Ordo Virtutum, Scene 4 Flashcards


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Medieval Era years

  • 476 - 1450
  • also called "Middle Ages"

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style traits of Medieval music

  • based on modes
  • evolved from monophonic to polyphonic
  • development of harmony

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morality play

  • a drama in which characters personify virtues and vices
  • presents a lesson in moral conduct

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monophonic texture

a single melody line without accompaniment

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modes

ancient scales that were used as a basis of composition in the Middle Ages

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plaintchant

a free flowing, monophonic modal melody with Latin words

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composer of Ordo Virtutum

Hildegard von Bingen

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nationality of Hildegard von Bingen

German

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genre of Ordo Virtutum

morality play

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performing forces in Ordo Virtutum

17 female voices for singing parts and one male voice for spoken part

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characters in Ordo Virtutum

the Soul, 16 Virtues and the Devil

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features of Ordo Virtutum, Scene 4

  • Latin text
  • modal melodies
  • monophonic texture
  • unmetered rhythm
  • responsive style (alternating solo and chorus)