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Mus. History 1

Sebastian Virdung Wrote books explaining music. "Musica getutsch"
Musica getutscht written by Sebastian Virdung. "Music Explained" 1511.
Michael Praetorius Wrote "Syntagma musicum"
Syntagma musicum one of the richest books on music of this time period. "Systematic Treaty of Music, 1618-1620. Contains descriptions of instruments then in use, illustrated by woodcuts.
Consort English name for a group of instruments.
Basse danse "low dance" Type of stately couple dance of the 15th and early 16th cent.
Pavane and galliard 16th cent. dance in slow duple meter with three repeated sections (AABBCC) often followed by a galliard (dance in fast triple meter in the same form as a pavane)
Intabulation Arrangement of a vocal piece for lute or keyboard, typically written in tablature.
In Nomine Exemplifies the way musical genres develop through composers imitating each other. Composers wrote over 200 pieces with this title, most of which had the same cantus firmus.
Parthenia 1st published collection of virginal. 1613. Contains dances, preludes, fantasies and other genres.
John Bull a leading figure in the virginal music. some of his music appears in Parthenia.
Created by: kerysaford