Chapter 5

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  • Chapter 5 - Renaissance
    • Dates
      • (1400-1600)
    • Adjectives
      • Means rebirth, revival of interest in the humanistic values of classical Greece and Rome.
        • Focus on individual achievement
        • Real world V Religion
        • Travel and printed books = cultures
      • Smooth, less contrast, imitations (form of polyphony)
    • Mass
      • Renaissance Mass, roman catholic 1400s, long, polyphonic, 5 SECTIONS:
        • KYRIE
        • GLORIA
        • CREDO
        • SANCTUS
        • AGNUS DEI
    • Motet
      • Four voice parts, (alto, soprano, bass and tenor) sensitive and expressive words, small choir, latin.
    • Madrigal
      • Secular voice pieces unaccompanied, Italy, desire to match words with music, 16th, chordal texture, imitative polyphony and word-painting.
    • John Dunstable & Guillaume du Fay
      • Early renaissance
      • Polyphonic masses
      • Classic latin motets
      • Gentle love secular songs.
    • Josquin des Prez
      • Masses, motets and secular, old plainchant, SIMPLE IMITATION, OVERLAPPING CADENCES AND PAIRED IMITATION
    • Palestrina
      • Catholic church issue with polyphony, too elaborate and complicated. Palestrina ideal composer. Counterpoint and homophony is balanced. LEAPS SHOULD BE SMALL, RHYTHM IS GENTLE AND NO GAPS BETWEEN NOTES
    • Thomas Morley
      • Madrigal, England, sole permission to print music.
    • Word-painting
      • Used in Motets and Madrigals


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