Renaissance music is vocal and instrumental music written and performed in
Europe during the .... The 15th and 16th century masses had two kinds of sources
that were used, monophonic (a single melod...
Mostly hard work, early marriage, and multiple childbirth, with surviving children
not guaranteed and frequently unlikely. Surviving childbirth was a problem.
Until the sixteenth century, music was written primarily A. in the minor mode. C. in
the major mode. B. for just one voice. D. for dance. 14. The basic framework for ...
The music was short, strophic, syllabic, and mostly homophonic. ... The most
important secular genre of the sixteenth century ... Franco-Flemish composer
working in Florence and Rome until 1551. .... the repertory at his own home; This
and similar collections inspired composers to start writing their own madrigals in
In the last years of the sixteenth century, a group of musicians and literati in
Florence, Italy ... Monteverdi remained in Venice until his death in 1643. ...
Monteverdi's final opera, written in 1642 when he was in his seventies, remains
one of the ...
The acceptance of Copernicus's 16th century theory that the planets didn't
revolve ... era, however, composers only earned a living writing music if they
were fortunate ... Not until the Baroque period did the concept of “melody” and “
harmony” truly ... Opera: A drama that is primarily sung, accompanied by
instruments, and ...
The major early cultures that were sources for Western music each had ... the
intoning of sacred texts using ancient melodic formulae, written with symbols
called ... of Roman music shows it to have been derived from the Greeks but
primarily ... (though bar lines would not be introduced until late in the sixteenth
Aug 28, 2001 ... The surviving polyphony of the eleventh century is contained mainly in what are
called ... It was not until the era of the troubadours, often taken to begin with
Guillaume of ... Although written in monophonic fashion, this music was
apparently ..... The thirteenth century motet had been primarily a secular genre.
Mar 24, 2014 ... Vocal music, any of the genres for solo voice and voices in ... The earliest written
examples date from the 10th century, prior to which music was transmitted
principally by oral tradition. ... The French greatly expanded their repertory until c.
.... middle class meistersingers from the 15th and 16th centuries.
Feb 19, 2008 ... Musical composition, the act of conceiving a piece of music, the art of creating
music, ... between literate and non-literate peoples save in the question of writing.
... were often judged primarily in terms of their adherence to the rules. ... been
identified with emotional conflict since at least the mid-16th century,...