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    • Popular Song and Dance of Renaissance By Brianna Rodriguez English – Period 3
      • The Renaissance Period is marked as the rebirth of humanism, and the revival of cultural achievements which included music and dances.
      • During this time the composers displayed their artistic freedom and individualism.
      • The musical sounds the composer created were smooth and polyphonic which was music consisting of several melodic lines, each having individual significance. This was used for sacred and for secular music.
        • “ The Renaissance Period” N.p.,n.d. Web. 6 Dec. 2009
      Renaissance Period
    • Renaissance period
      • Dancing was not only used as entertainment, it could offer opportunities of advancement for a gifted dancer.
      • It was almost as important as hunting in everyday life of a Renaissance court.
      • Dancing was a very wise sport
      • Knecht, Robert. &quot;Dance in the Renaissance: European Fashion, French Obsession.&quot; History Today 59.2 (2009): 65. Student Resource Center - Gold . Web. 7 Dec. 2009. <http://find.galegroup.com/gps/start.do?prodId=IPS&userGroupName=onta38245>.
    • Renaissance Popular Song-Sacred
      • Sacred styled music had been important before this period and continued to keep its importance during the Renaissance period through motets.
      • Motets were the primary forms for sacred vocal polyphonic style.
      • A motet is a polyphonic work with four or five voice parts singing one religious text.
      • The Renaissance motet abandoned the use of a repeated figure which was used in the past during the medieval time.
      • “ The Renaissance Period” N.p., n.d. Web. 6 Dec. 2009
    • Renaissance Popular Song-Sacred
      • According to a 13 th -century theorist Johannes de Grocheio, “Motets were not intended for the vulgar who do not understand its finer points and derive no pleasure from hearing it: it is meant for educated people and those who look for refinement in art.”
      • One of the sacred motet composers was named Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, he wrote a piece called Canticum Canticorum the biblical “Song of Solomon.”
      • Gilles de Binche was also a motet composer during the Renaissance period and was said to be the finest melodist of the 15 th century. Most of his sacred music is simple and clear in outline, and his works are often used as sources for mass compositions by later composers .
      • Grocheio, Johannes de N.p., 22 Nov. 2009. Web. 7 Dec. 2009 .
    • Renaissance Popular Song-Secular
      • Secular music became widely available in Italy due to the printing press. The music had verses that were low literary quality.
      • One of the most popular secular music was the Madrigal.
      • The Madrigal was a short poem and usually about love that was set to music. The madrigal was written for four to six voices.
      • Weelkes, Thomas . SECULAR MUSIC IN THE RENAISSANCE N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Dec. 2009
    • Renaissance Popular Song-Secular
      • The earliest madrigals are said to be by a composer named Bernardo Pisano, in 1520 he composed “Musica di messer Bernardo Pisano sopra le conzone del Petrarcha .”
      • This is considered the first secular music collection ever printed containing only the works of a single composer, although, the word “madrigal” is not used in the pieces.
      • The first book of madrigals and labeled as such was the Madrigali de diversi musici : libro primo de la Serena by Philippe Verdelot, which was published in 1530 in Rome .
      • Weelkes, Thomas . SECULAR MUSIC IN THE RENAISSANCE N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Dec. 2009.
      • Grocheio, Johannes de N.p., 2 Apr. 2008. Web. 7 Dec. 2009.
    • Renaissance Dance
      • There were basically two categories dances could be put into and that was simple or complex dances.
      • Simple dances were performed by an unlimited amount of people.
      • Complex dances were usually performed in a theater and required a dancing master and practice.
      • Thoinot Arbeau, Cesare Negri, and Fabritio Caroso were three important dance masters who wrote a treatises on dancing. They were produced by the Renaissance.
      • Boronow, Sarah . Renaissance Dance Grocheio, Johannes de . N.p., 12 Oct. 1998. Web. 7 Dec. 2009
    • Renaissance Dance
      • Renaissance dance is said to be a term of convenience as it usually refers to the earliest European dances.
      • It is said that the knowledge of Renaissance choreography comes mostly from the notes and treatises of dance masters and students.
      • The dances during this period ranch from slow to fast.
      • The galliard was a form of Renaissance dance popular all over Europe in the 16 th century. It is improvised and is considered an athletic dance as it is characterized by leaps, jumps, hops, and other similar figures.
      • draskoy, Andrew . renaissance dance N.p., 21 Jan. 2002. Web. 7 Dec. 2009
    • Renaissance Dance
      • Stately dances like the bassadance, which was the most popular court dance in the 15 th and 16 th centuries and was a slow dance. Couples would move quietly and gracefully in a slow gliding or walking motion, raising and lowering their bodies.
      • The Bassadance was usually performed by a man and a woman.
      • This dance was usually performed with secular music
      • longhi, Pietro. Deutsch: Tanzstunde (Der Tanzmeister) . 2009. private collection. Web. Web. 7 Dec. 2009.
    • Renaissance Dance
      • Country dances were popular everywhere, they included the roundel, hay, trenchmore, jig, and dump.
      • Some country dances were slow and mournful, but most were danced at a fast pace like the jig.
      • In london 1553, “dancing houses,” which were dancing schools, were outlawed. Eventually in 1574, legislators regulated them instead of closing them down.
      • Knecht, Robert. &quot;Dance in the Renaissance: European Fashion, French Obsession.&quot; History Today 59.2 (2009): 65. Student Resource Center - Gold . Web. 7 Dec. 2009. <http://find.galegroup.com/gps/start.do?prodId=IPS&userGroupName=onta38245>.
    • Renaissance Dance
      • Although most of the dances were performed by a couple, being a man and a woman, there was a dance called the Morris dance which was different.
      • The Morris dance was usually performed by men only.
      • It was a fast pace dance.
      • Pingstone, Adrian . Morris.dancing.at.wells.arp.jpg N.p., 10 Oct. 2009.
      • Web. 7 Dec. 2009.
      • ballroom dancing N.p., 13 July 2008. Web. 7 Dec. 2009.
    • Works Cited
      • “ The Renaissance Period” N.p.,n.d. Web. 6 Dec. 2009
      • Knecht, Robert. &quot;Dance in the Renaissance: European Fashion, French Obsession.&quot; History Today 59.2 (2009): 65. Student Resource Center - Gold . Web. 7 Dec. 2009.<http://find.galegroup.com/gps/start.do?prodId=IPS&userGroupName=onta38245>.
      • Grocheio, Johannes de N.p., 22 Nov. 2009. Web. 7 Dec. 2009.
      • Weelkes, Thomas . SECULAR MUSIC IN THE RENAISSANCE N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Dec. 2009
      • Boronow, Sarah . Renaissance Dance Grocheio, Johannes de . N.p., 12 Oct. 1998. Web. 7 Dec. 2009
      • Draskoy, Andrew . renaissance dance N.p., 21 Jan. 2002. Web. 7 Dec. 2009
      • Longhi, Pietro. Deutsch: Tanzstunde (Der Tanzmeister) . 2009. private collection. Web. Web. 7 Dec. 2009.
      • Pingstone, Adrian . Morris.dancing.at.wells.arp.jpg N.p., 10 Oct. 2009. Web. 7 Dec. 2009
      • Ballroom dancing N.p., 13 July 2008. Web. 7 Dec. 2009.