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STUDY GUIDE for TEST # 3
Dido and Aeneas (opera)
Baroque stage machinery
Da capo aria
Suite (the most common form of the dance mvt is --?)
Lutheran Service in Bach's Day
Bach Cantata 140
Dates of Handel and Bach
Handel's involvement with the oratorio in England.
Dates of the Baroque era
Career of Henry Purcell/ Archangelo Corelli/Antonio Vivaldi/ Johann
Name 7-8 Baroque Composers
During which of the Baroque periods was homophonic texture prominent
During which of the Baroque periods was polyphonic texture prominent
What causes compelling drive and energy in baroque music?
Characterize the typical baroque melody--emphasis on newly created
Single most characteristic feature of baroque music
Insistence on creation of new music/distaste for old sytle
The duties of the music director (kapellmeister) of a court in
the baroque period
Describe the duties of servant of Baroque Composers as servants
What affiliation did most Italian music schools have in the Baroque
Discuss the characteristics of the concerto grosso: number of
movements, numbers. of soloists/ ritornello form
Florentine Camerata's theories and opinions --which influenced
First European opera house with tickets for the general public?
Corelli's advancements to string playing and violin technique.
September 1, 2003