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"O successors" by Nunn Hildegard is a _________?
Gregorian Chant
Unfamiliar scales in Gregorian Chants are called _________.
Church Modes
A ________ consists of one or more sustained tones accompaning a melody.
Drone
The _______ was a church's most popular instrument.
Organ
Most medieval music was _______.
Vocal
Medieval music that consists of Greg. chants and additional melodic lines is called __________.
Organum
The ________ consists of texts that remain the same from day to day thought the chruch year.
Mass Ordinary
Why is Machauts Notre Dame of great historical importance?
It was the 1st polyphonic treatment of the mass ordinary by a known composer.
The first large body of seculars surviving notation was composed by _________.
Nobles Trubadors
A medieval dance, one of the earliest surviving forms of instrumental music, is called _____.
Estampie
Musical and Acrobatic performers in castles, taverns, and town squares are called _______.
Minstrels
What is the time period for Renaisaince music?
1400-1600
Renaisaince composers often use ________ as a musical representation of words.
Word Painting
Polyphonic choral work set to a sacred latin txt is called a _____.
Motet
Polyphonic chorals made up of kyrie and annus dei is called a ______.
Mass
An important kind of secular vocal music during the 1400's was known as _______.
Madrigals
Who was secular renaissance music written for?
Groups of solo voices
A _____ is a plucked string instrument w/a a body shaped like half a pear.
Lute
An early type of flute was the _______.
Recorder
A _____ is a stately dance in double meter.
Passamezzo
The _____ is a colllection of dance tunes created by Michael Praetorius.
Terpichore