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Music 1 ~ Stylistic Techniques- Ms Suncica Lazic, Student ID: Suncica516098 – Assignment Five

LO2 recognise and describe musical organisation and style in music from different historical eras. 

I did some extensive research into the musical organisation and style of the Mass through different eras and in different religious traditions:

Carlo Gesualdo da Venosa work was particularly interesting from a historic perspective:

One learning log entry which was particularly illuminating in terms of how music style has changed during different historic eras was looking at how ornamentation and the interpretation of older styles of ornamentation has changed over time. In addition comparing different performances of one of Chopin’s pieces in the last century was also very interesting.

The research exercise on different tuning systems in different eras highlighted some astounding differences in instrument construction, style, pitch and sound between different eras;