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  • A Review Of A Classical Concert By Chanticleer

    three sopranos).They mostly know about their interpretations of Renaissance music, but it also performs a wide repertoire of jazz, gospel,…

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  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    and he obtained the reputable position as organist in June of the same year. This year proved to be a favorable one because a small inheritance from his uncle, Tobias Lämmerhirt, made it possible for him to get married to his beloved second cousin Maria Barbara Bach. On 17 October 1707, Sebastian and Barbara were wed in the church of Dornheim. In Mühlhausen, Bach developed an interest in composing vocal church music, possibly originating from the influence of Buxtehude 's Abendmusiken. Also, the…

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  • Modern Music Research Paper

    of how things are presently, and a view of what the future holds for society. The development of music has changed greatly over the decades; through the medieval and Renaissance time period to modern music in today’s society. Music is offered in many different ways, such as through TV and radio, it is not just heard through church services. The function of music has also developed from the Renaissance to modern time; however, music still serves as a way to express emotions and convey messages…

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  • Renaissance Music Vs Baroque Music

    during the Renaissance and the Baroque Period. It became an important part of the people’s lives. During the Renaissance most of the music were sacred music which basically means religious music. Along the sacred music secular music was beginning to flourish, and musicians started playing music in different places like courts and towns. Town musicians played music in feasts, weddings, and religious services. The Renaissance in…

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  • Essay On Renaissance Music

    The Renaissance was the change that brought music into the daily lives of the European people. Music before the Renaissance was mainly kept in churches and the King’s court (History). Many musicians during the Renaissance period learned about music from past centuries and found it urgent that music begin a new age (Music). In 1477, Johannes Tinctoris, Renaissance composer and music theorist, said, “Music written more than 40 years previously was not worth hearing.”(Music). This led to a big…

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  • Similarities Between The Renaissance And The Middle Ages

    The Middle Ages and The Renaissance periods have many similarities and many differences, but they also have similarities. Since The Renaissance period directly followed The Middle Ages, many characteristics carried over. The differences throughout The Renaissance Period did not happen immediately, the changes came with time. In this essay, I will be explaining the changes from The Middle Ages to the Renaissance, why these changes occurred, and similarities and differences between a piece from…

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  • Renaissance Art

    Myriads of characteristics defined the art and music of the Renaissance. It was a time of exploration in both canvas and composition. First and Foremost, the Renaissance was a time where thinkers began to question the church, as well as rediscovering the roman idals. The art of the time period is the best physical example of this change. Looking from Medieval art to the art produced in the Renaissance, there are definitely extreme visual differences that set the Renaissance artists apart from…

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  • Music During The Italian Renaissance

    in a sense of rebirth. Two of the world’s largest powerhouses, England and Italy, both had incredible and successful Renaissances. It was a perfect way for both of these places to recoup their former glory after the Plague. Both Renaissances, although prosperous, were both similar and different in their own ways. A major part of either part of the Renaissances was music. Seeing as how society in the past was mainly religiously dominated, it may not come as a surprise to learn that a major type…

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  • Sacred Music In The Middle Ages

    crusades, dancing, and love songs and less of the more religious and spiritual theme that sacred has. There are several different types of sacred music. The most common ones being the Gregorian Chant, Organum, Mass Ordinary, and Renaissance Motets. According to our book, the Gregorian Chant “consists of melody set to sacred…

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  • What Are Gender Roles In The Middle Ages

    The age of this era led people to become more humanistic and multi-talented as their Greek and Roman influences. The main root of the Renaissance was the idea Humanism. Humanism stressed secular beliefs and the importance of human values (History of the idea of Renaissance, para. 18). Such like the art of the time Renaissance is known to look more human in their paintings rather than painting gods and beautiful people. This was also a fall of the church’s influence amongst the people. People…

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