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  • Instrumental Music And Composers
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    The Renaissance The literal meaning of the word Renaissance is "rebirth". This idea of rebirth definitely applies to the music of this period. The Renaissance followed the Middle Ages and spanned from 1400 to 1600. A central characteristic was the rebirth of humanism, which is a way of looking at our world, emphasizing the importance of human beings, their nature, and their place in the universe. One main purpose of the humanistic view was to educate pupils to be the "ideal gentleman" or "univer...
  • Music Similarities Between The Past And Present
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    The Similarities of the Renaissance and Contemporary Era Historically, the Renaissance era developed societal, ethical and moral behaviors for its future known as the Contemporary period. The study of the Renaissance era, during the past few weeks in class, captures the magnificent ideas of history and compares those ideas toward today's thoughts and views which stimulate the minds of the researcher and creates an imagination of personal values. Comparing the Renaissance views to Contemporary vi...
  • Renaissance Secular Vocal Music
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    The Renaissance was a period by which modern scholars consider as that between 1350 1600. Abundant in this new age was inventions and individualistic beliefs. Changes in music and cultural behavior were some of the most evident development from its predecessor of the Middle ages. Period of new inventions, belief, musical styles of freedom, and individuality. It was a period of exploration and adventure from 1492-1519, which saw the likes of Christopher Columbus, Vasco da Gama, and Ferdinand Mage...
  • Renaissance Music
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    Renaissance background report. The word renaissance means "rebirth" or "reconstruction", The Renaissance era was a time for the revival of learning. The Renaissance took place during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries; it was a period in which artistic, social, scientific, and political thought turned in new directions. As part of the culture or beliefs that existed in the renaissance ages, baths were only taken when prescribed by a doctor because it was believed that water would open pores ...
  • Comparison Contrast Of Baroque And Renaissance Periods
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    The baroque and renaissance periods are two different periods. The renaissance period rolled into the baroque era. There were changes made over the years from the baroque to the renaissance period. Differences in style accumulated along with views of art and music. Baroque era covers the period between 1600 and 1750 beginning with Monte Verdi (birth of opera) and ended with deaths of Bach and Handel. The term baroque music is borrowed from the art history. It follows the Renaissance era (1400-16...
  • Renaissance Music
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    Music During the Renaissance The vocal forms of the Renaissance were marked by smoothly gliding melodies conceived for the voice. This period of time has been regarded as the golden age of the a cappella style, which means a vocal work without instrumental accompaniment. It's polyphony was based on a principle called continuous imitation, a style in which the motives move from line to line within the texture, often overlapping one another. As a result, the same theme or motive was heard now in t...
  • Rap Music And The Renaissance
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    Renaissance vs. Rap Everything is relative. In the latter part of the 15th century, there began a cultural revolution known as the Renaissance. This artistic rebirth changed the way people lived and thought for the next century and a half. In the last decades of the 20th century, a new voice in music has arisen. This voice called Rap represents the cries that emanate from the urban areas of Western civilization. Superficially, no comparisons can be drawn between Rap music and the Renaissance but...
  • Italian Composer Of Sacred Music
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    Renaissance meaning "re-birth" descirbes a style of philosophy, visual art, architecture, theater, literature, and music for this period. Renaissance music started around 1450 and ende around 1600 when the Barque Music era began. At the beginning of the Renaissnace Europeans started to think less about the church and more about life here on Earth. Education became more avaliable to everybody and not just the wealthy not too mention their attitudes about themselves also changed during this period...

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