During the 20th century, music had a great diversity of styles and currents that broke with stylistic unity in search of new music.  At the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th, two important musical currents developed:
 - Impressionism: used modal, subtle or soft melodies and a great variety of musical colors, that is, timbres (using a variety of instruments in the orchestra such as the harp, glockenspiel or the piano).  Highlight Debussy, Ravel or Dukas.  Let’
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Romanticism: 19th century, most outstanding period in the history of music/ result of the new society that appeared since the French Revolution /The Romantic aspiration “art for art´s sake”, without conditionings, led music to great formal and expressive freedom, where the melody was the most important element and dynamic effects were constant./ New forms for piano and voice appeared among others and Nationalism as another part of Romanticism burst into the scene seeking to reinforce the idea

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Mark with an x the chronological period of baroque music. From the year 1600 to the year 1750. Describe the historical and sociocultural aspects of this period of history by answering the following questions: a) Euridice by Jacopo perí. b) Portuguese word `barrueco` refering to a rough or imperfect pearl. c) nobility, cleargy and the common people. d) castrati. e) Florence. f) virtuosity. In relation to vocal music, answer. A) the protestant church. B) it comes from the old and new testament (bible)

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KABUKI: Music. The music in kabuki is performed live, by shamisen players and an ensemble known as the hayashi. … Within a single play, act, or even scene, a series of different genres of song+shamisen are employed as needed to musically accompany dance pieces, narrative sections, sections borrowing from the puppet theater, etc.

Gagaku is a type of Japanese classical music that has been performed at the Imperial Court in Kyoto for several centuries since the 7th century. It is today performed
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religios vocal music:characteristics(compounf forms,orchestra,soloists and choir,parts:recitatives,arias and choirs)cantata(means music for singing,opposed to sonata,Teleman and Bach)oratorio(similar to an opera with a religious theme but without stage performance,more elaborate and longer than the cantata,introduces the narrator,Carissimi y Haendel)passion(oratorio about the passion and death of Christ,the narrator is the evangelist the soloist singers are the characters of the gospel and the choir

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Meaning “Regularly shaped”. At first, the word in French was used mostly to refer pearls. Eventually, it came to describe an extravagant style of art characterized by curving lines, gilt and gelt.


a) What is a luthier?

Is a person who builds, adjust or repairs stringed an pulsed string instruments

b) Who was the most famous luthier?Amati, Stradivari and Guarnieri

c) Where did he come from?The italian city of Cremona


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