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Renaissance
Composers:
Byrd

Features
Modal
Lute
Madrigal-music written for multiple voices, usually unaccompanied
Motet- is a short piece of latin music sung after the Offertorium
Baroque
Composers:
Bach
Handel
Vivaldi
Corelli
purcell
Features
concerto grosso- a concerto with a group of solo instruments
fugue- based on an initial theme and…

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Composers
Liszt
Chopin
Wagner
Schubert
Features
Emotion was key
More imaginative
Individualism
National pride
Extremes of very short and very long pieces
Freeer tempos
More complicated harmonies than the classical era
Tuneful, catchy melodies
Orchestra grew
Piano grew
Programmatic: lied, opera
Absolute- symphony, concerto
Modern
Composers
Mahler
Shostakovich
Zimmer
Debussy…

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