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246 terms
Music History Final - Vocabulary
Aulos
Lyre
Kithara
Ethos
...
...
Ancient Greek instrument, a large LYRE.
...
Aulos
...
Lyre
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12 terms
Music History
Middle Ages (dates)
Renaissance (dates)
Baroque (dates)
Hildegarde von Bingen
450 - 1450
1450 - 1600
1600-1750
Middle Ages
Middle Ages (dates)
450 - 1450
Renaissance (dates)
1450 - 1600
Music History Vocabulary
Sacred
Secular
Medieval
Chant
music used for church, for worship, or other religious purposes
music that is not religious, used for entertainment or expres…
1st musical era, 450-1450
Earliest type of vocal music used in churches, sung without r…
Sacred
music used for church, for worship, or other religious purposes
Secular
music that is not religious, used for entertainment or expres…
231 terms
Music Praxis - Music History
Antiquity
Medieval
Renaissance
Baroque
500AD-500BC
500BC-1300
1300-1600
1600-1750
Antiquity
500AD-500BC
Medieval
500BC-1300
20 terms
Elementary Music History Vocabulary
Aria
Ballet
Chant
Clavier
Vocal solo in an opera
A graceful dance - started in Italy during Renaissance
Musical prayer or sermon - Medieval
Musical keyboard
Aria
Vocal solo in an opera
Ballet
A graceful dance - started in Italy during Renaissance
70 terms
Music History Vocabulary
Baroque
High Period Baroque
Early Modern Period
Virtuosity
-to designate a period of style of European music roughly cov…
-the period 1625-1675 that described music and architecture.…
-time period of 1500-1800 roughly. ... -Characterizes the time p…
someone who is extraordinarily skillful beyond the normal hum…
Baroque
-to designate a period of style of European music roughly cov…
High Period Baroque
-the period 1625-1675 that described music and architecture.…
Music History Baroque Vocabulary
Opera
Camerata
Aria
Recitative
Born in Italy; storytelling through music (music + drama)... -Op…
A group of scholars bringing music + drama together
A song for solo voice with orchestral accompaniment... -Da capo…
Speech-like singing... -Seco recitative: accompanied only by a b…
Opera
Born in Italy; storytelling through music (music + drama)... -Op…
Camerata
A group of scholars bringing music + drama together
110 terms
RCM Music History 2 - Vocabulary
monophonic texture
polyphonic texture
modes
neumes
Music consisting of a single line of melody (a voice)... No harm…
Two or more melodic lines (or voice) heard simultaneously.... co…
Scale patterns distinguished by their own order of tones and…
Earliest form of notation in Western art music.
monophonic texture
Music consisting of a single line of melody (a voice)... No harm…
polyphonic texture
Two or more melodic lines (or voice) heard simultaneously.... co…
13 terms
Music History vocabulary
Gregorian Chant
monophonic/monophony
Homophonic/homophony
polyphonic/polyphony
Pope Gregory
one melody, no accompaniment
1 melody with one accompaniment
2 or more melodies
Gregorian Chant
Pope Gregory
monophonic/monophony
one melody, no accompaniment
57 terms
Music History
Antiquity
Egyptian Music
shofar (Ram's Horn)
ch'in (zither family)
Music era, 4000 years ago, when music was used for communicat…
Ancient music using lute, lyre, and harp.
Ancient Hebrew music used what instrument?
Ancient Chinese music used what instrument?
Antiquity
Music era, 4000 years ago, when music was used for communicat…
Egyptian Music
Ancient music using lute, lyre, and harp.
42 terms
Music History Vocabulary Terms
Music
Pitch
Melody
Harmony
- Organized sound
- Relative highness or lowness of a single note
- Change in pitch over time; a tune
- Two or more notes played at the same time; multiple notes s…
Music
- Organized sound
Pitch
- Relative highness or lowness of a single note
Music History Vocabulary Terms
Theremin
Ondes Martenot
Atonal
Decadence
-invented by Russian physicist Lev Sergeyevich Termen in 1920…
-looks like a small keyboard, sound comes through a speaker.…
Freely Atonal Period; 1908-1923... -absence of tonal center ... Exa…
-Acceptance of doing things for no reason other than pleasure…
Theremin
-invented by Russian physicist Lev Sergeyevich Termen in 1920…
Ondes Martenot
-looks like a small keyboard, sound comes through a speaker.…
393 terms
RCM Music History 1 - Vocabulary
Measure
A material unit containing a fixed num…
Meter
Fixed pattern of strong and weak beats.
A material unit containing a fixed number of beats; separated…
Measure
Fixed pattern of strong and weak beats.
Meter
Measure
A material unit containing a fixed number of beats; separated…
A material unit containing a fixed num…
Measure
Music History Vocabulary
song cycle
character pieces
idèe fixe
rubato
group of songs unified by a story line, narrative thread, or…
short programmatic work usually for solo piano
term coined by Berlioz for a reoccurring musical idea that li…
slight holding back or pressing forward of tempo to intensify…
song cycle
group of songs unified by a story line, narrative thread, or…
character pieces
short programmatic work usually for solo piano
25 terms
Music History
What are the 3 classifications of clas…
1) When was the Classical Period?... 2) W…
Which philosophers from classical anti…
What were Minuets and when were they p…
1) It is supported by a large body of written philosophical a…
1) 1750-1810 (approximately)... 2) a) Western European... b) Carna…
Pythagorus (500 BC)... Aristotle... Plato
Minuets were dances that were adopted in 1620, but became cru…
What are the 3 classifications of clas…
1) It is supported by a large body of written philosophical a…
1) When was the Classical Period?... 2) W…
1) 1750-1810 (approximately)... 2) a) Western European... b) Carna…
Music History
Hildegard of Bingen birth + death
Columba Aspexit
Jubilemus exultemus dates
Jubilemus exultemus origin
1098 - 1179
for St. Maximus feast - Melodic variation - Sense of Smell
1100
Abbey of St. Martial at Limoges -
Hildegard of Bingen birth + death
1098 - 1179
Columba Aspexit
for St. Maximus feast - Melodic variation - Sense of Smell
14 terms
The History of Music
Medieval
Renaissance
Baroque
Classical
This musical period covers music from 1000-1450
This musical period covers music from 1450-1600
This musical period covers music from 1600-1750
This musical period covers music from 1750-1820
Medieval
This musical period covers music from 1000-1450
Renaissance
This musical period covers music from 1450-1600
Music Theory, Vocabulary, and History
Accelerando
Allegro
Adagio
Andante
Becoming faster.
Cheerful, lively.
Slow.
Walking.
Accelerando
Becoming faster.
Allegro
Cheerful, lively.
12 terms
Music History Eras -years and music
450-1450 (the first era we studied)
1450-1600 (the second era we studied)
1600-1750 (the third era we studied)
1750-1825 (the fourth era we studied)
The years of the Medieval Era were...
The years of the Renaissance Era were...
The years of the Baroque Era were...
The years of the Classical Era were...
450-1450 (the first era we studied)
The years of the Medieval Era were...
1450-1600 (the second era we studied)
The years of the Renaissance Era were...
72 terms
music history vocabulary
cantillation
rite
liturgy
basilica
chanting of sacred texts
consists of a church calendar, a liturgy, and a repertory of…
body of text and ritual actions
type of architecture; long, rectangular buildings
cantillation
chanting of sacred texts
rite
consists of a church calendar, a liturgy, and a repertory of…
Music History Vocabulary
Psalm
Cantillation
Chant
Church calendar
A poem of praise to God, one of 150 in the Book of Psalms in…
Chanting of a sacred text by a solo singer, particularly in t…
(1) Unison unaccompanied song, particularly that of the Latin…
In a Christian RITE, the schedule of days commemorating speci…
Psalm
A poem of praise to God, one of 150 in the Book of Psalms in…
Cantillation
Chanting of a sacred text by a solo singer, particularly in t…
Music History unit 3 vocabulary
Rondellus
Strophic
Burden
Humanism
A three voice motet that used voice exchange
Through sung
Tag at the end of strophic
A movement that revived ancient learning, particularly gramma…
Rondellus
A three voice motet that used voice exchange
Strophic
Through sung
103 terms
Music History Vocabulary
counterpoint
Monophonic texture
homophonic texture
Polyphonic texture
Combination of two or more melodic lines... Example: Canon in D…
single line of melody w/ no harmony... Example:
Single line of melody supported by a harmonic accompaniment... E…
combination of 2+melodic lines; aka counterpoint... Example: Can…
counterpoint
Combination of two or more melodic lines... Example: Canon in D…
Monophonic texture
single line of melody w/ no harmony... Example:
Music History Vocabulary
Galant
empfindsam style
connoisseur
periodicity
new musical style created in 1720s based on periodic melodies…
(emotional style): characterized by surprising turns of harmo…
Connoisseur was a term coined in the early eighteenth century…
Periodicity was one of the characteristic features of Classic…
Galant
new musical style created in 1720s based on periodic melodies…
empfindsam style
(emotional style): characterized by surprising turns of harmo…
History & Music Vocabulary
Melody
Rhythm
Harmony
Texture
A sequence of single tones
The patterns of beats
Relationship of tones played together
threads that make up musical fabric
Melody
A sequence of single tones
Rhythm
The patterns of beats
Music History Vocabulary
Melody
Pitch
Harmony
Chord
A coherent sucession of single pitches
Refers to the highness or lowness of a tone
Describes the movement and relationship of intervals and chords
A group of notes sounded together, as a basis of harmony
Melody
A coherent sucession of single pitches
Pitch
Refers to the highness or lowness of a tone
24 terms
Music history vocabulary
Pitch
Interval
Tone
Dynamics
Degree of highness or lowness of a tone
Space between two notes
Musical or vocal sound with reference to its pitch, quality,…
Volume to a sound
Pitch
Degree of highness or lowness of a tone
Interval
Space between two notes
31 terms
Music History Unit Vocabulary & Facts
genre
overture
aria
blues
type of music (i.e. rock, jazz, hip-hop, blues, etc.)
an instrumental work designed to begin an opera or other dram…
a vocal solo that occurs during an opera.
a genre of music that has a sad undertone
genre
type of music (i.e. rock, jazz, hip-hop, blues, etc.)
overture
an instrumental work designed to begin an opera or other dram…
23 terms
Music History Vocabulary
Baroque Period
Classical Period
Romantic Period
Sonata
The period of music history from the mid-1600s to the mid-170…
The period of music history from the mid-1700s to the early 1…
A period of music, art, and literature (mostly the 1800s and…
Italian for "sounded." A composition meant to demonstrate the…
Baroque Period
The period of music history from the mid-1600s to the mid-170…
Classical Period
The period of music history from the mid-1700s to the early 1…
Music History Vocabulary
Scalewise
Triadic
Phrases
Cadences
The notes move by half or whole step within the key
Common chord typ, consisting of three pitches built on altern…
musical unit; often a component of a melody
Resting place in a musical phrase; music punctuation
Scalewise
The notes move by half or whole step within the key
Triadic
Common chord typ, consisting of three pitches built on altern…
Music History Vocabulary
Liturgical
Secular
Plainchant
Modes
Religious music, supporting the church
non- religious music
vocal music for church services, known as gregorian chant, mo…
Variety of scale patterns, served as basis for euro art music…
Liturgical
Religious music, supporting the church
Secular
non- religious music
113 terms
music history vocabulary
accelerando
accidental
accompaniment
allegro
to gradually get faster
sharp, flat or natural sign before a note indicating rhat the…
a musical background
fast tempo
accelerando
to gradually get faster
accidental
sharp, flat or natural sign before a note indicating rhat the…
84 terms
Music App: Music History
a.d. 450 - a.d.1450
Nobles, Peasants, Clergy
Musical Instruments and Hired Musicians
minstrel
dates for the Middle Ages
Social classes during the Middle Ages
two things that nobles could buy with their money
a traveling musician
a.d. 450 - a.d.1450
dates for the Middle Ages
Nobles, Peasants, Clergy
Social classes during the Middle Ages
Music History Timeline
Renaissance
Giovanni Palestrina
Orlande de Lassus
Tomas Luis de Victoria
1450-1600
1525-1594- Renaissance
1532-1594-Renaissance
1548-1611-Renaissance
Renaissance
1450-1600
Giovanni Palestrina
1525-1594- Renaissance
84 terms
Music History
Baroque
Basso continuo
Realization
Stile Antico
A term borrowed from art historians. A more decorative and or…
Improvised harmony. Beginning in the baroque era
Improvised accompaniment. Made by looking at the bass line
Ancient style. A style codified by Gioseffo Zarlino, who writ…
Baroque
A term borrowed from art historians. A more decorative and or…
Basso continuo
Improvised harmony. Beginning in the baroque era
Music History
Sacred
Secular
Chant
Neumes
religious music
Non-religious music
Prayers sung on pitches
The first music notation
Sacred
religious music
Secular
Non-religious music
16 terms
Music History 101 Vocabulary
Academy
Accretion
Anxiety of Influence
Baroque Violin
In the 18th and 19th centuries, a concert given by a composer…
The process of growth or enlargement by gradual buildup as in…
[The idea that a poet or other artistic creator must delibera…
Syle of violin in use until the early part of the 19th centur…
Academy
In the 18th and 19th centuries, a concert given by a composer…
Accretion
The process of growth or enlargement by gradual buildup as in…
45 terms
Music History: Composers/Time Periods
Leonin
Hildegarde von Bingen
Perotin the Great
Guillaume de Machaut
Medieval Period
Medieval Period
Medieval Period
Medieval Period
Leonin
Medieval Period
Hildegarde von Bingen
Medieval Period
Music History Exam 1 Vocabulary
Aulos
Kithara
Apollo
Dionysus
paired double reed instrument associated with the cult of Dio…
a large lyre for processions and religious ceremonies
Greek philosophy of music related to order, discipline and in…
Greek philosophy of music related to the Greek god, Dionysus.…
Aulos
paired double reed instrument associated with the cult of Dio…
Kithara
a large lyre for processions and religious ceremonies
27 terms
Music History
Galant style
Alberti Bass
Empfindsamer Style
Sturm und Drang
Lighter than Bach, homophonic textures
Expressive Style
Storm and Stress
Galant style
Lighter than Bach, homophonic textures
Alberti Bass
133 terms
Music History
primitive prehistoric period
ancient greece and rome ("antiquity")
the middle ages (476-1450)
-the renaissance (1350-1600)
a human voice was the first tool used in language, ... used thei…
the greek civilization was different from other cultures beca…
ancient rome collapsed; pope was not only the catholic leader…
individualism; this lead to MORE ART; the music scene also gr…
primitive prehistoric period
a human voice was the first tool used in language, ... used thei…
ancient greece and rome ("antiquity")
the greek civilization was different from other cultures beca…
Music History
Lutheran Chorale
Caccia
Isorhythm
Virelai
Reformation. It introduced congressional singing. The congreg…
Italian 14th century. ... Two voices in cannon at the unison. It…
Motes of the 14th century. recurrent patterns often quite lon…
Medieval French verse used often in poetry and music. It is o…
Lutheran Chorale
Reformation. It introduced congressional singing. The congreg…
Caccia
Italian 14th century. ... Two voices in cannon at the unison. It…
18 terms
Music History
Medieval Period
Renaissance
Baroque
Classical
500-1400. polyphonic, monophonic, monorhythmic, music sung in…
1400-1600. Martin Luther, Lutheran Music. Written in metrical…
1600-1750. Music began using harmony. Music included Opera, O…
1750-1820. Mostly homophonic music. used a variety of keys, m…
Medieval Period
500-1400. polyphonic, monophonic, monorhythmic, music sung in…
Renaissance
1400-1600. Martin Luther, Lutheran Music. Written in metrical…
107 terms
Music History Final Study Guide
Pio Ospedale della Pietà, Venice
Concertato
Ritornello (5) Solo (4)
Solo concerto (Fast, Slow, Fast)
A charitable organization for indillegent, illegitimate, or o…
"To contend/work with" - is later applied to large ensemble i…
Typical form of Vivaldi's Fast movement that alternates betwe…
Vivaldi's Concerto form ... Outer mvts constructed from series o…
Pio Ospedale della Pietà, Venice
A charitable organization for indillegent, illegitimate, or o…
Concertato
"To contend/work with" - is later applied to large ensemble i…
19 terms
Music History Vocabulary 8
post tonal
avant garde`
Atonal
Spreechstimme
a general term for music after 1900
term that is best reserved for art that seeks to overthrow ac…
music that avoids establishing any notes as a tonal center
speaking voice
post tonal
a general term for music after 1900
avant garde`
term that is best reserved for art that seeks to overthrow ac…
15 terms
Music History Vocabulary #2
Ledger Line
Sharp
Flat
Natural
A short line added for notes above or below the range of a st…
Higher in pitch
Lower in pitch
An accidental which cancels previous accidentals and represen…
Ledger Line
A short line added for notes above or below the range of a st…
Sharp
Higher in pitch
30 terms
Music History Vocabulary 1
tempo
rythmn
interval
Musica Ficta
speed
how the notes are arranged in time / the series of notes with…
the distance between notes
"feigned" if notes were going upwards, be sure that the two n…
tempo
speed
rythmn
how the notes are arranged in time / the series of notes with…
Music History 1 Vocabulary
Seconda prattica
Giulio Caccini
Claudio Monteverdi
L'Orfeo
coined by Monteverdi, describes the early baroque music's fre…
celebrated singer and composer of the late renaissance and ea…
a composer and priest that helped pioneer the transition from…
one of the first written operas, and the earliest surviving o…
Seconda prattica
coined by Monteverdi, describes the early baroque music's fre…
Giulio Caccini
celebrated singer and composer of the late renaissance and ea…
88 terms
Music History II- Vocabulary
ricecare
canzona
shawm
sackbut
"to seek out"; a prelude in the style of an improvisation; de…
16th century Italian genre, instrumental adaptation of a Fren…
double reed instrument, predecessor of the oboe
Renaissance brass instrument, early form of the trombone; sma…
ricecare
"to seek out"; a prelude in the style of an improvisation; de…
canzona
16th century Italian genre, instrumental adaptation of a Fren…
59 terms
Music History Baroque Vocabulary
Basso Continuo
Figured Bass
Continuo
Baroque
Accompaniment played by a keyboard instrument and another bas…
A bass line with intended harmonies indicated by fiures
accompanying part that includes a bass line and harmonies ind…
(1600-1750) heavily ornamented style of music
Basso Continuo
Accompaniment played by a keyboard instrument and another bas…
Figured Bass
A bass line with intended harmonies indicated by fiures
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