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1 Gene Potter Karen Li Zach Lin

2  Most musicologists are in a general consensus that the Renaissance period occurred between the early 14 th century to the late 15 th / early 16 th centuries!  It is more so distinguished by the style of the music!  The Renaissance!

3  Does Renaissance music gives a greater importance to vocal rather than instrumental?  Yes!  Was imagery was of great importance, which resulted into the musical incorporation of poetic works?  Of Course!  Is Mr. Lockart the best teacher ever?  This should just be a statement!  The Renaissance?  Yes!

4  Imitation among voices is common in the Renaissance Music.  Music in this time period began to move from a homophonic texture, meaning one melody and harmony, to a polyphonic texture, meaning multiple voices carrying on each of its respective melodies and harmonies.  This period was also the beginning of emphasis on the bass line, creating a fuller sound and a richer harmony than its medieval counterpart. Renaissance!

5  Each melodic line has great rhythmic independence and moves more with a gentle flow than a sharply defined beat.  Pitch patterns in Renaissance melodies are easy to sing because the melody usually moves along a scale with few large leaps. Renaissance!

6  Uno tipo de los instrumentos muy común del Renacimiento fueron “recorders" y “flutes". One of the most common types of instruments from the Renaissance were "recorders" and "flutes."

7  Reed instruments were common as well and were used as loud band instruments.  Most of these were 2-reed instruments like the modern oboe rather than a modern clarinet.  The most basic and common of these was the Shawm.

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9  The final common type of instruments were brass. Valves were not invented in this time.  The most familiar of these are trumpets and “sackbuts”.  A sackbut is essentially a cut version of the trombone.

10  An English composer  Works include Masses, Latin psalms, and a short English anthem.  Style is often described as  Father of organist and composer, John Mundy.  Represented in the Mulliner Book, an important musical book compiled in the late 1500s, and the Gyffard Part Books, which were choral books.

11  A versatile Flemish Composer  Founder of the Venetian School [composers who worked in Venice from ; also describes the music they produced]  Introduced the polyphonic Franco-Flemish style.  Wrote a large number of madrigals, chansons, motets, hymns, and psalms.  Often placed the melody in the tenor in his compositions, treating it like a cantus firmus.

12  English composer who was able to expand and perfect many types and styles of music that still exist in England today [sacred and secular polyphony, keyboard and consort music]  Published the Gradualia and the Parthenia, among other works that included Masses, motets, and psalms.  Overall, he composed about 470 pieces.

13  Born in Cremona, Italy  One of the greatest contributors to opera.  Most of his works centered on secular voice music, church music, and stage music.  Composed the famous “La Favola d’Orfeo” [opera].  Published his first work at the age of 15.

14  The end of Mongol Yuan Dynasty in China and the beginning of the Ming Dynasty (~1368)  The Black Death/ Bubonic Plague slays a third of Europe’s population (1347~1351)  Hundred Year’s War begins when Edward III of England lays claim on the French throne (1337)  An account of Buddha’s life was published, and it became so popular, that was made a Catholic saint. THE RENAISSANCE!

15 Ave Maria composed by Adrian Willaert ( ) Flow My Tears composed by John Dowland( ) Generic Renaissance dance music

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