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MCGILLMUAR 211Jerry M.CainWinter

MUAR 211 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Anonymous 4, Organum, Counterpoint

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For quiz: know the composer and song name, as well as genre, texture, 2 things about the text (language, function sacred/secular). Books at the time we
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MCGILLMUAR 211Jerry M.CainWinter

MUAR 211 Lecture Notes - Bsc Young Boys

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Dr. jerry cain (new music building, rm a622) Office hours: wednesday & friday 10:45-11:45 + by appointment. The enjoyment of music: an introduction to
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MCGILLMUAR 211Jerry M.CainWinter

MUAR 211 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Viol

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MCGILLMUAR 211Jerry M.CainWinter

MUAR 211 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Duple And Quadruple Metre, Homorhythm, Josquin Des Prez

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15 May 2012
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Agnus dei: part of the mass ordinary, cantus firmus = piece of music based on some earlier chant melody the cantus firmus itself is the melody line. Te
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MCGILLMUAR 211Jerry M.CainWinter

MUAR 211 Lecture Notes - Second Viennese School, Anton Webern, Atonality

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21 Mar 2013
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Expressionism is a style of art, music & theatre, primarily popular in germany & scandinavia between 1880-1925. Often stresses intense, subjective emot
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MCGILLMUAR 211Eric SmialekWinter

MUAR 211 Lecture Notes - Johann Sebastian Bach, Psalm 110, Duple And Quadruple Metre

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27 Feb 2013
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Active listening practice; dixit dominus (chant psalm setting of psalm 110) / J. s. bach, g minor fague (1703-1707) / tchaikovsky, serenade for strings
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MCGILLMUAR 211Jerry M.CainWinter

MUAR 211 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Concertmaster, Baroque Dance, Brandenburg Concertos

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15 May 2012
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Example of a chorale texture: chorales are supposed to be very simple. In this example, there are 4 parts (satb texture), indicated by brackets on shee
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MCGILLMUAR 211.Fall

MUAR 211 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Figured Bass, Ancient Greek, Aria

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Operas always begin with an instrumental piece (symphonia) Opera overture- the piece at the beginning of the opera. Main melody lain is notated in deta
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MCGILLMUAR 211Jerry M.CainWinter

MUAR 211 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Strophic Form, Lutheran Worship, Johann Sebastian Bach

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15 May 2012
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Duet: polyphonic (not singing the same part) Obligato oboe part (completely written out and very prominent) 1700-1750 = high baroque (bach in his matur
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MCGILLMUAR 211Jerry M.CainWinter

MUAR 211 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Jean-Philippe Rameau, Equal Temperament, Tonality

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15 May 2012
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A little earlier than that is the pre-classic period (led up to the classic style). Called classical because during the 19th century, it was thought of
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MCGILLMUAR 211Jerry M.CainWinter

MUAR 211 Lecture Notes - Microtonal Music, Conservatoire De Paris, Octatonic Scale

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19 Mar 2013
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Atonality atonal music this is a harmonic comment. No tonic center, not most important pitch. Doesn"t use our system of equal tempered octave. Harmony
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MCGILLMUAR 211Jerry M.CainWinter

MUAR 211 Lecture Notes - Tempo Rubato, Robert Schumann, Johannes Brahms

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13 Mar 2013
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