Presentation on theme: "Today – Music and Dance notes Tomorrow – Music listening notes Thursday – Music Review Friday – Binder Check Monday – President’s Day – No school Tuesday."— Presentation transcript:
Today – Music and Dance notes Tomorrow – Music listening notes Thursday – Music Review Friday – Binder Check Monday – President’s Day – No school Tuesday – Jeopardy Review – Extra credit op. Wednesday – Sub – turn in work given Thursday – Test (Kossa) Friday – Make-up Test
Like in visual arts, emotion was very important Most patrons were nobles from state or church Musicians saw themselves as employees rather than artists and created on demand Music specific to the occasion Little thought of preservation of music Powerful tool for communication/create emotions
Family History German Large family of professional church musicians 4 of his own sons also became major composers Never left his native country
Court organist in Weimar Composed the great toccatas, fugues, and works for organ Chapel master to the prince of Anhalt Famous Brandenburg Concertos and Orchestral Suites 1723 became cantor of St. Thomas’ Church in Leipzig Weekly church cantatas Passion music for Good Friday Festive music for major events Fugue – one-movement composition/uses imitative counterpoint Wrote primarily for the church and patrons
Family History Born in Germany Son of a Barber-surgeon Traveled the world Became a citizen of England Became a national treasure there
Composed music mostly for the public Known for genre known as oratorio (chorus and orchestra together) His most famous told the life of Jesus (Messiah) “Hallelujah Chorus” Known as a brilliant organist Collapsed at the end of a performance of Messiah and died 3 days later
Family History Venetian Studied to be a priest but was also accomplished with violin and harpsichord Traveled widely across Europe composing music
Directed the orchestra and chorus at a girl’s orphanage for nearly 40 years Gained huge popularity at the orphanage – eventually traveled Europe composing for European courts Best known for concertos (solo parts alternated with a group of instruments) – The Four Seasons Concertos were very dramatic and are like an “argument” or contest between the soloist and orchestra
Write your 3-4 sentence summary for Baroque music.
Grew from court dance of Renaissance Aristocracy wanted dance to show social etiquette – dance masters became a necessity to keep up with new trends Masters started to use rehearsals and nobles studied with dance masters Dance manuals became common – taught both dance and social elegance
Before Louis XIV Given some credit for beginnings of ballet in France 1533 – married King Henry II (French) She was Italian She brought Italian dance master Balthasar de Beaujoyeaux – duties of court entertainment 1581 – Balthasar created Ballet Comique de la Reine (the Queen’s Comic Ballet) Included: large sets, songs, poetry, and prose – performed by court nobles
Continued the French tradition of Ballet “The Sun King” – performed role of Apollo in Ballet de la Nuit (Ballet of the Night) in 1653 1661 – established Academie Royale de la Danse (Royal Academy of Dance) – aided in professionalization of the art of ballet
Pierre Beauchamp – king’s ballet master – developed ballet terminology and technique He created 5 positions for the feet and concept of dancing with “turned out” legs Ballet no longer function of court – moved from palace to theatre First female dancers to professionally perform appeared in 1681 in Le Triomphe de l’Amour (The Triumph of Love)
Write a 3-4 sentence summary of Baroque ballet and compare it to the dance of the Renaissance.
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