Flashcards in Exam 2 (Renaissance) Deck (19)
The Renaissance was a time of ....
In between what years did the Renaissance occur?
What classic culture was the return of humanism based on?
Roman and Greek Culture
Where did the renaissance begin?
Name the 8 poets, philosophers and artists that began in italy
Leonardo De Vinci
Who were the rich aristocrats that supported the artists?
Medici, Sforza, and Gonzaga Families
What were the types of art made?
Secular (non-religious) forms emerged
What were the 2 types of secular music that emerged?
Madrigal and the Suite of Dances
Which form of music was the most important type?
How many voices sing in madrigal?
2 or more voices
What kind of text is sung?
Secular text ( mostly about love)
What is the vernacular?
What is the texture?
Mixed but mostly polyphonic
When did madrigal come to full bloom?
in the late 16th century.
What city did madrigal originate from?
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.
Name the 2 important paintings in the Renaissance and their artist
"David" by Michael Angelo
"Mona Lisa" by Leonardo De Vinci
What is "word painting"?
Describing the text with musical devices