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MOTET:
What is the title for the representative work?

Ave Maria...Virgo Serena

MOTET:


Who wrote Ave Maria...Virgo Serena?

Josquin des Prez

MOTET:


What did des Prez write and what is he most known for?

He wrote motets, masses as well as secular vocal music




Most well-known for:


beautiful lyrical model lines


a focus on mastering contrapuntal texture

MOTET:


When was Ave Maria...Virgo Serena written?

1470s

MOTET:
How many voices was Ave Maria...Virgo Serena written for?

4 voices

MOTET:


What is Ave Maria...Virgo Serena about?

Is it a chant of praise for the Virgin Mary in the form of a rhymed poem.




I. COUPLET (with a duple meter)


II. 5 Quatrains


III. FINAL COUPLET (also with a duple meter)



MOTET:


How is Ave Maria...Virgo Serena an example of imitation texture?

The opening line "ave cjus conceptio" is an example, because the top two voices answer the bottom two.

MOTET:


How is Ave Maria...Virgo Serena an example of homophonic texture?

The final line as well as "ave vera virginitas" is an example of homophonic texture

MASS:


What is the name of the representative work?

Missa Papae Marcelli

MASS:
Who wrote Missa Papae Marcelli?

Giovanni Pierluigi de Palestrina

MASS:


Who was this most likely written for?

Pierluigi likely wrote this for the Council of Trent because it shows great text clarity as well as a pure vocal style.




Also the guy just wrote a lot of sacred vocal music since he was in the employment of the Church.

MASS:


When was Missa Papae Marcelli written?

1567

MASS:


What kind of text is the Missa Papae Marcelli?

It's part of the Mass Ordinary, an invariable set of texts from the Roman Rite Mass.

MASS:


What is constantly shifting in the Missa Papae Marcelli?

It has a frequently shifting texture, vocal density and range

MASS:
How many voices was the Missa Papae Marcelli written for?

6 voices, an all-male chorus

MASS:

Describe the textures of the Missa Papae Marcelli.

The first line is sung in monophonic texture by the solo.




It is then answered by a line which displays a polyphonic texture and clear word declamation.

ITALIAN MADRIGAL:


What is the name of the representative work?

Moro lasso, al mio duolo

ITALIAN MADRIGAL:


Who wrote Moro lasso, al mio duolo?

Carlo Gesualdo

ITALIAN MADRIGAL:


What is it?

A form of poetry combined with music.




Usually concerned with topics of love, unfulfilled desire, politics and humour

ITALIAN MADRIGAL:


What stage of development of the Madrigal is Moro lasso, al mio duolo?

It's the third stage of development, because it represents the personality and emotions of the composer. (Apparently he caught his wife cheating on him and then wrote this piece.)

ITALIAN MADRIGAL:


What is the translation of "moro lasso, al mio duolo"

The very melodramatic: I die, alas, in my suffering.

ITALIAN MADRIGAL:


When was moro lasso, al mio duolo written?

1610

ITALIAN MADRIGAL:


How many voices was Moro lasso, al mio duolo written for?

6 voices

ITALIAN MADRIGAL:


Please name the things that Moro lasso, al mio duolo is an example of:

word painting: descending chromatic lines to indicate pain and suffering




melismatic text: represent the vivacity of life




a capella

ENGLISH MADRIGAL:


What is the name of the representative work?

Fair Phyllis

ENGLISH MADRIGAL:


Who wrote Fair Phyllis?

John Farmer


- Dublin, a master of choir boys


- liked using word painting, especially with pastoral themes



ENGLISH MADRIGAL:


When was Fair Phyllis written?

1610

ENGLISH MADRIGAL


How many voices was Fair Phyllis written for?

4 voices

ENGLISH MADRIGAL


What is Fair Phyllis about?

A shepherdess wanders away from the other shepherds and then is found by her lover. Happy kisses.

ENGLISH MADRIGAL


Please describe the use of word painting in Fair Phyllis.

A joyful "up and down" imitative texture when the shepherdess and her lover are reunited. (That still sounds so wrong)




When Phyllis is alone, the piece uses a solo voice to represent her solitude.

DANCE MUSIC


What is the title of the representative work?

Danserye - Pavane "Mille Regretz"

DANCE MUSIC


Who wrote the Pavane "Mille Regretz"?

Anonymous composer, arranged by Tielman Susato




Susato declared in his collection "Danserye" that the pieces could be played by all instruments highlighting their versatility.

DANCE MUSIC:


When was Pavane "Mille Regretz" written?

1551

DANCE MUSIC
What is the form of the Pavane "Mille Regretz"?

AABBCC

DANCE MUSIC


What is the texture of the Pavane "Mille Regretz"?

polyphonic texture

DANCE MUSIC


How many voices was the Pavane "Mille Regretz" written for?

4 voices