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Lecture 2

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Department
Music and Culture
Course Code
VPMC88H3
Professor
Ken Mc Leod

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Lecture 2
-shift from modal to tonal system is a transition from Renaissance to Baroque
Ancient Greece (900-200 b.c.)
-origin of Western music
-myth of Orpheus
Orpheus is given a magic lion from Apollo, which Orpheus gained musical talent
he could used music to influence nature, change course of river, charm bird
his wife died and he used music to charm gods in the Underworld
was not allowed to look back at his wife in the journey of going back to human world, but he
failed to do so
showed mortal power of music
music has the power to purify spirit and to charm others
Aristotle proposed Doctrine of Ethos
-control of music can control people
Theory of Imitation
-music influences development of character and moral
-listen to good music develop nice person
-loud and aggressive music is played in battlefield
-pleasant music is played while waiting in line to control behaviour
-regulation of music, i.e., Communist government regulated music
Earliest written Greek music was Seikilos Epitaph
Important Events
-Me n’Emperor Constantine was emperor of Rome
-Conversion to Christianity (312 A.D.)
-Fall of Rome (476 A.D)
-Medieval (Dark Age) loss of knowledge of perspective in drawing
Early Christian Church
-in 700 A.D., chant practice was unified by the Franks (Charlemagne)
-Variety of Chant types occurred after fall of Rome: Byzantine, Ambiosian, Gallican, Mozarabie,
Old Roman
-Pope Gregory Gregorian Chant, does not mean he wrote or developed Gregorian Chant
Characteristics of Plainchant
-monophonic
-non metric (text dictates rhythm)
-limited dynamic
-acappella (vocal only, no instruments)
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Lecture 2 -shift from modal to tonal system is a transition from Renaissance to Baroque Ancient Greece (900-200 b.c.) -origin of Western music -myth of Orpheus Orpheus is given a magic lion from Apollo, which Orpheus gained musical talent he could used music to influence nature, change course of river, charm bird his wife died and he used music to charm gods in the Underworld was not allowed to look back at his wife in the journey of going back to human world, but he failed to do so showed mortal power of music music has the power to purify spirit and to charm others Aristotle proposed Doctrine of Ethos -control of music can control people Theory of Imitation -music influences development of character and moral -listen to good music develop nice person -loud and aggressive music is played in battlefield -pleasant music
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