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WGU Art Appreciation

Leonardo Da Vinci Renaissance
Michelanchelo Renaissance
Piero della Francisco Renaissance
Albrecht Drurer Renaissance
Rembrandt van Rijn Boroque
Judith Leyster Boroque
Francois Boucher Rococo
Francisco Goya Romantacism
Eugene Delacrouix Romantacism
Jaques Louis David NeoClassasism
Thomas Cole Romantacism - Hudson River School
John Singer Sargent Realism
Edouard Manet Impressionism
Mary Cassett Impressionism
Claude Monet Impressionism
Vincent Van Gogh Post Impressionism
Henri Matisse Modernism - Fauvism
Pablo Picasso Modernism - Cubism
Alfred Stieglitz Modernism - Photography
Georgia O'Keefe Modernism
Jackson Pollack Modernism - Abstract Expressionism
Andy Warholl Modern - Pop Art
Pitch any sound that sets up regular vibrations in the air and is perceived as a discrete tone
Duration the persistence of a tone in time, meaning how long it lasts
Dynamics usually the volume of a tone, meaning how loud it is, but also the articulation of the tone, meaning the manner it should be played
Timbre the "color" of the tone, meaning which instrument plays it
Meter The rhythmic patterning formed by the measures is called “meter.”
Melody Melody” strings together musical notes in an agreeable succession or arrangement; it is a series of single tones that add up to a recognizable whole. Frequently, the melody of a piece is the part that we remember the most. Many successful compositions dep
Binary classical form in which two themes interact
Ternary classical form in which two themes interact in a more complex way
Rondo a classical form in which three themes interace
Monophony a single musical line that is performed in unison by one or more instruments.
Polyphony two or more musical lines of relatively equal importance performed at the same time.
Homophony uses chords to accompany one main melody.
Cantata A multi-sectional vocal work, either sacred or secular in subject matter, usually featuring solos, duets, and choruses, and ranging in accompaniment from small chamber ensembles to large orchestras
Concerto were sacred pieces written for a combination of voices and instruments.
Fantasia An instrumental work that attempts to give the impression of being spontaneously improvised by the performer, often characterized by a mischievous resistance to normative style and structure, and managing to communicate either the performer's technical pr
Fugue A polyphonic instrumental work employing the most rigorous of imitative techniques, wherein the theme (or subject) is stated successively in each of the parts (or voices), alternating between the tonic and dominant keys, and subjected to continuous expans
Madrigal polyphonic vocal work, usually written for four or five voices, setting a pastoral poem to music, performed without instrumental accompaniment, and intended for secular use
Mass sung portions of the Roman Catholic liturgy
Motet polyphonic vocal work, setting a sacred Latin text (not the text of the Mass) to music, intended for liturgical or devotional use, and performed without instrumental accompaniment
Nocturne An instrumental work, usually for piano, that attempts to evoke the mood and feelings associated with the night
Opera A fully-produced, multi-sectional work for the theater whose text (or libretto) is primarily sung, and which is accompanied by instruments, usually a large orchestra
Oratorio a multi-sectional work for vocalists and orchestra, which uses the same structural elements as opera. The subject matter of oratorio, however, is religious
Overture orchestral work, usually in two or three contrasting sections, used as the introduction to an opera or other dramatic piece
Rondo A multi-sectional work, or movement, whose theme recurs multiple times in the course of the piece, always in the tonic key, much like a refrain.
Sonata a multi-movement work either for a solo chordal instrument (piano, harpsichord), or for one or several solo melody instruments
Suite A multi-movement instrumental work, for one or any combination of instruments, or for orchestra, where the movements are derived from certain dance forms, such as the allemande, courante, sarabande, and gigue
Symphony A multi-movement orchestral work, similar in structure to the sonata, cultivated from about 1725, generally perceived as one of the great achievements of Western art music.
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