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Music -Elizabethan era

English assessment

Tealeah Schofield

on 5 September 2012

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By Tealeah Schofield and Casey Cook Music in the Elizabethan Era There are 5 types of different music from the Elizabethan Era. They were:

Theatre music
England Court Music
Street Music
Town Music
Church music Types of music Music reflected moods and emotions so they linked with arts and everyday pastimes.
In theatres music would introduce the plays it would also accompany and communicated heightening drama, plots and moods. Relativity with everyday life and theatres The Violin, oboe, keyboard, harpsichord, virginals and Lutes were the main instruments played in the Elizabethan Era.
Some of the minor instruments include fiddles, recorders and
Percussion instruments.
The Lute was the most popular musical instrument played in this Era. Instruments played in the Elizabethan Era History of music Music was very important for the people living in the Elizabethan Era. It was a major form of entertainment. Composers Composers enjoyed experimenting with different musical instruments. The "English Consort" was the most popular combination. Little facts In the Elizabethan era all Elizabethans went to churches in the community, popularity with music spurn after many hymns and secular were performed in churches
Many music styles formed into sophisticated and varied forms
Music was important to man because a man that had studied music was expected to sing or saranaid his partner
Many childhood songs known where written in this era William Byrd (1545-1623)
Thomas Tallis (1505-1585)
Orlando Gibbon (1583-1625)
John Farmer (1570-1601)
Thomas Campion (1576-1620)
John Dowland (1563-1626)
Robert Johnson (1500-1560
The English Consort Many composers include And many more! Sheet music was also used in the Elizabethan Era, You may have a think its changed dramatically but it is just like the sheet music we have today, with the same notes! Sheet music Just like this Alchin,L.K, Updated 20 March 2008,<www.elizabethan-era.org.uk/elizabethan-music.htm>, 07 August 2012
<saturdaychorale.com>, 07 August 2012
Feeney, A, no shown updated date, <www.allmusic.com/compostion/greensleves-folk-song-mc000235429>, 19 August 2012
Elizabethan England Life, <www.elizabethanenglandlife.com/elizabethan-england-music.htm>, 13 August 2012
Alchin, L.K, Elizabethan Musical Instruments, <www.elizabethan-era.org.uk/elizabethan-musical-instruments.htm>, 11 August 2012 Bibliography Chittarone Chittarone The chittarone is a form of a
Lute. It can reach up to 6 feet tall. This is one piece of music from the Elizabethan era
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