A Cappella
Religious   Music <ul><li>Religious music was still very important.   </li></ul><ul><li>Choral music of the Renaissance wa...
Giovanni Palestrina <ul><li>Giovanni Palestrina  was one the Renaissance period's most important composers.   </li></ul><u...
Musical Mass <ul><li>The  musical mass  was an important part of the Catholic Church's religious service. Each part of the...
Dances <ul><li>Dancing  was a favorite pastime during the Renaissance.   </li></ul><ul><li>Educated people were expected t...
Popular Dance moves <ul><li>Here are some popular  Renaissance dances: </li></ul><ul><li>Branle:  In this quick French dan...
Dancing <ul><li>Dancing was important  in the Renaissance.  </li></ul><ul><li>Dancing was an elegant form of exercise and ...
Dance of Renaissance <ul><li>Dancing in the Renaissance also brought about some new instrumental compositions written prim...
instruments <ul><li>There was a growth in instrumental music, especially the lute and keyboard.   </li></ul><ul><li>The mo...
Work Citied Page <ul><li>Loyn, h r.  The middle ages . N.p.: n.p., n.d. Print </li></ul><ul><li>rundle, David.  Encycloped...
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Popular Songs And Dances Of The Renaissance Period

  1. 2. A Cappella
  2. 3. Religious Music <ul><li>Religious music was still very important.  </li></ul><ul><li>Choral music of the Renaissance was an extension of the Gregorian chant .  It was sung a cappella and sung in Latin .  </li></ul><ul><li>Motets were popular during this time.  </li></ul><ul><li>A motet is a polyphonic work with four or five voice parts singing one religious text. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.empire.k12.ca.us/capistrano/Mike/capmusic/renaissance/renaissa.htm#A%20Capella:%20The%20Golden%20Age%20of%20Singing </li></ul>
  3. 4. Giovanni Palestrina <ul><li>Giovanni Palestrina was one the Renaissance period's most important composers.  </li></ul><ul><li>He was Italian.   He wrote mostly religious works.  </li></ul><ul><li>He is considered one of the great masters of Renaissance music.  He wrote motets , madrigals , and masses. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.empire.k12.ca.us/capistrano/Mike/capmusic/renaissance/renaissa.htm#A%20Capella:%20The%20Golden%20Age%20of%20Singing </li></ul>
  4. 5. Musical Mass <ul><li>The musical mass was an important part of the Catholic Church's religious service. Each part of the celebration would have a different musical number.  The mass would be sung in Latin.  Here is the order in which the music would be performed:  </li></ul><ul><li>Kyrie means God .  This is the first piece in a musical mass.   </li></ul><ul><li>Gloria means Glory and follows the Kyrie. </li></ul><ul><li>Credo means Creed of Belief .  It follows the Gloria. </li></ul><ul><li>Sanctus means Holy .  It follows credo.   </li></ul><ul><li>Benedicts means Blessed . It follows Sanctus.  </li></ul><ul><li>Dei Angus Dei means Lamb of God .  It follows Benedict. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.empire.k12.ca.us/capistrano/Mike/capmusic/renaissance/renaissa.htm </li></ul>
  5. 6. Dances <ul><li>Dancing was a favorite pastime during the Renaissance.  </li></ul><ul><li>Educated people were expected to know how to dance.  </li></ul><ul><li>There were simple dances that were usually danced in chains or circles.  </li></ul><ul><li>There were also more difficult dances that required lots of practice.  </li></ul><ul><li>Dancing encouraged new forms of instrumental compositions.  Many songs were written just for dancing. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.empire.k12.ca.us/capistrano/Mike/capmusic/renaissance/renaissa.htm </li></ul>
  6. 7. Popular Dance moves <ul><li>Here are some popular Renaissance dances: </li></ul><ul><li>Branle: In this quick French dance the performers swing from side to side.  It's preformed in a circle or a chain.  </li></ul><ul><li>Pavane: This was a slow dance in an even meter where couples would walk in pairs.  </li></ul><ul><li>Galliard: This dance follows the Pavane.  It's in an odd meter and is lively and complicated.  It can also be danced in couples. </li></ul><ul><li>Allemande :This is a simple dance in an even meter that can be danced in a group moving forward or backward.  Daily life in The Renaissance </li></ul><ul><li>By: Jeffrey l. Singman </li></ul>
  7. 8. Dancing <ul><li>Dancing was important in the Renaissance. </li></ul><ul><li>Dancing was an elegant form of exercise and an expected social skill for the noble. </li></ul><ul><li>There were basically two types of social dances in the Renaissance. </li></ul><ul><li>The Middle Ages </li></ul><ul><li>By: H.R. Loyn </li></ul>
  8. 9. Dance of Renaissance <ul><li>Dancing in the Renaissance also brought about some new instrumental compositions written primarily for dancing. </li></ul><ul><li>The dance music of the Renaissance was written for instruments such as the sackbut, lute, viol, pipe and the tabor. </li></ul><ul><li>Some of the music was still improvised, but a good portion of the dance pieces were published in collections by Pierre Attaingnant. </li></ul><ul><li>Encyclopedia of the Renaissance By: David Rundle </li></ul>
  9. 10. instruments <ul><li>There was a growth in instrumental music, especially the lute and keyboard.  </li></ul><ul><li>The most popular instrument of the Renaissance was the lute . </li></ul><ul><li>It was during this period that families of instruments started to develop.  </li></ul><ul><li>These families were called consorts .  This is where we get the word concert comes from. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.empire.k12.ca.us/capistrano/Mike/capmusic/renaissance/renaissa.htm#Instrumental%20Music </li></ul>
  10. 11. Work Citied Page <ul><li>Loyn, h r. The middle ages . N.p.: n.p., n.d. Print </li></ul><ul><li>rundle, David. Encyclopedia of the renaissance . N.p.: n.p., n.d. Print. </li></ul><ul><li>singman, Jeffrey L. Daily life in Medieval Europe . N.p.: n.p., n.d. Print </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.empire.k12.ca.us/capistrano/Mike/capmusic/renaissance/renaissa.htm The middle ages . N.p., n.d. Web. 6 Dec. 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.empire.k12.ca.us/capistrano/Mike/capmusic/renaissance/renaissa.htm N.p., n.d. Web. 6 Dec. 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.empire.k12.ca.us/capistrano/Mike/capmusic/renaissance/renaissa.htm#A%20Capella:%20The%20Golden%20Age%20of%20Singing N.p., n.d. Web. 6 Dec. 2009. </li></ul>

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