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Title: Renaissance


1
Renaissance
  • 1450-1600

2
Historical Events of the Renaissance Time Period
  • 1431 Joan of Arc burned at the stake
  • 1455 Printing Press was invented
  • 1475 Michaelangelo was born
  • 1492 Columbus discovers America

3
Historical Events of the Renaissance Time Period
  • 1500 First pencil
  • 1517 Martin Luther posts 95 theses
  • 1553 Violin began to develop
  • 1564 Shakespeare was born

4
Important Facts
  • 1435- Gutenberg press invented
  • 1465 1st printed music appears
  • 1503-1506 Mona Lisa is painted by da Vinci
  • 1508-1512 Sistine Chapel is painted by
    Michelangelo

5
Important Facts
  • 1509 Henry VIII becomes King of England
  • 1517 Protestant reformation begins in Germany
  • 1519 Cortez conquers Mexico
  • 1588 Spanish Armada is defeated

6
General Facts
  • After the dark ages, the period of enlightenment
  • The rebirth of humanism
  • More artistic freedom

7
Instruments of the Renaissance
  • Violin was developed
  • Lute was at the height of popularity
  • Bagpipes were created and played on Scottish
    battlefields

8
Instruments of the Renaissance
  • Clavichord was developed (early piano)
  • Instruments were used for dance music
  • Instrumentalists began to improvise

9
Vocal Music
  • Chant is still used in church and by monks
  • Mass was created (sung part of the Eucharist)
  • Motets sacred pieces
  • Madrigals Italian secular pieces

10
Vocal Music
  • Chansons French secular songs
  • Secular music began to sing about courtly love
    (new idea)
  • Women made music outside of church and were
    gradually allowed to sing in church
  • Mens voices imitated women

11
Composers
  • William Byrd
  • Giovanni Gabrielli
  • Giovanni Palestrina
  • John Dowland

12
Ars Nova (New Art)
  • Creativity
  • Improvisation
  • Composers emphasized human emotions
  • Music became more lively and up beat
  • Polyphony was developed (canon-round)

13
Important Vocabulary
  • Renaissance period
  • A cappella
  • Lute
  • Sacred music
  • Secular music
  • Madrigal
  • Polyphony
  • canzona
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