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1

The Renaissance was a time of ....

Rebirth

2

In between what years did the Renaissance occur?

1450-1600

3

What classic culture was the return of humanism based on?

Roman and Greek Culture

4

Where did the renaissance begin?

Italy

5

Name the 8 poets, philosophers and artists that began in italy

Michael Angelo
Rafael
Donatello
Leonardo De Vinci
Dante
Brunelleschi
Petrach,
Machiavelli

6

Who were the rich aristocrats that supported the artists?

Medici, Sforza, and Gonzaga Families

7

What were the types of art made?

Secular (non-religious) forms emerged
Mythology

8

What were the 2 types of secular music that emerged?

Madrigal and the Suite of Dances

9

Which form of music was the most important type?

Madrigal

10

How many voices sing in madrigal?

2 or more voices

11

What kind of text is sung?

Secular text ( mostly about love)

12

What is the vernacular?

often Italian

13

What is the texture?

Mixed but mostly polyphonic

14

When did madrigal come to full bloom?

in the late 16th century.

15

What city did madrigal originate from?

Mantova

16

Who and What family was important to the creation of Madrigal?

The Gonzaga Family. Isabella is an important figure because she changed the art in Italy.

17

Name the 2 important paintings in the Renaissance and their artist

"David" by Michael Angelo
"Mona Lisa" by Leonardo De Vinci

18

What is "word painting"?

Describing the text with musical devices

19

How are madrigals often sung?

in acapella