Middle Age Era

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In Music
  • Period:
    -476 BCE
    to
    1435

    The Middle Age

  • Period:
    476
    to
    1435

    Melody

    -Most conjunct and usually were confined to the range of a sixth or an octave. -Music was based on the system of the eight church modes.
  • Period:
    476
    to
    1435

    Form

    Poetic
  • Period:
    476
    to
    1435

    Harmony

    -System of harmony and chordal structure was not yet invented.
    -Polophony, intervals of 4th, 5th, and the octave were still favored as consonances.
    -Intervals of the 2nd and 7th were widely used, intervals of 3rd and 6th were avoided.
    -At the end of the middle age 3rds and 6ths became popular.
  • Period:
    476
    to
    1435

    Vocal/Instrument

    -We know very little about the combinations of instruments used without voices.
    -Some of the string instruments popular in this time included harp, lute, lyre, organistrum, psaltery, Vitelli, and the viol.
    -Organs of various sizes were also popular.
    -Other wind instruments included recorders of all size, traverse flutes, shawms, and brass instruments including horns and trumpets of several types.
  • Period:
    476
    to
    1435

    Genre

    -Planchant
    -Gregorian Chant
    -Contemporary Musicology
  • Period:
    991
    to
    1033

    D’Arezzo

    Composer of Middle Age Era
  • Period:
    1098
    to
    1179

    Von Bingen

    Composer of Middle Age Era
  • Period:
    1150
    to
    1201

    Leonin

    Composer of Middle Age Era
  • Period:
    1155
    to
    1207

    De Vaqueiras

    Composer of Middle Age Era
  • 1200

    Perotin

    Composer of Middle Age Era
  • Period:
    1291
    to
    1361

    De Vitry

    Composer of Middle Age Era
  • Period:
    1300
    to
    1377

    De Machaut

    Composer of Middle Age Era
  • Period:
    1325
    to
    1397

    Landini

    Composer of Middle Age Era