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Baroque Era

Erin Daily

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4.Type of musical work which typically employs a solo instrument accompanied by an orchestra
6.Prolific German composer and organist
7.Music for one melodic voice with accompaniment, characteristic of the early 17th century, especailly in Italy
12.English composer who wrote
13.Nicknamed the "Red Priest"
14.A form of classical and dramatic work in which singers convey the drama
19.First person to use the term "Baroque Music" in 1919
22.An influential Italian violoinist and composer of influential Baroque music
24.Turn of the 17th century in Rome that was exemplified by drama, tension, exuberance, and grandeur
27.Meeting at which the Roman Catholic Church decided that art should appeal to the illiterate and uneducated
28.Musical flourishes that are not necessary to the overall melodic (or harmonic) line, but serve to decorate that line
29.The idea that chords rather than notes, created the sense of closure
30.An era and a set of styles of European classical music which were in widespread use approximately between 1600 and 1750
1.The phase between late Baroque and the early Classical era, with its broad mixture of competing ideas and attempts to unify the different demands of taste, economics, and world view
2.A large musical compostion including an orchestra, a choir, and soloists
3.King of France during the Baroque period
5.Collection of orchestral movements, often considered as three suites, composed by George Frederic Handel
8.Instrumental ensemble, usually fairly large with strings, brass, woodwind sections, and possibly a percussion section as well
9.German born composer famous for his operas, oratorios, and concerto grossi
10.A group of academics who met informally in Florence in the palace of Count Giovanni De'Bardi to discuss arts, as well as sciences
11.A French composer of Italian birth, who spent most of his life working in the court of Louis XIV of France
15.Music with one melodic voice and rythmically similar accompaniment
16.Performed by a small number of performers with one performer to a part
17.Italian Baroque composer especially famous for his operas and chamber cantatas he is considered the founder of the Nepolitan School of Opera
18.Musical form sung by a soloist with the accompaniment of instruments often used in operas and oratorios
20.One of the earliest works recognized as an opera, composed by Claudio Monteverdi with text by Allesandro Striggio for the annual carnival of Mantua
21.A kind of integer musical notation used to indicate intervals, chords, and non-chord tones, in relation to a bass note which was used in almost all genres of music in the Baroque period
23.Northern city in Italy, epicenter of Baroque musical composition
25.A type of contrapuntal composition or technique of composition for a fixed number of parts
26.Became popular in the court of Louis XIV where Jean-Baptiste Lully was the leading court composer

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