Answer the following questions.
Please use complete sentences.
The more information you can give, the higher your grade will be. Look the pieces up on youtube to listen.
Please make sure that you number your responses.
Composer: Claudio Monteverdi
Composition: “Tu Se Morta” (“You are dead”) from Orfeo
How does this recitative demonstrate Orfeo’s sadness and sorrow?
Composer: Giovanni Gabrieli
Composition: Sonata pian e forte for 8 parts, C. 176 from Sacrea Symphoniae
How does this piece demonstrate louds and softs (dynamics) in the music?
Composer: Antonio Vivaldi
Composition: The first movement of “Spring” from The Four Seasons
How is the Ritornello used? How does the name of the piece guide your perception of the music?
Composer: Johann Sebastian Bach
Composition: Organ Fugue in G Minor (BWV 578)
Explain what a fugue is. How does Bach use the subject (tune) throughout this piece?