The main intention of all artistic expressions is to reach the public, and music is a clear example of it. When we listen to music the first aspect which reaches us is the sensation it gives us, but there are many other aspects to bear on mind such as tempo, dynamics, types of voices…
Answer the following questions:
Define the following terms: Tempo, time signature and dynamics.
Classify the human voices (men and women).
Name and explain the types of music textures.
THE MIDDLE AGES (Origin of music)
The period of the Middle Ages starts at the end of the 5th century and ends in the 14th century.
Read from pages 26/32 and answer the questions.
Religious music in the Middle Ages.
Into how many phases can Middle Ages be divided?
Why are the Gregorian chants named after Pope Gregory the Great?
How did the Gregorian chants became the official singing of the Catholic Church?
Profane music in the Middle Ages
Give a full definition of Joglars and minstrels (how their made their living, themes of their songs, language they used, etc…)
By which other name were troubadours known in Germany?
Why is the king Alfonso X the Wise well known?
Define the term Cantiga and give an example.
Name at least two medieval instruments of each family and attach a picture.
Other questions (p. 34/37):
Which is the difference between syllabic and melismatic style?
This period overlaps the 19th century and the first years of the 20th century. During this period music was influenced by literature and painting.
Now read page 145/148 and answer the question:
Define the parallel relation that exists between painting and music in Impressionism.
THE 20TH CENTURY
Read page 166/169 and answer the question:
Name the main musical movements which arose in the 20th century.
Why is Arnold Schonberg important in music?
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