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Music always contains a chant melody
Organum
Consists of original plainchant melody and another parallel line of music played at the 4th or 5th octabe
Parallel Organum
Upper lines given own words
Motet
Repeating Rhythm underlying a motet
Isorhythm
(bah bah) alteration of very short and melodic phrases or single notes
Hocket
Musical representation of specific poetic images
word painting
a choral piece has 4,5 or 6 parts of equal interest
polyphonic texture
dances were ____
homophonic
Unaccompanied choral music
A cappella
Piece for several solo voices set to short poem about love or pastoral themes - polyhpnic and never religious (always secular)
Madrigal
A group of Renaissance instruments (no orchestras yet)
Consort
Plucked string instrumment shaped like half a pair; used in Ren and Baroque music
Lute
Split choir / cori spezzati - STEREO
Antiphonal singing
vocal form in which music is repeated for each stanza of a poem. Text changes, music stays the same
Strophic Form (madrigals, church hymns, christmas carols)
Bridge composer between Ren-Baroque // expanded madrigal.
Claudio Monteverdi