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Flashcards in Renaissance Music Deck (26):
1

What is Motet?

A religious poem set to music

2

What is a cappella?

-Music/Singing without instruments.

3

What are the general traits? (6)

-A cappella
-Polyphonic
-Homophonic
-Monophonic
-Imitative
-Sung in Latin

4

What is Polyphonic?

-Two or more melodies at the same time
-Prefer by the Renaissance

5

What is Monophonic?

-One melody and there is not another harmony with it.
-Prefer by the Middle Age

6

What is Homophonic?

One melody with a harmony underneath

7

What is Imitative?

When the melodies copy or imitates another melody

8

What is Sung in Latin?

It is going to be a cappella

9

What did the printing press to the Renaissance Music?

-The printing press developed an interest in notations, the ability to write down a system a system to communicate music.
-It helped to compositors like Josquin to distribute their lyrics

10

Why the Renaissance is connected to a cappella music?

Because it is believed that a cappella music is an extension of humanism

11

What are the different textures of music?(3)

-Polyphonic
-Homophonic
-Monophonic

12

What are the characteristic of the Motet?

-Sung in Latin
-A capella
-Ave Maria - Josquin

13

Why the Church prefer a cappella music?

Because they considered that instruments were from the devil.

14

What is the Counter Reformation?

-It is the oficial response to the Protestant Reformation
-The split that occurs in the Christian Church

15

What is the Catholic response to the Protestan Reformation?

The most extensive review of the faith since the Christianization of Rome

16

What is the Council of Trent?

-It was a commit
-Council
-They had representative
-Their task was to supervise the Protestan.
-They would look for issues of morality, economics and governments for example.
-They were going to unite all these problems a solve them

17

How was the marriage before the Council of Trent?

-It was just a social contract
-People simple declare themselves married

18

Why the Council of Trent wanted to solve the marriage problem?

Because there were many problems when it was money involve.

19

Who declared the marriage a sacrament?

The Council of Trent

20

What did the Council of Trent did to the priest?

They declare that the priest can't get married

21

Who was Palestrina?

-Palestrina composes a mass and has a perform for the pope Marcellus and the pope like it
-He become the authority composer of the church.

22

What happen after Palestrina become the authority composer?

Future musician would have to follow his style

23

What is Madrigal?

-A secular poem set to music.
-Music outside church for entertainment.
-A cappella.
-Playfully Polyphonic.

24

Which are the general traits of Madrigal? (3)

-Italian Madrigal
-English Madrigal
-French Madrigal

25

What are characteristic of Italian Madrigal?

-Cantante Ninfe - Marenzio
-Il Bianco - Arcadelt
-Usually talk about love

26

What is a characteristic of English Madrigal?

Fair Phyllis - Farmer