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Transcript of Elizabethan Music
Music was an important form of entertainment to the people who lived during the Elizabethan era.
It was performed in many different places, such as theatres, courts, houses, streets and towns.
Just like today, musicians used many different types of instruments, like stringed, wind, percussion, and keyboard instruments.
Instruments were in experimental stage (viol was violin, oboe was hautboy, keyboard was spinet, harpsicord)
Instruments being improved from Medieval Era
Different instruments were used for different styles
Where Is Elizabethan Music Performed?
Styles of Music
How the Music Effected The People
By: Sarah Cadol, Allison Marsh, Lily Kusserow, Leah Kim, Connor Schlegel, and Jonah Begler
Elizabethan Church Music
Elizabethan Court Music
Elizabethan Street Music
Elizabethan Theatre Music
Elizabethan Town Music
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One of the most popular types of music was Church music
The main effect of music on the people was entertainment.
Music was an important aspect in the Elizabethan Era. All of the people who lived there during this Era had many opportunities to listen to music because it was preformed in many different places.
*Some of the Performance Locations of Elizabethan Music Are...
~On Stage At A Theater (a famous theater is The Globe Theater)
~On A Field
~In The Villages
~At Church (most Elizabethans attended Church every Sunday)
~On The Street Corners
Provided a fun pastime while working in a field or in a shop
William Blitheman (1525 - 1591)
William Byrd (1543-1623)
Thomas Campion (1567-1620)
John Dowland (1563-1626)
John Farmer (1570-1601)
Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)
Music, like today, was used for many different activities like theater and dance
Popularity of hymns and secular songs grew a lot in this Era.
Many people thought that music boosted your ability to worship and claimed that,“doubtless (that) your worship requires music."
Globe Theater Music
LILY KUSSEROW AND LEAH KIM