Music for the Third Millennium
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100

What is the difference between MUSIC and NOISE?

Noise: The result of vibrations which are chaotic and irregular

Music: Regular vibrations, pitches, and note lengths are combines for aesthetic expression.

100

How can we differentiate Religious music from secular music?

Religious music: Written in Latin and sung a cappella (without instrumental accompaniment)

Secular music: sung in a particular local language and may have instrumental accompaniment 

100

How can we recognize Renaissance Music? (4)

Polyphonic music, melody heard along with the highest pitch or intertwining with other parts, musical rhythm follows accentuation of the text, Vocal and instrumental music are not separated 

100

What song is this from what period?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nzo3atXtm54

Hungarian Dance No. 5 (J Brahms)

Middle Ages

100

Name 4 string instruments

Lira, Zither, Harp, Guitar, Cello, Rabel, Dulcimer, etc


200

What are some functions of music in the 21st century?

- Entertainment

-Leisure

-Adverts

-Movies/Television

and more

200

What is polyphony?

Polyphony is voices singing in intervals (of fourths and fifths) with 2 or 3 voices singing different text with its own rhythm


200

What is texture in music?

Texture is the way the melody and harmony of a song are woven together.

200

What song is this from what time period?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2lw8nH6dQIo

Stella Splendeds , Medival Period

200

Name 4 Wind instruments

Hornpipe, fife, bagpipes, Bombard, oboe, flute, clarinet, French horn, trumpet

300

List the highest pitch to lowest pitch voices (6)

-Soprano

-Mezzo-soprano

-Controlato

-Tenor

-Baritone

Bass

300

In the middle ages was music usually vocal or instrumental?

Vocal

300

What were the two main religious musical forms?

Motet and Mass

300

What song is this and is it contrapuntual or homophonic? 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWG1KcwIwhU

(27 seconds)

Hoy comamos y bebemos 

homophonic

300

Name 4 percussion instruments

Cymbals, Triangles, snare drums, bass drums, chimes, gongs, tambourine

400

What are the four musical sections in a modern symphony orchestra?

-Strings

-Woodwind

-Brass

-Percussion

400

What were the two main styles of dance in the Middle Ages?

Estampies and Salterellos

400

What is the madrigal?

Extra points if you know what the madrigal was called in Italy, Spain and France.

Madrigal is a composition for several voices in counterpoint and without instrumental accompaniment. It is also called "frottola" in Italy, "Chanson" in France and "Villancico" in Spain

400

? What language is this song sung in? Is this polyphony or monophony?


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OoUluGGJvhk

polyphony 

latin


400

What were the two most important instruments in the Renaissance era?

Plucked strings such as the lute and vihuela

500

Name four of the 6 vocal groupings

1. Solo

2. Duo

3. Trio

4. Quartet

5. Chamber Choir

6. Full choir

500

In the Middle Ages, scaled were based on the Gregorian ____

Modes

500

How did music improve or evolve in the Renaissance?

There were major advancements with instrumental music with the construction of new instruments and new instrumental forms.

500

What type of dance would be done to this song? 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMWvm4wtzi4


Traditional or folk, high society dance, or theatrical dance?

High society  (Spanish Court)

500

What are the two types of instruments used in the renaissance period?

strings and wind. 

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