Baroque, Classical, Romanic Flashcards


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  • Aristocracy
  • was enormously rich and powerful during the 17th and 18th centuries.
    • Aristocracy is the highest class in certain societies, especially those holding hereditary titles or offices.

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    • .Basso Continuo
  • - Continuous Bass

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Age of Absolution

The baroque period is known as the “age of absolutism” because many rulers exercised absolute power over their subjects.

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Solo Concerto-

a piece for single instruments

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Improvisation- Creating music at the same time it is performed.

Creating music at the same time it is performed.

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Fugue- Polyphonic composition based on one main theme or subject.

Polyphonic composition based on one main theme or subject.

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Recitative- A vocal style that is sung by a soloist with simple chordal

A vocal style that is sung by a soloist with simple chordal

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Sonata-

a composition in several movements

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Camerata- were a group of humanists, musicians, poets and intellectuals in late Renaissance Florence who gathered to discuss and guide trends in the arts, especially music and drama in Florence around 1575. It included Vincenzo Galilei, the father of the astronomer Galileo.

- were a group of humanists, musicians, poets and intellectuals in late Renaissance Florence who gathered to discuss and guide trends in the arts, especially music and drama in Florence around 1575. It included Vincenzo Galilei, the father of the astronomer Galileo.

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Sonata Form

the form of a single movement.

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Theme and variation

a basic musical idea (theme) is repeated over and over and is changed each time.

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Minuet and trio

Minuet, trio minuet. Often the third movement of a piece. Used as a dance.

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Romanticism

a movement in the arts and literature that originated in the late 18th century, emphasizing inspiration, subjectivity, and the primacy of the individual.

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Nationalism- identification with one's own nation and support for its interests, especially to the exclusion or detriment of the interests of other nations.

identification with one's own nation and support for its interests, especially to the exclusion or detriment of the interests of other nations.

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Exoticism

style or traits considered characteristic of a distant foreign country.

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Program music-

instrumental music associated with a story, poem, or scene.