Flashcards in Renaissance Music Deck (26)
What is Motet?
A religious poem set to music
What is a cappella?
-Music/Singing without instruments.
What are the general traits? (6)
-Sung in Latin
What is Polyphonic?
-Two or more melodies at the same time
-Prefer by the Renaissance
What is Monophonic?
-One melody and there is not another harmony with it.
-Prefer by the Middle Age
What is Homophonic?
One melody with a harmony underneath
What is Imitative?
When the melodies copy or imitates another melody
What is Sung in Latin?
It is going to be a cappella
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
Why the Renaissance is connected to a cappella music?
Because it is believed that a cappella music is an extension of humanism
What are the different textures of music?(3)
What are the characteristic of the Motet?
-Sung in Latin
-Ave Maria - Josquin
Why the Church prefer a cappella music?
Because they considered that instruments were from the devil.
What is the Counter Reformation?
-It is the oficial response to the Protestant Reformation
-The split that occurs in the Christian Church
What is the Catholic response to the Protestan Reformation?
The most extensive review of the faith since the Christianization of Rome
What is the Council of Trent?
-It was a commit
-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
How was the marriage before the Council of Trent?
-It was just a social contract
-People simple declare themselves married
Why the Council of Trent wanted to solve the marriage problem?
Because there were many problems when it was money involve.
Who declared the marriage a sacrament?
The Council of Trent
What did the Council of Trent did to the priest?
They declare that the priest can't get married
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.
What happen after Palestrina become the authority composer?
Future musician would have to follow his style
What is Madrigal?
-A secular poem set to music.
-Music outside church for entertainment.
Which are the general traits of Madrigal? (3)
What are characteristic of Italian Madrigal?
-Cantante Ninfe - Marenzio
-Il Bianco - Arcadelt
-Usually talk about love