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Melody of Middle Ages
by step with narrow range
diatonic notes (not chromatic)
Texture of Middle Ages
mostly monophonic (Greg. and trab.)
Some contrapuntal polyphony
Rhythm of Middle Ages
Gregorian and trabadour - no clearly marked rhythm
polyphony- triple mete, repeating
Harmony of Middle Ages
most monophonic so no harmony
polyphony- dissonant phrases with open hollow chords
Color of Middle Ages
mainly vocal
little instrumental music
Form of Middle Ages
strophic - troubador
Ternary - kyrie
Rondo - French Rondeau
Melody of Renaissance
stepwise
moderately narrow range
diatonic
chromaticism at end
Harmony of Renaissance
dissonance
triad- building block
Rhythm of Renaissance
duple
sacred-relaxed
secular-lively
Color of Renaissance
unacconpanied vocal music
Texture of Renaissance
contrapuntal, polyphony
occasional passages of chordal homophonic
Form of Renaissance
not often used
Melody of Early Baroque
Less step, larger leaps, wide range, chromaticism
melodic sequence
Harmony of Early Baroque
diatonic by basso continuo
clear chord progressions
tonality major and minor keys
Rhythm of Early Baroque
regular repeating driving
Color of Early Baroque
varied
new combos
symphony orchestra
terraced dynamics
Texture of Early Baroque
chordal, homophonic
basso continuo
Form of Early Baroque
basso ostinato- arias
ritornello-concerto grosso
binary- sonata and orchestral suite