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MusicHistory Exam 3~

Music History Exam 3

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Concert sprituel Public concert series founded in Paris
Scarlatti was this city's leading composer: Naples
Most leading male roles are written for castrati
Vivaldi was this city's leading composer Venice
This artist was known as the Red Priest for his red hair Vivaldi
Vivaldi played the: violin
Vivaldi's most famous orphan orchestra consisted mostly of illegitimate daughters of nobles
Vivaldi was most famous for his Concerti
Vivaldi's style successfully absorbed the style of Corelli
Vivaldi's compositions are mostly this texture Trio texture
Vivaldi's work is known for its motivic concentration Constant forward-moving pulse
"Siam navi all'onde algenti" means We are all like ships on the waves
"Siam navi all'onde algenti" is a(n) (Da Capo) Aria
"Siam navi all'onde algenti" is from (genre and title) The Opera, L'Olimpiade
"Siam navi all'onde algenti" is by Vivaldi
"Siam navi all'onde algenti" is characterized by: rapid bowing, like forward moving pulse, text painting, wave sounds in orchestra, although a woman is singing, it was written for a castrato
"L'Inverno" means Winter
Le quattro stagioni means The Four Seasons
(_____) No. 4 in F minor, Op 8, "L'Inverno" (Winter) from Le quattro stagioni (The Four Seasons is an example of a Concerto
Concerto No. 4 in F minor, Op 8, "L'Inverno" (Winter) from Le quattro stagioni (The Four Seasons is by Vivaldi
Concerto No. 4 in F minor, Op 8, "L'Inverno" (Winter) from Le quattro stagioni (The Four Seasons is characterized by heavy bowing to suggest winds blowing
Francois Couperin is most known for his keyboard works
Francois Couperin suites' were called ordres
L'art de toucher le clavecin means The Art of Playing the Harpsichord
L'art de toucher le clavecin was written by Francois Couperin
Couperin's style is a fusion of French and Italian elements
French musical elements include Use of agrements ordering of dances use of fanciful titles use of style brise
Italian musical elements include clarity of melody and harmony tonal organization uses Corelli's "walking bass" Clear texture, usualliy 2-3 voices, 4 for maximum effect
Traite de l'harmonie was published by Jean-Philippe Rameau
fundamental bass progressions are defined by the succession of roots
Jean-Philippe Rameau's first opera was Hippolyte et Aricie
The Lullistes: Supporters of Lully's tradition
(______)'s (_____) music was termed, "difficult, forced, thick, grotesque, unnatural, etc" Rameau's, opera
Rameau supporters were derogotively called _____ which means chimneyweeps "ramoneurs"
Ramistes: supporters of Rameau
Hippolyte et Aricie is by Rameau
Hippolyte et Aricie is a(n) Opera
Johann Sebastian Bach is most famous for playing the Organ
_______'s music was considered old-fashioned, stuffy and overly academic JS Bach
Bach wrote in all the major styles, forms, and genres of his time except for opera
Pasacaglia and Fugue in C minor is by JS Bach
Pasacaglia and Fugue in C minor is played on a(n) organ
Orgelbuechlein was written by JS Bach
Chorale Prelude on Durch Adams Fall is by JS Bach
Chorale Prelude on Durch Adams Fall is played on an organ
Chorale Prelude on Durch Adams Fall is very different from other Bach works because: It is based on a choral hymn, and not written exclusively for organ
Bach was also a Prolific composer of harpsichord music
Bach's harpsichord suites follow which classic ordering of dances? Froberger's dance suite, ACSOG
The Optional dances in Bach's French Suite #5 in G are (titles, style) Gavotte, Boure, Loure, FRENCH
Well Tempered Clavier was written by JS Bach
This collection by Bach has a movement in every key (24) Well Tempered Clavier
The Goldberg Variations was written by Js Bach
A Musical Offering is by JS Bach
The Goldberg Variations is written for (instrument) harpsichord
A Musical Offering is written for (instrument) Harpsichord
Well Tempered clavier is written for (instrument) harpsichord
The Art of Fugue is written by JS Bach
The Art of Fugue is written for (instrument) all instruments, open score
The last fugue in the Art of Fugue, unfinished at the author's death, has four themes, including one that spells out his name, which is B-A-C-H (in german, those spell the notes Bb, A, C, and B natural)
Chaconne from the Partita for solo violin in D major is (importance) an encyclopedia of all violin techniques of the time
Brandenburg Concerti is written by JS Bach
Chaconne from the Partita for solo violin in D major is written by JS Bach
Concerto No. 2 in F major form Brandenburg Concerti features what instrument in the 2nd movement (which is absent in the 3rd) Trumpet (played on piccolo trumpet, very high)
Nun Komm, der Heiden Heiland is an example of a(n) Cantata
Handel was famous for his Operas
Giulio Cesare is a(n) ____ by _____ opera, Handel
V'adoro pupille is a _____ from ______ by _______ Da Capo Aria, Giulio Cesare, Handel
Saul, Act II, Scene 10 is a(n) _____ by _____ oratorio, Handel
Ouverture from Music for the Royal Fireworks is by Handel
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