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Bach's Pietistic poetry
St. John and St Matthew's Passions
a homophonic musical style of the middle 18th century, marked by a generally superficial elegance and charm and by the use of elaborate ornamentation and stereotyped devices. (ex: Francois Couperin)
A style used to describe literature that was elegant and courtly. (ex: Vivaldi, J.S. Bach, and Handel)
"To feel" A style associated with the intimate, sensitive, and subjective tendencies of some 18th century literature and art. C.P.E. Bach created some keyboard sonatas in this style.
Da Capo Aria
One of the most favored scene types of opera. (ex: Gulio Cesare, Act II, Scenes 1-2.
How did Handel respond to the ballad opera which threatened to topple his career in England
Although the Beggar's Opera by John Gay threatened to topple his career, Handel formed a new company and created the Oratorio
2 Concerto Grosso contrasting components
concertino and tuttie. (ex: Corelli's concerti grossi)
Name two dance pairs from the late renaissance early baroque that were frequently played together
A slow dance in duple meter followed by a fast one in triple meter being a variation of the first. (ex: pavane and galliard, a favorite in the 16th century France and England.