Theory Quiz

By tkralka
  • Period: Oct 10, 1450 to Oct 10, 1521

    Josquin des Prez

    -Used Phrygian mode in Missa Pange Lingua (written in 1520)
    -Composer of the Renaissance era
    -Considered the first master of the high Renaissance style of polyphonic vocal music-Palestrina style
  • Period: Oct 10, 1517 to

    Gioseffo Zarlino

    Wrote Great Treatise (Le Istitutioni Harmoniche)
  • Oct 10, 1520

    Missa Pange Lingua

    -Written by Josquin des Prez
    -Used Palestrina Style-old notation style of writing
  • Period: Oct 10, 1525 to


  • Period: Oct 10, 1540 to

    Giovanni Artusi

  • Oct 10, 1558

    Le Istitutioni Harmoniche

    -Treatise made by G. Zarlino during the Renaissance (first great age of counter point
  • Period: Oct 10, 1562 to Oct 10, 1563

    Missa Papae Marcelli

    -Written using cpt
    -Mass Palestrina used to demonstrate how church music could be (saved church music)
  • Period: Oct 10, 1567 to

    Claudio Monteverdi

  • Period: Oct 10, 1568 to

    Adriano Banchieri

  • Period: Oct 10, 1578 to

    Agostina Agazzari

  • Delle Imperfettiono Della Moderna Musica

    -Written by Artusi
  • Euridice

    -G. Caccini also wrote
    -An opera that used new style/texture (figured bass started-Baroque)
    -Polarized texture: important soprano and bass lines, middle alto and tenor were used as fillers
  • Le Nuove Muische

    -Guilo Caccini wrote-beginning of Baroque Period
    -Figured bass was used
    -Layered instrumentation, equality of voices-upper and lower more important than middle voices
  • "Cruda Amarilli" Fifth Book of Madrigals

    -By Monteverdi
    -Used dissonance in a different way than what was expected by counterpoint
    -People like G. Artusi genuinely disliked these works
    -Monteverdi states that text must be considered when writing the music and dissonance should be used in appropriate places
  • Del Sonare Sopra 'l basso con tutti li stromenti

    -Agostina Agazzari wrote
    -Of playing Upon a Bass With All Instruments-translation
  • Conclusioni Nel Suono Del L'organo

    -Written by Banchieri, someone who didn't believe in figured bass (disagreed wiht Agostina Agazzari)
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    Johann Joseph Fux

  • Period: to

    Jean Phillipe Rameau

  • Traite de l'harmonie

    -Written by Jean Phillipe Rameau, based on his own musical practise
    -Talked about fundamental bass, root progression, chordal inversion and functional tonality
  • Gradus ad Parnassum

    -Fux's book on Palestrina Style-his rules and his way of teaching
  • Period: to 524


    -Broke music into 3 types:
    -Musica mundana (macro level-music of the spheres: silent, celesial music, hear but can't understand, held the universe in order)
    -Musica humana: human level-human body/mind relationship, 4 humors)
    -Musica instrumentalis: actual instrument music-held in the lower regard by Boethius. These were only used to see relationship between other kinds of music
    -These made up De Institutione Musica (treatise written in the early 500s/6th century by Boethius)