Characteristics of English Madrigals


Essay, 2015

5 Pages


Abstract or Introduction

English madrigals are sang in English. There are ample word painting just as that in 16th century Italian madrigals (Burkholder et al., 2010). However, unlike 16th century Italian madrigals that were tending towards polyphonic and then monody, English madrigals remained homophonic, which may be influenced by English part-songs (Whent, n.d.). Besides these, English madrigals can receive ample influence from Italian balletto and share many of its features.

Details

Title
Characteristics of English Madrigals
College
Education University of Hong Kong  (Department of Cultural and Creative Arts)
Course
MUS2253 The Phenomenon of Music in Renaissance and Baroque
Author
Year
2015
Pages
5
Catalog Number
V448240
ISBN (eBook)
9783668838307
ISBN (Book)
9783668838314
Language
English
Keywords
characteristics, english, madrigals
Quote paper
Bachelor of Education (Music) Kwan Lung Chan (Author), 2015, Characteristics of English Madrigals, Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/448240

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