Presentation on theme: "1450-1600 Palestrina WHAT ARE WE LEARNING TODAY? Learn about Composers in the Renaissance Period Learn about the importance of Sacred Music in the Renaissance."— Presentation transcript:
WHAT ARE WE LEARNING TODAY? Learn about Composers in the Renaissance Period Learn about the importance of Sacred Music in the Renaissance Period Develop our understanding of different composers in the Renaissance Period Look at different forms of sacred music in the Renaissance Period and their characteristics
A period of rebirth in music There were many progressions with technology The church was at the heart of music in the Renaissance Period THE RENAISSANCE PERIOD
SACRED CHORAL MUSIC Gregorian Chant First type of music to be written down Modal sound Sung in Latin Listen to this musical example. What concepts can you hear?
SACRED CHORAL MUSIC Motet The name, derived from the French word ‘mot’, word, started to develop in medieval times and originally contained a mixture of religious Latin and vernacular (everyday) language. From the Renaissance period onwards it is the name associated with a short composition with Latin text for performance in a Roman Catholic church. The Mass The service of the Roman Catholic Church There are five parts to the Mass: 1 Kyrie eleison – ‘God have mercy’ 2 Gloria – ‘Glory to God in the highest’ 3 Credo – ‘I believe in one God’ 4 Sanctus and Benedictus – ‘Holy, holy’ and ‘Blessed is he’ 5 Agnus Dei – ‘Lamb of God’. All the movements of the Mass were Fugues- what are the characteristics of a Fugue?
Sung in the Protestant Church – religious work praising God Uses the English Language What another concepts can you hear? (Think about texture, word setting, tempo…) ANTHEM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xy3NCeoe3OA
Sacred Vocal Music Sung in English Sung in Latin ANTHEM MASS Uses parts of Mass Uses other words MOTET