Medieval music is songs and pieces from an era of Western music, including
liturgical music .... The first kind of written rhythmic system developed during the
13th century and was based on a series...
The traditions of Western music can be traced back to the social and religious ...
was it even written down for the first time until sometime after the tenth century.
In Western music, performance is most commonly viewed as an interpretive art,...
... From that time until the 20th century, Roman Catholic Church choirs were ...
with the (chant-derived) lower ones, and writing in score thus wasted space,
more ... music continued and increased during the 16th century in instrumental,
16th Century ... written primarily for a cappella choir (without instruments). ... by
the romantic era that lasted roughly until the beginning of the 20th Century.
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.
Greek music was primarily monophonic (limited to one melody at a time sung or
... Around the end of the 12th century, organum was being written in three and
four ... The same pattern, or mode, was repeated over and over until the
composer .... In the late 16th century, when Renaissance polyphony was
prevalent, new ...
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 ...
We are not singing this music for primarily historical reasons or to recreate
anything, ... the ranges expected from adult male singers in written-down music
between .... performance seems to have prevailed in the sixteenth century, at
least until ...
Chapter 11 - Madrigal and Secular Song in the Sixteenth Century ... of written
music for instruments alone, including many published collections. ... Soft-
sounding solo instrument for small rooms; Tone is sustained until player releases
Chapter 19 - Opera and Music Drama in the Nineteenth Century ... Secular Song
and the Rise of National Styles in the Sixteenth Century ... Written and
iconographical evidence suggests that music in ancient Greece has much in
common ... From Plato's time until the beginning of modern astronomy,
philosophers believed ...