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Renaissance

Renaissance study questions

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What is sprezzatura? sprezzatura is what a castiglione needs to be an acceptable one.
What is a pieta? A Pieta is 1. One of Michelangelo's sculpture, and 2. An Italian word that means "pity" or "mercy."
What is the Mass, and what type of music did a Renaissance Mass involve? A mass is a church music sung by a choir to celebrate Christ's last supper and cross sacrifice.
Name at least two famous Renaissance composers and describe the music they wrote. Josquin Desprez and Palestrina wrote secular music, and Palestrina also wrote about love.
What is a pavane? What is a galliard? What is the difference between the two? The Pavane and the Galliard are both dances, but Pavane is slow and galliard is fast.
What were two instruments that were popular during the Renaissance? The instruments were the recorder and the lute.
Created by: Joshua Respler