Civ Music Terminology

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A genre in which a soloist performs virtuostically alongside an orchestra.Winter
A relatively short composition to Latin words made up of short sections in homophony and imitative polyphony. Sometimes an addition to the massO Magnum Mysterium
A group of instruments, one that plays chords, another that plays melody.Tornerai from The Coronation of Poppea
A piece with a descriptive title.Winter
The notes or chords ending a section of music with a feeling of conclusiveness.Pope Marcellus Mass
A genre of music in which traditional plainchant melody is stretched out and overlaid with a counterpoint. This is the earliest kind of polyphony.Alleluia Diffusa Est Gratia
Music where each part is played by only one instrument. This was prominent in households.N/A
A group of instruments that play together that came about in the baroque style periodWinter
Monophonic, Religious, A capella songs named after a pope.In Paradisium
When the music does what the words sayEl Gtillo
Multiple, unsynchronized lines of music at once.Quant en Moi
A single line of music.Dies Irae
A genre of music in which two different poems of identical rhythms overlap one another.Quant en Moi
Unaccompanied singing, perhaps in a chapel.Alleluia
A musical form in which an original phrase of music is subtly changed many times over the course of the pieceThe Simpsons Theme
An extended piece for a solo singer that has much more musical elaboration and coherence than its speech like counterpart.When I Am Laid in Earth from Dido and Aeneas
(For Duncan) A boy who, due to a certain surgical operation, can sing soprano or alto parts.N/A
Operatic singing that sounds like speech.Thy hand Belinda from Dido and Aeneas
A type of text setting in which one syllable corresponds to more than one note.Kyrie
A style of playing that demonstrates a performer's skill.Winter
An instrumental accompaniment that plays one note throughout the piece.Columba Aspexit
DefinitionTermExample Pieces
A form with repeated verses.El Grillo
The beginning of homophonic texture being used. Its two pioneers were Dufay and DunstableThe Agincourt Carol
Time between notesEvery Piece ever
ABA or ABA' form.N/A
A type of text setting in which one syllable corresponds to one note.Pope Marcellus Mass
What you tap your foot to.Do i even need to put an example?
A new movement in which rhythm could be notated and poetic skill was showcased.N/A
The language of a particular area, aka not latin.La Dousa Votz
A person whose job it is to 'hold' notes for a long period of time, hence the name.N/A
A theatrical genre where everything is sung.Dido and Aeneas
When two lines of music mutually complete one another.Quant en Moi
Strophic, Secular songs that usually talked about courtly love.La Dousa Votz
A group of instruments that are usually all the same instrument but of different sizes.N/A
A musical TEXTURE where one line starts a bit after another.Marenzio's Zefiro Torna
A short repeated bass line above which upper instruments or voices play.When I Am Laid in Earth from Dido and Aeneas
A secular composition set to a one-stanza poem.As Vesta Was from Latmos Hill Descending
Medieval instrumental dance music.Daphne
A religious five section composition.Pange Lingua Mass
A style of writing music in which the words were sung in ways that matched the rhythms and melodies of speech.Mille Regrets
A form of music in which homophonic orchestra sections contrast the orchestra and soloist.Winter
A composition or passage in which a melody is imitated by one or more voices at fixed intervals of pitch and time.Row Row Row Your Boat

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