Flashcards - Music in the Baroque Period

Flashcards - Music in the Baroque Period
1/12 (missed) 0 0
Create Your Account To Continue Studying

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 79,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Try it risk-free
Try it risk-free for 30 days. Cancel anytime
Already registered? Log in here for access
Renaissance
The Renaissance is a period in European history, from the 14th to the 17th century, regarded as the cultural bridge between the Middle Ages and modern history
Got it
harpsichord
A harpsichord is a musical instrument played by means of a keyboard
Got it
subject

In a fugue, the subject is stated by one voice and is continually introduced voice by voice First, the subject is presented in a high-pitched range, then in a medium-pitched range, then in a low-pitched range. It is basically the same sequence of notes each time but in a different range.

Got it
counterpoint
In music, counterpoint is the relationship between voices that are harmonically interdependent yet independent in rhythm and contour
Got it
tonality
Tonality is a musical system that arranges pitches or chords to induce a hierarchy of perceived relations, stabilities, and attractions
Got it
melody
A melody , also tune, voice, or line, is a linear succession of musical tones that the listener perceives as a single entity
Got it
12 cards in set
Front
Back
melody
A melody , also tune, voice, or line, is a linear succession of musical tones that the listener perceives as a single entity
tonality
Tonality is a musical system that arranges pitches or chords to induce a hierarchy of perceived relations, stabilities, and attractions
counterpoint
In music, counterpoint is the relationship between voices that are harmonically interdependent yet independent in rhythm and contour
subject

In a fugue, the subject is stated by one voice and is continually introduced voice by voice First, the subject is presented in a high-pitched range, then in a medium-pitched range, then in a low-pitched range. It is basically the same sequence of notes each time but in a different range.

harpsichord
A harpsichord is a musical instrument played by means of a keyboard
Renaissance
The Renaissance is a period in European history, from the 14th to the 17th century, regarded as the cultural bridge between the Middle Ages and modern history
Johann Sebastian Bach
Johann Sebastian Bach was a German composer and musician of the Baroque period
oratorio
An oratorio is a large musical composition for orchestra, choir, and soloists
ornamentation
In music, ornaments or embellishments are musical flourishes that are not necessary to carry the overall line of the melody , but serve instead to decorate or "ornament" that line
George Frideric Handel
George Frideric Handel was a German, later British baroque composer who spent the bulk of his career in London, becoming well known for his operas, oratorios, anthems, and organ concertos
chorale prelude
In music, a chorale prelude is a short liturgical composition for organ using a chorale tune as its basis
minor

In music, some of the notes in the minor scale are lowered a half step, making the composition sound more dissonant than if it was composed in the major scale.

To unlock this flashcard set you must be a Study.com Member.
Create your account

Unlock Your Education

See for yourself why 30 million people use Study.com

Become a Study.com member and start learning now.
Become a Member

Already a member? Log In

Support