention to details an…
one who hears music without careful attention to details or s…
a sound with one definite frequency of a sound dominated by o…
when two or more tones are sounded simultaneously and the res…
listener
one who listens to music with careful attention to details an…
hearer
one who hears music without careful attention to details or s…
19 terms
Humanities Music
Pitch
Scale
tempo
Largo
is measured in vibrations per second
an arrangement of keys played in ascending or descending order
rate of speed of the composition
very slow
Pitch
is measured in vibrations per second
Scale
an arrangement of keys played in ascending or descending order
9 terms
Humanities Music
Piano Concert No. 2
Glasswork, Opening
Symphony No. 3
The Firebird Suite
Rachmoninoff- Slow beginning but picks up. Sounds very Russia…
Glass- Echo-y sounding... piano solo difficult to play cause…
Brahms- Tragedy music, beautiful trebel cleff melody. No Pian…
Stravinsky- French Horn, sounds like music off of a flight mo…
Piano Concert No. 2
Rachmoninoff- Slow beginning but picks up. Sounds very Russia…
Glasswork, Opening
Glass- Echo-y sounding... piano solo difficult to play cause…
32 terms
Music Humanities
Melody
Harmony
Rhythm
Form
The part of the piece that you can sing back, hum or that is…
The surrounding chords and pitches which support the melody.…
The pattern of stressed and unstressed sound. A rhythm doesn'…
Refers to the way a piece of music is structured. Pop songs a…
Melody
The part of the piece that you can sing back, hum or that is…
Harmony
The surrounding chords and pitches which support the melody.…
Humanities Music
Medieval
Baroque
Bach, Brandenburg Concerto
Handel, Water Music Messiah
Music of the church: Gregorian Chant- monophonic- one tone =…
Instruments: harpsichord, strings, winds -no strong dynamics…
Baroque
Baroque
Medieval
Music of the church: Gregorian Chant- monophonic- one tone =…
Baroque
Instruments: harpsichord, strings, winds -no strong dynamics…
43 terms
humanities music
pitch
scale
#
b
measured in vibrations per second
an arrangement of 8 pitches playing in descending order
sharp
flat
pitch
measured in vibrations per second
scale
an arrangement of 8 pitches playing in descending order
27 terms
MUSIC HUMANITIES -
Pitch
Interval
Describe interval
Jaws / Over the rainbow
musical term used to denote frequency, generally referring on…
the "distance" between two pitches
big / small or wide / narrow
Jaws- half-step / small interval; rainbow - begins with octav…
Pitch
musical term used to denote frequency, generally referring on…
Interval
the "distance" between two pitches
111 terms
humanities music test
whole note
whole rest
dotted half note
dotted half rest
whole note
whole rest
51 terms
Humanities Music
Stave/Staff
Chant
Cantata
Sonata
5 lines and between showing the pitch of musical notes
A sung piece in which all singers have the same notes. Monoph…
A sung piece, longer in length
A played piece, longer in length
Stave/Staff
5 lines and between showing the pitch of musical notes
Chant
A sung piece in which all singers have the same notes. Monoph…
62 terms
HUMANITIES - MUSIC
pitch, duration, volume, timbre of ton…
pitch
duration
volume
properties of musical sound
the location of a tone in the musical scale in relation to hi…
this property of sound depends on the length of time over whi…
the term refers to force or percussive effects as a result of…
pitch, duration, volume, timbre of ton…
properties of musical sound
pitch
the location of a tone in the musical scale in relation to hi…
36 terms
Humanities - Music
When did a standard way of writing dow…
Order of Eras
In Ancient Greece, music = ?
Popular figure in the Arts from Greek…
about 1600
Ancient World ... Middle Ages... Renaissance ... Baroque ... Classical
Muses (daughters of Zeus and Goddesses of Creativity and Insp…
Orpheus - master musician, poet, and prophet who unsuccessful…
When did a standard way of writing dow…
about 1600
Order of Eras
Ancient World ... Middle Ages... Renaissance ... Baroque ... Classical
40 terms
Music Humanities
Oral Tradition
Monophony
Homophony
Imitative Polyphony
method of passing on information by word of mouth, how the ma…
1 line of music; no harmony and only melody
when there is a harmony and a melody
all parts singing the same thing (like row row row your boat)
Oral Tradition
method of passing on information by word of mouth, how the ma…
Monophony
1 line of music; no harmony and only melody
81 terms
Music Humanities
melody
melody - conjunct
melody - disjunct
rhythm
succession of single pitches that we perceive as recognisable…
"stepwise" (very little space)
"leaps" (space between them)
moves music forwards
melody
succession of single pitches that we perceive as recognisable…
melody - conjunct
"stepwise" (very little space)
65 terms
Humanities: music
Hildegard de Bingen
Ventadorm
Machaut
Palestrina
Medieval, religious subjects but not part of mass "o viridiss…
Medieval "quan vei la lauzeta mover"
Medieval "rose, liz"
Renaissance "kyrie"
Hildegard de Bingen
Medieval, religious subjects but not part of mass "o viridiss…
Ventadorm
Medieval "quan vei la lauzeta mover"
10 terms
Humanities: Music
Tone
Tempo, Rhythm, Beat
Tempo
Consonance
A sound with a definite frequency or a sound dominated by one…
Three music elements
Speed of the beat
Two or more tones are sounded simultaneously and the result i…
Tone
A sound with a definite frequency or a sound dominated by one…
Tempo, Rhythm, Beat
Three music elements
Humanities: Music
John Cage
John Cage's proudest work
Sound
Vibrations travel through ________
Famous composer
"everything we do is music"
Begins with the vibration of an object
Medium (air)
John Cage
Famous composer
John Cage's proudest work
"everything we do is music"
9 terms
Music humanities
Satb (highest to lowest) and examples
3 musical req
Formalist vs expressive
6 musical elements
Soprano alto tenor bass
Vibration resonator pitch
F=how it's done... E=the emotion or feeling
Rhythm melody harmony timbre tempo dynamics
Satb (highest to lowest) and examples
Soprano alto tenor bass
3 musical req
Vibration resonator pitch
11 terms
music humanities
incidental music
symphonic overture
program music
exoticism
played in between acts
taken from opera and one movement
...
represents a mood
incidental music
played in between acts
symphonic overture
taken from opera and one movement
44 terms
humanities music
Harmony
Pitch
adagio
Largo
2 notes sounded together at the same time
highness or lowness of a sound
slow, slately
slowly, broadly
Harmony
2 notes sounded together at the same time
Pitch
highness or lowness of a sound
11 terms
humanities music
Sextet from Lucia Di Lammermoor
Overture from The Magic Flute (Die Zau…
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Symphony No. 9 Chorale
Donizetti
Mozart
The Beatles
Beethoven
Sextet from Lucia Di Lammermoor
Donizetti
Overture from The Magic Flute (Die Zau…
Mozart
15 terms
Humanities Music
Orff,
Verdi,
Puccini,
Tchaikovsky,
Carmina Burana, O Fortuna
La Donna e Mobile
Nessun Dorma
Nutcracker Suite, Sugarplum Fairy
Orff,
Carmina Burana, O Fortuna
Verdi,
La Donna e Mobile
10 terms
Humanities music
Bach German
Handel German
Mozart Austrian
Mozart Austrian
Brandeburg Concerto No. 2
Hallelujah from Messiah
Marriage of Figaro
Symphony no 40
Bach German
Brandeburg Concerto No. 2
Handel German
Hallelujah from Messiah
46 terms
Music Humanities
pitch
register
interval
octave equivalence
The specific quality of a sound that makes it a recognizable…
A division of the range of an instrument or singing voice. Us…
The distance between two pitches.
The interval of eight diatonic degrees between two tones of t…
pitch
The specific quality of a sound that makes it a recognizable…
register
A division of the range of an instrument or singing voice. Us…
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