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describe the age of Absolutism
when the doctrine of the "divine right of Kings" ensured the absolute rule of "God chosen" monarchs
What three places could music be found during the Baroque Period
the church, the court, the opera house (theater)
Walking Bass
a bass part that moves in absolutely even notes usually eighths or quarters
Ornamentation
Improvising of melodic extras in the arias that were sund in operas
What was the standard texture of Baroque Music
polyphony or contrapuntal
Continuo
the central importance of harmony in Baroque music appears in the universal practice of "basso continuo"
Figured Bass
a system of notating the continuo chords in Baroque music, by means of figures
Lebretto
common plot, text set to music
How many keys were scales tuned to?
24 major and minor Keys
Harmony was _________ and chords were __________.
standardized
synthesized
Pragmatists
composers with very much music to write in very little time (Bach)