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Renaissance DB

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What is the Mass, and what type of music did a Renaissance Mass involve? CATHOLIC CHURCH SERVICE THAT CELEBRATES CHRIST"S LAST SUPPER AND SACRIFICES ON THE CROSS..........4
What were common topics of secular music in the Renaissance? love and could be told as amusing stories
Name at least two famous Renaissance composers and describe the music they wrote. Josquin Desprez-secular and sacred music and John Dowland who played the lute
What is a pavane? What is a galliard? What is the difference between the two? pavane-slow and formal dance that included many bows and curtsies, galliard-lively dance where men hop in the air, they are opposites
What were two instruments that were popular during the Renaissance? lute and recorder
What does it mean to say that someone is “quixotic,” and where does the word come from? means-that a person is a dreamer, head in the clouds, full of lofty and noble thoughts, but not very practical.It comes from Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes.
Why didn’t Don Quixote make Cervantes rich? even though Don Quixote was a big success people made copies of it themselves and started selling it, they never paid Cervantes.
What type of book was Cervantes making fun of when he wrote Don Quixote? romances of chivalry
What is a bard, and why is Shakespeare sometimes called “The Bard of Avon?” bard-poet, Shakespeare was sometimes called "The Bard of Avon" because he was a poet and he was born in Avan.
Who was Johann Gutenberg? He was the person who invented the printing press.
Created by: DominiqueBehar