Quiz 1

  1. Dies Irae/ Day of wrath
    • Monophonic
    • Nonmetric
    • Frequent cadences
    • Acappella
    • Midieval era
    • Syllabic and melismatic
    • The work is sung by men
    • latin text
    • church mode
  2. "Viderunt Omnes" Leonin
    • Organum and Chant
    • Polyphonic and monophonic
    • Latin text
    • Beginning is polyphonic , sung by men
    • Organum section is characterized by a high melody joined by a slower lower moving one
    • The text in the plainchant section moves faster than in the organum section
    • The music heard is in a slight feel of triple meter, then nonmetric
    • The voices heard are a small group of me
    • The musical texture is two-part polyphony, then monophonic chant
  3. "Kyrie" Palestrina
    • Polyphonic
    • 6 voices
    • This Mass movement comprises 3 different sections
    • The melodic shapes at the beginning of the first Kyrie tend to descend lower
    • Compared with the earlier sections, the final "Kyrie" seems to be more optimistic and hopeful
    • Renaissance era
  4. "Fair Phyllis" John Farmer
    • Lots of word painting
    • 4 voices (SATB)
    • Madrigal
    • Variety of textures
    • Changes meter
    • The musical characteristic that remains the same throughout is the mood
    • The tempo of this work remains the same throughout
    • This composition is written in major mode
  5. "Terpsichore" Michael Praetorius
    • The Lute
    • Trill- Fluttering between 2 notes
  6. Meter
    organization of beats into regular grps
  7. Tempo
    pace of the music/ rate or speed of beat
  8. dynamics
    levels of loudness/ softness
  9. cadence
    when a phrase or melody ends w/ a sense of finality
  10. melody (
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