Flashcards - Renaissance Music

Flashcards - Renaissance Music
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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
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counterpoint
In music, counterpoint is the relationship between voices that are harmonically interdependent yet independent in rhythm and contour
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pavane
The pavane, pavan, paven, pavin, pavian, pavine, or pavyn is a slow processional dance common in Europe during the 16th century
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tenor
Tenor is a type of classical male singing voice whose vocal range is one of the highest of the male voice types
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soprano
A soprano [soˈpraË?no] is a type of classical female singing voice and has the highest vocal range of all voice types
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soprano
A soprano [soˈpraË?no] is a type of classical female singing voice and has the highest vocal range of all voice types
tenor
Tenor is a type of classical male singing voice whose vocal range is one of the highest of the male voice types
pavane
The pavane, pavan, paven, pavin, pavian, pavine, or pavyn is a slow processional dance common in Europe during the 16th century
counterpoint
In music, counterpoint is the relationship between voices that are harmonically interdependent yet independent in rhythm and contour
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
harpsichord
A harpsichord is a musical instrument played by means of a keyboard
madrigal
A madrigal is a secular vocal music composition, usually a partsong, of the Renaissance and early Baroque eras
motet
In classical music, a motet is a highly varied choral musical composition
polychoral style
The Venetian polychoral style was a type of music of the late Renaissance and early Baroque eras which involved spatially separate choirs singing in alternation
consonant
In articulatory phonetics, a consonant is a speech sound that is articulated with complete or partial closure of the vocal tract

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