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Melody is unified through the use of __ and __
imitation and sequence
Main keyboard instruments of the Baroque period were the ___ and the ___
Organ; harpsichord
Founded on the string family and continuo. ( 10-40 players - small)
Baroque Orchestra
Composition for several instrumental soloists and small orchestra, common in late Baroque. Three movements - fast - slow - fast
Concerto grosso
A piece that sounds fairly complete and independent but is part of a larger composition
Refrain or return - recurring them playbed by entire orchestra. Opens and concludes, is repeated
A composition in several movements for one to eight instruments. Contrast in tempo and character
3 lines - two treble parts plus a basso continuo. FOUR people to play since two are needed for basso. THREE lines
Trio Sonata
A set of dance movements. Same key but differ in their tempo, meter and character. -- Stylized dances
Inimitative polyphony where the different parts enter alternating between the tonic and dominant tonal levels.
A direction to the performer. "Continue without a pause" -- "it follows" in Italian
A one-act religious opera to be performed as part of the Sunday Service. -- no costumes or action.
Lutheran Church Cantata