Dear Students,
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9/17/08
Listening list
Bach Toccata in D minor.  Corelli Christmas Concerto,  Bach Sonata for Vn & Harpsichord, 
Bass Aria from Bach St. Matthew's Passion
Vivaldi Seasons Winter( performer was Kennedy)

Baroque Era (1600-1750) Terms Review
Compositional Devices 
    Sequence
    Imitation
    Counterpoint
    Ornamentation
    Melisma
    Improvisation or Improvisatory Style
    Terraced Dynamics
    Monophonic
    Homophonic
    Polyphonic
    Continuo
    Tutti/Solo(Concertino)/Ripieno
    Ground bass
    Ostinato Melodic/Harmonic/Bassline/Rhythmic

    Forms
Ground/Passacaglia/Chaconne
Canon
Concerto Grosso


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This is info on the ground for violin, cello and guitar I played for you in class last week. 
The rest of the album is great too.  It is available to buy at www.arkivmusic.com Enjoy!

It is on Linn Records.  Palladian Ensemble
Album title "An Excess of Pleasure"

Matteis - Ayres for the Violin - Diverse bizzaria sopra la Vecchia Sarabanda o pur Ciaccona.

WC