Purcell - Music for a While

What were the dates of the Baroque period?
approx. 1600 - 1750
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what is a ground bass?
short tune played in bass repeated
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usual musical features of ground bass?
minor key, straightforward rhythm, slow and steady, perfect cadences, solemn mood, chromatic chords
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song or tune sung by a single voice without accompaniment
aria
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early stringed keyboard that produces sound by plucking strings with quills
harpsichord
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a spread, broken chord
arpeggiated chord
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AB or AABB musical form in two related sections
binary form
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organises music into three sections ABA
ternary form
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slow, sorowful song in minor key
lament
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hightest male adult singing voice, falsetto used
counter-tenor
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what is a ground bass?

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short tune played in bass repeated

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usual musical features of ground bass?

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song or tune sung by a single voice without accompaniment

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early stringed keyboard that produces sound by plucking strings with quills

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