#6151 Topic: Renaissance Period Number of Pages: 1 (Double Spaced) Number of sources: 1 Writing Style: MLA Type of document: Essay Academic Level:High School Category: Music Language Style: English (U.S.) Order Instructions: Renaissance Period Listen perceptively to the “Kyrie” from Missa O Magnum Mysterium by the Renaissance Spanish composer Tomás Luis de Victoria. Play play stop mute max volume 00:00 04:27 No audio loaded. In 5 short paragraphs, describe the attributes of the musical selection, according to the following critical criteria: 1. RECOGNIZE AND DESCRIBE: At least one example of each of the following musical elements : Rhythm, tempo, melody, harmony, timbre, texture, and form that are present in this particular composition, using specific musical terms learnt in the course and descriptive adjectives. Examples of descriptive adjectives might include: a “menacing” melody, “triumphant” dynamics, or a “racing” tempo. Use your imagination! 2. DEVELOP: A conclusion about what the composer was trying to represent. [Might a “racing” tempo represent an attempt to escape from danger or dancing at a celebration?] 3. INTERPRET: The composition’s emotional value, using language that describes emotional states. Does the music express joy, fear, pleasure, optimism, sadness? 4. EVALUATE: The composition’s creative quality: What makes this composition a valuable work of art? 5. ANALYZE: Its personal effect on you. How does this work express aspects of the human condition? Does the music suggest a philosophy for living?