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Quiz #2

Renaissance rebirth of ancient Greek ideas, ideals, values;
Renaissance cont'd particularly classical literature and visual arts implies dual concepts of novelty and revival term was NOT applied to historical period until 1855, when it was coined by a French historian (Jules Michelet)
Contenance Angloise English guise of quality
Faburden English style of improvised polyphony
Burgundian chanson
mass cycle polyphonic setting of all sections of the Ordinary of the Mass
cantus firmus (Latin for “fixed melody”; i.e. quoted melody)
head motive newly-composed contrapuntal passage quoted at beginning of each movement of a cantus-firmus mass
cantus-firmus mass polyphonic setting of the Ordinary of the Mass (mass cycle) that is unified by the same borrowed melody quoted throughout
paraphrase mass Chant, used in all four voices, paraphrased and with notes added. Imitative with some homophonic passages as main texture
point of imitation passage in a polyphonic work in which two or more parts enter in imitation
paired imitation
imitative texture successive entries of the same motive or musical phrase
homophonic texture musical texture in which all voices move together in essentially the same rhythm as distinct from polyphony or heterophony
polyphonic texture music or musical texture consisting of two or more simultaneous lines of independent melody
anthem characteristic genre of the Anglican church; sung to English text taken from Bible or newly invented; includes no pre-existent music; sung by the choir (not the congregation)
Full anthem English equivalent of a motet; choral genre, sung by the choir, usually unaccompanied
Verse anthem solo voice (or voices) accompanied by instrument (organ or viol consort) alternates with full choir doubled by same instruments
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