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Baroque Period dates
1600-1750
Baroque Means
Misshapen pearl
polarity between
bass and melody
concerto medium
"reach an agreement" voices and instrument work together
basso continuo
figured bass
improvized performances
toccata and prelude
surprise______
dissonance
____ introduced and later explored commonly
chromaticism
instruments became ____
specified in the score
ricecar becomes
fugue
canzona becomes
sonata
dance music becomes
suite
movements of the suite
improvisatory piece allemande courante sarabande gigue
first opera
Dafne by peri
first great opera
Orfeo by Monteverdi (1567-1643) 1607
Lully called his operas
tragedies lyriques
_____ center of opera in 1620s
Rome
_____ center of Opera 1630s
Venice
Stile antico
ancient style
Grand concerto
a LARGE work for singers and instrumentalist, often 2 or more choirs
cori spezzati
spaced out choir ex. in grand concerto
concerto for few voices
smaller work for few voices and continuo (sometimes violin) convent music (not for public) more common than grand concerto
characteristics of oratorio
in a "church hall" derives from opera BUT no costume/ staging chorus could take on different characters narrator (tenor male)
Cardinal Mazarin
brought opera over from Italy
Perrin
1620-1665 librettist (lyricist) owned patent = monopoly
Lully
1632-1687 bought patent from perrin and took over french opera jerk member of famous palace orchestra liked to make himself look good ballerino
characteristics of Lully's operas
tragedies lyriques lots of dancing participation of chorus more spectacular scenery less distinction between recit. and aria lots of strings and woodwinds
French overture
very influential instead of sinfonia 2 large parts- slow, fast slow has dotted rhythms fast is polyphonic originated from dance music
overdotting
dotted note held longer than notated, second note is shorter
agrements
brief ornamentation
English opera date
after 1660
why did english opera start late
they already had masques and semi-operas
drama was always _____
considered more important than music
henry purcell
1659-1695 enhlish opera Dido and Aeneas 1689
ground bass
a short melody in the bass that is constantly repeated (only in Dido and Aeneas)
When I am Laid
henry purcell 1659-1695 1689 From Dido and Aeneas salient ft: ground bass, english
Armide Overture
lully 1632-1687 1686 salient ft: overdotting, simple, agrements
plorate filii israel
Caissimi 1605-1674 1648 salient ft: latin, stretto
toccata
frescobaldi 1583-1643 1615 salient ft: chromatic, noodling, harpsichord
tu sei morta
from orfeo monteverdi 1567-1643 1607 saleint ft; male voice, Italian text