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MUSI 2200

Music 2200: First Term Exam: Identification of Terms

 

These are TERMS we identified in class. I’ve grouped them thematically.

 

MEDIEVAL

 

Earliest notated music

Gregorian chant; plainchant; melismatic; syllabic; neumes; monophonic

 

Sacred vocal music

Liturgy; introit; antiphon; antiphonal; Office; Mass; proper & ordinary; trope; church modes; sequence; doxology;

 

Medieval and early renaissance polyphony

Ars Nova; Ars Antiqua; organum; motet; isorhythm; fauxbourdon; cantus firmus

 

Secular vocal music

cantiga; troubadours; trouvères

 

RENAISSANCE

 

Sacred vocal music

Mass (parody mass; paraphrase mass; cantus firmus mass) Council of Trent; chorale; Odhecaton; anthem

 

Secular vocal music

Madrigal; chanson; lied; Triumphs of Oriana;

 

Instrumental music

Pavan and galliard; ballata

 

Terms referring to compositional technique or texture

Couunterpoint; homophony;imitation; word painting; through-composed;

 

BAROQUE

 

Sacred vocal music

Mass; oratorio; cantata;

 

Secular vocal music

Opera; opera seria; opera buffa; recitative and aria; monody;

 

Instrumental music

Concerto; concerto grosso; prelude and fugue; harpsichord; dance suite; ritornello; toccata

 

Compositional technique or texture

Basso ostinato; basso continuo; chromaticism; fugue;

 

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