Flashcards in Concerto through time - intro Deck (14)
What does continuo mean?
Harpsichord and cello accompaniment
What does tutti mean?
What does Ripieno mean?
The larger group in a concerto grosso
What is concertino?
A smaller group in a concerto grosso
What is a cadenza?
An unaccompanied passage for the soloist
What is virtuosic?
Technically difficult and impressive
What are the solo instruments in the baroque period?
Violin, cello, recorder, flute, oboe, bassoon, trumpet and harpsichord
What are the solo instruments in the classical period?
Violin, cello, flute, clarinet, bassoon, oboe, trumpet, horn and piano
What are the solo instruments in the romantic period?
All instruments from classical period (violin, cello, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, trumpet horn and piano) plus viola and trombone
What is the centre of the orchestra?
The string family
What is the harpsichord part of in the baroque period concerto?
The continuo where the left hand plays along with the cello and the right hand fills in the chordal harmony
Describe the baroque concerto
Often small with mainly string instruments and continuo.
In the baroque period, what does a solo instrument from the woodwind or brass family mean?
Then the orchestra may contain flutes, oboes, bassoons, trumpets, horns and even timpani