Flashcards in Reading: The Early Baroque Period / Style Features of Early Baroque Music Deck (15)
The early Baroque was a reaction against the ___ and...
Madrigal and the complicated nature of Renaissance music, including word painting.
A new style of early Baroque solo singing that aimed to join together features of music and speech.
Where did the early Baroque originate?
The early Baroque signalled a shift from counterpoint to ___.
In the early Baroque, music was becoming much more controlled and systematic. True or false?
The Baroque lasted from ___ to ___.
Rhythms became more ___ in Baroque music.
Definite, regular, and insistent.
True or false? The Baroque had subtle, floating rhythms.
True or false? Bar lines were used for the first time in the Baroque.
Basso Continuo / Continuo
(1) A set of chords continuously underlying the melody in a piece of Baroque music; (2) the instrument(s) playing the continuo, usually cello plus harpsichord or organ.
An ostinato in the bass.
Another name for ground bass:
A motive, phrase, or theme repeated over and over again.
What historical musical period developed the major/minor modes?