Style of the Musical Time Periods What is

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Style of the Musical Time Periods

Style of the Musical Time Periods

What is Style? Style: The way in which something is said, done, created, expressed,

What is Style? Style: The way in which something is said, done, created, expressed, or performed.

How to tell differences in style 1. Look for things that are the same

How to tell differences in style 1. Look for things that are the same 2. Look for things that are different 3. Be specific

Scarborough Fair This English folk song dates back to late medieval times. It is

Scarborough Fair This English folk song dates back to late medieval times. It is named for the seaside resort of Scarborough in England. What do you think this song is about?

There are 7 musical time periods 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Medieval

There are 7 musical time periods 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Medieval 450 -1450 Renaissance 1450 -1600 Baroque 1600 -1750 Classic 1750 -1827 Romantic 1827 -1885 Impressionistic 1885 -1910 Twentieth Century 1910 -Present

Medieval Time Period 450 -1450 The beginnings of music Came from the church Plainsong

Medieval Time Period 450 -1450 The beginnings of music Came from the church Plainsong or Chant The rhythm came from the natural flow of the voice and words Use of vocal inflection

Medieval Time Period 450 -1450 Performed by Monks This guy ------- NOT THIS GUY!--

Medieval Time Period 450 -1450 Performed by Monks This guy ------- NOT THIS GUY!--

Medieval Time Period 450 -1450 Listen to this example and name things that are

Medieval Time Period 450 -1450 Listen to this example and name things that are the same & things that are different

Medieval Time Period 450 -1450 Things to listen for: Vocals only- no instruments (a

Medieval Time Period 450 -1450 Things to listen for: Vocals only- no instruments (a cappella) Sung by men Performed in Unison (only 1 melody line) Sung in Latin No meter

Renaissance Period 1450 -1600 Renaissance means Re-Birth Music moved out of the church and

Renaissance Period 1450 -1600 Renaissance means Re-Birth Music moved out of the church and was performed by the general public Very simple music, only a few instruments were used

Renaissance Period 1450 -1600 Listen to this example and name things that are the

Renaissance Period 1450 -1600 Listen to this example and name things that are the same & things that are different

Renaissance Period 1450 -1600 Things to listen for: Simple melodies Definite meter Only a

Renaissance Period 1450 -1600 Things to listen for: Simple melodies Definite meter Only a few instruments Vocals can be any language

Baroque Period 1600 -1750 Baroque means “Ugly Oyster” Music used emotion Composers wanted the

Baroque Period 1600 -1750 Baroque means “Ugly Oyster” Music used emotion Composers wanted the listener to know the emotion they were feeling when they wrote it

Baroque Period 1600 -1750 Music often used counterpoint, where different voices or instruments echo

Baroque Period 1600 -1750 Music often used counterpoint, where different voices or instruments echo each other but at different pitches

Baroque Period 1600 -1750 Composers from this time in history: George Frideric Handel

Baroque Period 1600 -1750 Composers from this time in history: George Frideric Handel

Baroque Period 1600 -1750 Johann Sebastian Bach Father of music we now hold true

Baroque Period 1600 -1750 Johann Sebastian Bach Father of music we now hold true

Baroque Period 1600 -1750 Bach was so important to the Baroque Period that when

Baroque Period 1600 -1750 Bach was so important to the Baroque Period that when he died, they ended the era! (1685 -1750)

Baroque Period 1600 -1750 Listen to this example and name things that are the

Baroque Period 1600 -1750 Listen to this example and name things that are the same & things that are different

Baroque Period 1600 -1750 Things to listen for: Emotion More complex rhythms and textures

Baroque Period 1600 -1750 Things to listen for: Emotion More complex rhythms and textures Counterpoint Organ and harpsichord

Classic Period 1750 -1827 Music became an art form Piano was invented Composers started

Classic Period 1750 -1827 Music became an art form Piano was invented Composers started to become famous in their own time Two composers became the leaders of music (as we know it today)

Classic Period 1750 -1827 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Classic Period 1750 -1827 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Classic Period 1750 -1827 and Ludwig Van Beethoven

Classic Period 1750 -1827 and Ludwig Van Beethoven

Classic Period 1750 -1827 Beethoven was so important to the Classic Period that when

Classic Period 1750 -1827 Beethoven was so important to the Classic Period that when he died, they ended the era! (1770 -1827)

Classic Period 1750 -1827 Listen to this example and name things that are the

Classic Period 1750 -1827 Listen to this example and name things that are the same & things that are different

Classic Period 1750 -1827 Things to listen for: Music is precise and mathematical Piano

Classic Period 1750 -1827 Things to listen for: Music is precise and mathematical Piano was introduced Keyboards are the instrument of choice Very complex rhythms and textures

Romantic Period 1827 -1885 Composers were tired of living in the shadow of Mozart

Romantic Period 1827 -1885 Composers were tired of living in the shadow of Mozart & Beethoven Music became VERY emotional Composers wanted to influence your emotions

Romantic Period 1827 -1885 Composers of this time were Johannes Brahms

Romantic Period 1827 -1885 Composers of this time were Johannes Brahms

Romantic Period 1827 -1885 and Peter Tchaikovsky

Romantic Period 1827 -1885 and Peter Tchaikovsky

Romantic Period 1827 -1885 Listen to this example and name things that are the

Romantic Period 1827 -1885 Listen to this example and name things that are the same & things that are different

Romantic Period 1827 -1885 Things to listen for: Strong emotional influence Long notes played

Romantic Period 1827 -1885 Things to listen for: Strong emotional influence Long notes played on strings and piano Slower tempos Lush, thick harmonies

Impressionistic Period 1885 -1910 Composers didn’t care about following rules Music became fragmented Sudden

Impressionistic Period 1885 -1910 Composers didn’t care about following rules Music became fragmented Sudden changes in the direction of the music Dream music Composers liked to use the harp and flute

Impressionistic Period 1885 -1910 Composers of this time were Claude Debussy

Impressionistic Period 1885 -1910 Composers of this time were Claude Debussy

Impressionistic Period 1885 -1910 and Maurice Ravel

Impressionistic Period 1885 -1910 and Maurice Ravel

Impressionistic Period 1885 -1910 Listen to this example and name things that are the

Impressionistic Period 1885 -1910 Listen to this example and name things that are the same & things that are different

Impressionistic Period 1885 -1910 Things to listen for: Fragmented sounds The sound of dream

Impressionistic Period 1885 -1910 Things to listen for: Fragmented sounds The sound of dream music Sudden changes in the direction of the music The use of Flute

Twentieth Century 1910 -Present Composers broke the rules Music became sound effects to create

Twentieth Century 1910 -Present Composers broke the rules Music became sound effects to create a mood Sudden changes in the type of sound No melody No meter

Twentieth Century 1910 -Present Composers of this time were Igor Stravinsky

Twentieth Century 1910 -Present Composers of this time were Igor Stravinsky

Twentieth Century 1910 -Present and Ralph Vaughan Williams

Twentieth Century 1910 -Present and Ralph Vaughan Williams

Twentieth Century 1910 -Present Listen to this example and name things that are the

Twentieth Century 1910 -Present Listen to this example and name things that are the same & things that are different

Twentieth Century 1910 -Present Things to listen for: No meter No melody Background sound

Twentieth Century 1910 -Present Things to listen for: No meter No melody Background sound (sound effects) Notes that do not sound good together being played at the same time