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15 Cards in this Set

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Heinrich Schutz
Came to Venice to study with Giovanni Gabrieli then later with Monteverdi and Grandi
PolyChoral Works
Flourished in VENICE in GABRIELI's hands. Used choirs of brass, voice and strings. It was for the most part, antiphonal and homophonic. CONCERTATO means contrast or rivalry among groups of instruments or voice and instruments.
Drama with continuous music staged with scenery, costumes and action. (ex: Poppea)
(To be sung) In the 17th and 18th centuries a vocal chamber work with continuo usually for solo voice, consisting of several sections or movements that include recitatives and arias and setting a lyrical or quasi-dramatic text (ex: Bach's Nun Komm, der Heiden Heiland)
A narrative or dramatic work, usually sacred, used arias, recitative, ensembles, choruses, and orchestra, but not staged. (Ex: Handel's Messiah)
Is a setting of a biblical account of Jesus' crucification.
(Sounded) A piece to be played by one or more instruments. Baroque instruental piece with contrasting sections or movements with imitative counterpoint. (ex: Correli's Trio sonata)
(to reach an agreement) Early 17th century ensemble of instruments or voices with one or more instruments or works for these ensembles. (ex: vivaldi's violin concerto in A minor)
Concerto Grosso
Instrumental work that exploits the contrast in sonority between a small ensemble of instruments
(touched) Piece for keyboard instrument or lute resembling an improvisation may include imitative sections or may be prelude to a fugue. (ex: frescobaldi's Toccata #3)
(to seek out) Early to mid 16th century prelude in style of improvisation. After that it became instrumental piece that treats one or more subjects in imitation. (ex: Frescobaldi's Riceacare after the Credo from mass for madonna)
Chorale Prelude
Relatively short setting for organ of a choral melody/ introduces the singing (ex: Bach's Orgelbuchlein)
(flight) Composition or section in imitative texture that is based on a single subject and begins with successive statements of the subject in voices.
Barbara Strozzi
Singer and composer in BAROQUE PERIOD. She wrote Lagrime mie represetative of solo chamber cantata. She published more cantatas than any composer of her time.
was leading composer of Latin oratorios. Wrote Jephte - libretto from book of Judges. Had solo arias, duets, choruses, laments. Polychoral and madrigalistic.