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  • RELIGIOUS MUSIC
  • index Religious music 1 Gregorian chant 2 Pope Gregory 3 Monks and monasteries 4 monastery santo domingo de silos 5 Evolution of the musical notation 7 characteristics
  • GREGORIAN CHANT T HIS CHANT IS CALLED GREGORIAN BECAUSE IT WAS LINKED TO POPE GREGORY “THE GREAT”. THIS WAS A KIND OF SINGING WITHOUT HARMONY, MONKS SING AT THE SAME TIME, SAME NOTES.
  • POPE GREGORY P ope Gregory was the head of the Catholic Church for a long time. He is known because of his writings. In the Middle Ages he did many efforts in revising the Roman worship and that's why he was known as “the Father of Christian Worship”. He was the first of the popes to come from a monastic background. In the Roman Catholic Church and in more is considered a saint.He is the patron saint of musicians, singers, students, and
  • MONKS Is a person who practices religious asceticism.The term monk is generic and in some religious and philosophical traditions in therefore may be considerate interchangeable with other terms as ascetic.
  • MONASTERY SANTO DOMINGO DE SILOS Santo Domingo de Silos is a monastery in Santo Domingo de Silos in Burgos. The monastery was called San Sebastián de Silos, but acquired its name after fernando the Great. the monastery has a central nave with two side aisles and five chapels . the monks of santo domingo are very famous because of their gregorian chant performances. They have also recorded several cd’S
  • EVOLUTION OF MUSICAL NOTATION the first system of notation or musical notation was devised: -few signs called “neums” are written over the words. -later, music was written in a four-line staff (TETRAGRAMA) -IT representS the movement of hands in the air to conduct a choir.
  • CHARACTERISTICS I - T IS ALWAYS IN LATIN (THAT IT WAS THE LANGUAGE AT THE CHURCH IN MIDDLE AGES) - SOME OF THE TUNES WERE TAKEN FROM EXISTING FOLK SONGS. -it wAS THE FIRST MUSIC written. -IT IS THE RELIGIoUS MUSIC OF CHRISTIANS. -VOCAL MUSIC (WITHOUT INSTRUMENTS). -INTERPRETING “A CAPELLA”. -pERFORMED BY MEN. -RHYTHM IS FREE. -ALL SINGERS SING THE SAME MELODY (MONODY)
  • Score examples -Populus Sion. Introito. Tetrardus Authenticus (Modo VII) -Cum Appropinquaret. Antífona Del Benedictus. Protos Authenticus (Modo I)
  • INSTRUMENTS The most important medieval church instrument was the organ. The pipe organ is found in older churches of today and it is very similar to the medieval instruments. Portative organs were small instruments that could be moved from place to place. In the later Middle Ages, larger organs were built that were permanently installed in churchs. Other instruments used by churches were: Portative organs, recorders, pipes, dulcimers, harps, fiddles, lutes, bells… This instruments were used in processions
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  • 1.What are the two groups of the religious music? a) Gregorian Chant. b) School singers and Monks. c)Polyphony development. Finish 1)More. 2)No more.
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  • 2. Who is the Pope Gregory I ? a) Finish b) c) d) a) More. b) No more.
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  • 3. Where is a well-known monastery? a) In Santo the Solis. b) In Berlin. c) In San Francisco. d) In Santo Domingo DE SILOS. Finish 1)More. 2) No more.
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  • THANKS FOR YOUR ATTENTION