120 Answered Questions for the topic music history

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What is an Alberti bass?

Music History General Music

01/30/21

Opera music originated in which country?

Music History

01/29/21

Describe the effect of the Protestant Reformation on music during the Renaissance.

Music History General Music

01/28/21

What is the difference between sacred and secular music?

Music History

01/23/21

How was English music brought over continental Europe?

Music History

01/22/21

What is fauxbourdon and how did it shape music?

Music History

01/21/21

What was the name given to avoid tritones?

Music History

01/21/21

What is a song in strophic form?

Music History Music Jazz Dance

01/13/21

What music influenced the beginnings of Jazz Dance?

11/11/20

Why is Theory important to new musicians?

Theory has helped people pick up on small details. Sometimes, looking at what a composer has written and why a composer wrote it can sketch out the idea of how to perform a piece. Theory is more... more
Music History

09/30/20

What was Bach's contribution to music besides the counterpoint technique?

Music History Music English Writing

05/09/20

can someone help me write a poem

Your task is to write a rhyme about Greek Mythology using the vocab words. Try to write at least 4 lines.archipelagodeityforgepolytheismrevelrysacrificetridentunderworld

04/03/20

Have you heard music in your favorite movie?

Choose a movie of your liking. Explain to me where you hear music throughout the movie. Choose a particular scene. How does this music make the scene you are referring to more important, more... more

04/02/20

Has anyone watched A movie with great music

Choose a movie of your liking. Explain to me where you hear music throughout the movie. Choose a particular scene. How does this music make the scene you are referring to more important, more... more
Music History

02/25/20

Do you know this piece?

This is a very odd request but a few years ago I came across this piece of music. I am quite certain it was for Piano, Clarinet, and Violin. Sometimes it featured voice. I remember it being many... more
Music History Music Dance Types Of Dances

10/03/19

Which other types of music and dance emerged from Cuban son? Describe one.

Which other types of music and dance emerged from Cuban son? Describe one.
Music History Music Voudo Voudo Music

10/03/19

What is the role of music in the Voudou ritual?

What is the role of music in the Voudou ritual?
Music History

05/21/19

Why is the aeolian mode the minor scale?

I've studied music theory for many years now, and one thing has always confused me about the naming methodology for the minor scale.A major scale is based off the Ionian mode and consist of only... more
Music History

05/20/19

What are the earliest examples of chord tones like dominant sevenths and ninths being used?

What are some of the earliest examples of chord tones like dominant sevenths and ninths being used? I am trying to determine how basic harmonic music forms evolved toward forms such as Blues and Jazz. more
Music History

05/20/19

History of the baby grand piano?

The first pianos were made [in around 1700](http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Piano). Researching a little online, I've been able to find lots of info on the history of the piano. But when... more
Music History

05/19/19

Is it a coincidence that "blue" notes are "chromatic"?

According to the OED:* The word "chromatic" has been applied to music with lots of accidentals since at least the 17th century.* In the 19th century, a "blue note" was one that was incorrect;... more
Music History

05/18/19

Need help understanding the difference between diatonic and chromatic semitones?

I am writing an essay on musical temperaments for which I was doing something extensive research on the history of tuning and how it evolved over time. I understand the Pythagorean tuning system... more

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