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MUSC 305: Music History: Introduction & Assignment

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    LISTENING ASSIGNMENT #2 – Due F - 10/24

    100 points

    65 – Gabrieli: Canzon septimi toni 8. From Sacre Symphoniae - Anthology page 374

    Answer the following questions:

    1. How does this piece exemplify the characteristics of the Renaissance canzona? (10 points)

    2. How does it exemplify characteristics of Venetian church music? (10 points)

    3. How does Gabrieli articulate the form in this work? (15 points) Mark the different sections in the score. (15 points)

    4. What was the sonata in the sixteenth century? (10 points)

    5. Discuss the instrumentation of this piece. (15 points)

    6. Describe some of the unique features of this piece. (15 points) 

    LISTENING ASSIGNMENT #3 – Due – F 11/21

    100 points

    91 - Corelli: Trio Sonata Opus 3 #2 - Anthology page 642

    Answer the following questions:

    1. Is Corelli’s Opus 3, No. 2 a church sonata or a chamber sonata (sonata da cheisa or sonata da camera)? (10 points) What traits mark it as this type of sonata? (10 points—also mark/highlight the plan in the score)

    2. Describe the character of each movement. (20 points) Mark the score as well as with the main harmonic cadential points. (10 points —mark them in score)

    3. How were trio sonatas normally performed? (10 points)

    4. Describe Corelli’s overall style. (10 points) Show in the score how the style is used? (10 points)

    5. Compare Corelli’s style to someone who is a contemporary of his, such as Vivaldi. (10 points)

    6. Bibliography (10 points)

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