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  • 1. A western music. It is written during the middle ages. This era begins with fall of the Roman Empire.

2. It was named after Pope Gregory I. It was originally transmitted orally. 3. Monophonic Free meter Modal Usually based on Latin liturgy Use of Neume notation 4. Usually monophonic Sometimes with improvised accompaniment Tells of Chivalry and courtly love Originated in France Written in the French language 5. Adam De La Halle , Miniature in musical codex s.XIII Source: Artist: Unknown 6. He is also known as Adam Le Bossu. He is one of the oldest secular composers. He was a French-born trouvere , poet and musician. 7. Adam de la Halles works: Le Jeu de Robin et de Marion La Chanson du roi de Sicile 8. oRenaissance comes from the word renaitre. oRenaissance Period is a period of looking back to the Golden Age of Greece and Rome. oThis era was also known at the golden age of acapella choral music. 9. Mostly polyphonic Imitation among the voices common Use of word painting in texts and music Melodic lines move in a flowing manner Melodies are easier to perform because these move along a scale with a few large leaps 10. 1.Mass >> It is a form of sacred musical composition. >> It sets texts of the Eucharistic liturgy into music. 11. Polyphonic Maybe sung acapella or with orchestral accompaniment Text may be syllabic or melismatic 12. 1.Kyrie 2.Gloria 3.Credo 4.Sanctus and Benedictus 5.Agnus Dei 13. 2.Madrigal >> It is a secular vocal polyphonic music composition. >> It was originated from Italy. >> It was written and expressed in a poetic text. >> It was sung during courtly scial gatherings. >> It is the most important secular form during the Renaissance period. 14. Polyphonic Sung acappella Through composed Frequently in 3 to 6 voices


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