Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key


Play button


Play button




Click to flip

12 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
Gregorian Chant
Melodies set to sacred Latin texts, sung without accompaniment; Gregorian chant was the official music of the Roman Catholic church
a medieval dance, is one of the earliest surviving forms of instrumental music
Medieval polyphony that consists of Gregorian chant and one or more additional melodic lines
Leonin & Perotin
two successive choirmasters of Notre Dame, among the first notable composers known by name.
Ars Nova
means “New Art” in Latin
French noble composers in the 12th and 13th century
Mass Ordinary
Roman Catholic church texts that remain the same from day to day though out most of the year; Kyrie, Gloria, Credo, Sanctus, Agnus Dei
Long, sustained tone of tones accompanying a melody
Word Painting
Musical representation of specific poetic images
Polyphonic choral work set to a sacred Latin text other than that of the mass; one of the two main forms of sacred Renaissance music
piece for several solo voices set to a short poem usually about love
A capella
Choral music without instrumental accompaniment