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Elizabethan music by salome

  1. 1. Elizabethan Music from Salome
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>1. Elizabethan music in general </li></ul><ul><li>2. The different types of Elizabethan music </li></ul><ul><li>3. Street music </li></ul><ul><li>4. Elizabethan house musicians </li></ul><ul><li>5. Shakespeare and theatre music </li></ul><ul><li>6. Instruments </li></ul><ul><li>7. Elizabethan dance </li></ul><ul><li>8. Music examples </li></ul><ul><li>9. Final word to the flexibility of the music </li></ul>
  3. 3. 1. Elizabethan music in general <ul><li>was an important form of entertainment </li></ul><ul><li>Elizabethan music could be performed by Elizabethan musicians, or simple songs and ballads could be sung in the villages and fields </li></ul>
  4. 4. 2. The different types of the Elizabethan music <ul><li>The different types of Elizabethan music: </li></ul><ul><li>Elizabethan Church music (example) </li></ul><ul><li>Elizabethan Street Music (point 3) </li></ul><ul><li>Elizabethan House Musicians (point 4) </li></ul><ul><li>Elizabethan Theatre Music (point 5) </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>3. Street music </li></ul><ul><li>Elizabethan street music was played </li></ul><ul><li>= in weekly markets </li></ul><ul><li>= on the occasional fairs (gelegentlichen Messen) </li></ul><ul><li>4. House Musicians </li></ul><ul><li>Elizabethan House Musicians
were very popular </li></ul><ul><li>every Nobleman employed their own musicians </li></ul><ul><li>even Middle Class households employed their own musicians </li></ul><ul><li>“ Well-to-do“ (wohlhabende)Elizabethans employed (stellten Musiker ein) musicians who should play during lunch. </li></ul>
  6. 6. 5. Shakespeare and theatre music <ul><li>had been used to accompany poems </li></ul><ul><li>The importance of music to the Elizabethans was reflected in the plays of William Shakespeare </li></ul><ul><li>The plays of William Shakespeare were divided into three categories: </li></ul><ul><li> - Comedies </li></ul><ul><li> - Tragedies </li></ul><ul><li> - Histories </li></ul><ul><li>Each genre required different emotions to be reflected in the music </li></ul><ul><li>Music became far more expressive during the Elizabethan era </li></ul>
  7. 7. 6. Instruments <ul><li>Elizabethan musical Instruments played an important </li></ul><ul><li>role in the lives of the people who lived during the </li></ul><ul><li>Elizabethan era. Elizabethan music was a major </li></ul><ul><li>form of entertainment. </li></ul>
  8. 8. 7. Elizabethan Dance <ul><li>Elizabethan music complemented the different forms of Elizabethan Dance. Dancing was an extremely popular pastime during the Elizabethan era. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Elizabethan Dance <ul><li>a) The upper classes enjoyed new types of music. They had a taste for new music and new dances. </li></ul><ul><li>The Masque was popular with the upper classes. Masques were accompanied with music and dance at the beginning and end of the performances and during the interludes. </li></ul><ul><li>b) The lower classes enjoyed the more traditional country dances </li></ul><ul><li>“ Hole in the wall“ - country dance </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>8. Music examples </li></ul><ul><li>a) Elizabethan church music </li></ul><ul><li>= Hark all ye lovely saints above - Thomas Weelkes (1576 - 1623) subtitles included </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>b) The 'English Consort' was the first English string quartet! </li></ul><ul><li>9. Final word to the flexibility of the music </li></ul><ul><li>  The composers wrote the music and the musicians decided which instrument it should be played upon. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>

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