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Vocal vocab

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Aria a song for solo voice with orchestral accompaniment
Cantata a vocal work used to present a story or an idea as part of a worship service
Cantus firmus means “fixed melody;” a melody that is the basis for polyphony
Chantey work song with a strong rhythm sung by sailors, usually while hoisting a sail or pulling an anchor
Fugue a form in which a theme is introduced by one voice (or instrument) and is imitated— with changes—by other voices as they enter one by one
Libretto the text or script of an opera
Mass Ordinary sung prayers in the Catholic church that have provided song texts for centuries; Kyrie, Gloria, Credo, Sanctus, Agnus Dei
Monophonic texture of a single melodic line without accompaniment
Motet a cappella vocal work based on a sacred Latin text
Opera sung dramas that are full-scale theater productions, complete with sets, scenery, costumes, drama, and singing
Oratorio a large-scale vocal work that was usually based on Scripture and similar to an opera but without costumes or scenery
Polyphonic texture in which there are two or more equally important melodies
Recitative a vocal line that imitates the rhythms and pitch fluctuations of speech and carries the action forward; usually leads into an aria
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