AQA GCSE Music- The Western Classical Tradition- The Baroque Orchestra & Genres

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Baroque Time Period
1600-1750
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Did Brass Instruments have Valves?
No.
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Pianos?
Nope. They used Harpsichords.
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Woodwind + Percussion used?
Used less; Recorders were used instead of Clarinets.
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Continuo
Played by Harpsichord; Based on Bass Line/Harmonics
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The Suite (Handel's Music for Royal Fireworks)
Collection of Dances: Binary Form/Minuets
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Concerto (Bach's Brandenburg Concerto in F)
Composition w/ Soloist/Group contrasted against larger group of instruments
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Concerto Solo
One soloist, with many
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Concerto Grosso
Small Group (Concertino) with many (Ripieno)
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Tutti
All instruments playing
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Episodes
Solo playing alternating with acc. group
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Ground Bass (Pachelbel's Canon in D)
Repeating pattern w/ new melodies added
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Card 2

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No.

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Did Brass Instruments have Valves?

Card 3

Front

Nope. They used Harpsichords.

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

Used less; Recorders were used instead of Clarinets.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Played by Harpsichord; Based on Bass Line/Harmonics

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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