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1
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Style

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way of using melody, rhythm, tone color, dynamics, harmony, texture and form

2
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three part form (A B A)

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where there is a departure (B) and then a return back to A

3
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two part form (A B)

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statement (A) and contrast (A)

4
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word painting

A

musical rep of specific poetic images

5
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unity of mood

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basic mood in a baroque piece (ex. joyful will remain joyful)

6
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affectations

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emotional states such as joy, grief and agitation being represented in music

7
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terraced dynamics

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alternation between loud and soft

8
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movement

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piece that’s sounds fairly complete but is a part of a larger composition

9
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concerto grosso

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small group of soloists pitted against a larger group (tutti)

10
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ritornello form

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alternation between tutti and solo sections, opened with a theme by the tutti called “ritornello”

11
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fugue

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polyphonic composition based on one main theme (subject)

12
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subject

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main theme of a fugue

13
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countersubject

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voice that accompanies the main subject in a fugue with a different melodic idea

14
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episodes

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transitions between the subjects of a fugue

15
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suites

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dance inspired movements

16
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cantata

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piece that is sung (v. sonata which is played)

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chorale

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hymn tune

18
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oratorio

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composition for chorus, vocal soloists, and orchestra