Pass the word ( about Renaissance)

A
-This continent was discovered during Renaissance period.
-The town where Tomás Luis de Victoria was born .
-Poetry, painting, sculpture are example of this.
-Name of the  female, child or countertenor voice or melodic line that usually performs the second melody of the contrapunctual polyphony music in Renaissance.

B
The lowest high pitched voice in a choir.

C
-A history aspect:The Spanish ship to get to America during the Renaissance period.
An important discoverer during this period. He discovered a new continent, America. 
-The group of singers you need to perform religious, polyphonic and a capella music during Renaisance period.
-This is the name of the religious song that arose in Germany with an Homophonic texture from the Protestant Church.
-This is a book. it´s a collection of Spanish , popular and vocal pieces of music.
-A strucked string instrument with a similar piano look. It´s the piano ancestor.
-A  Renaissance instrument with the shape of the letter "J".
 
CH
-Secular music used in France.

E
-The most important composer in Spain during the Renaissance period about his "villancicos" and plays. He was born in Salamanca.


-This is the name that we use to split the groups of instruments.
-A wind instrument smaller than a recorder.
-Gregorian chant has another name: Cantus...

G
-History aspects: The name of the inventor of the Printing Press.
-History aspects: System that Ptolomeus supported.
-It´s the surname of the ancestor of cello. Viola da...

H
-Idea to name that the man is the centre of the Universe.
-The system that Copernicus developed.

I
-The most important centre of music was move from France to ...
-The centre of the music during Renaissance period.

J
-The most important composer of secular music in Spain during this period.

L
-Famous inventor, painter and scientist who painted The Gioconda.
-Language in which religious and Catholic music were written.
-A plucked, string and Arabian instrument very popular in Middle Ages and Renaissance. It´s one of the ancestor of the guitar. 

M
-A polyphonic and a capella composition from the Catholic Church
-It´s a secular vocal music composition. Traditionally It´s a polyphonic and unaccompanied style of music.
-A string musical instrument belonging to the lute family usually plucked with a plectrum or "pick".

N
-This is a percussion instrument with a roundes back and a hide head, usually played in pair. It´s the bongos´ancestor.

O
-This is a woodwind instrument used in cathedrals. It has a keyboard and many tubes.
-It´s a woodwind instrument used nowadays in the symphony orchestra. Its ancestor is the shawn ( the most important double reed instrument of the Renaissance).

P

-This is the name of a texture. It´s the type of music that dominates the scene during the Renaissance.
-An invention invented in this period used to print books.
-A type of dance in which  people move like turkeys, "pavos".
-A type of string instruments such as lute, harp and keyboards ( spinet, clave, virginal or psaltery).  The word is referring to the way to play these instruments.
-A small pipe organ  sometimes arranged in two rows to be played while strapped to the performer at a right angle.
-Name of people who support the arts.


R
-Period of history that takes place between the end of 14th century  and the beginning of 17th  centuries and interested in the culture of classical Greece and Rome and with the ideal of harmony, balance and proportion in all the arts.

S
-A composer who composed important pieces for the guitar like "Spanish Suite".
-A wind family instrument similar to a trombone. 


T
-The Christian concept in which  God is the centre of the universe.
-A menbrane instrument hit with sticks that appeared during this period.

V
-The most widely appreciated string instruments of this period.
-The greatest Spanish polyphonic composer of all times. 
-An important kind of secular, popular and polyphonic music played in Spain.
-A plucked string instrument invented in Spain. It´s the guitar ancestor.
-The most popular bowed instrument. It´s  one of the highest pitched instruments used nowadays.

Z
-A genre of music composed by Calderón de la Barca and Lope de Vega.


Preguntas en español acerca de la Historia de la Música en comic ( en estilo del Pasapalabra)

C
-Forma musical religiosa en polifonía homorrítmica nacida en Alemania y alentada por Lutero al ser cantada en alemán, en vez de en latín.
-Nombre de un famoso escritor español cuya obra más conocida es "La vida es sueño".

F
-Nombre del rey que mandó construir El Escorial, centro del Imperio Español en el Siglo de Oro.

J
-Compositor francés que decide ponerle música a los ruidos cotidianos en sus madrigales.

L
-Forma musical profana nacida en Alemania. Antecedente de la canción.

M
-Nombre de la canción de amor inspirada en temas populares pero con una forma musical muy compleja.
-Nombre del padre de la ópera, el compositor de la primera ópera, llamada Orfeo.
-Nombre de los músicos que componían y dirigían su música para coros y orquestas ( capillas) durante el Renacimiento.
-Nombre de los nobles que protegen a los artistas dándoles sustento y encargándoles obras de arte.

O
-Nombre de pila de un compositor nacido en Flandes que tuvo mucha fama por su preciosa voz durante su infancia.

P
-Maestro de la Capilla Sixtina.

S
-Nombre de la Basílica en la que utiliza Giovanni Gabrielli sus ecos.
-Capilla muy importante para el mundo católico de donde viene el término cantar "a capella".
-Poeta y dramaturgo inglés que da a la música un papel privilegiado en sus obras.
-Compositor español considerado el padre de la guitarra nacional.

V
-Compositor muy prolífico español de música religiosa, máximo representante del siglo de Oro español.
-Instrumento de cuerda tocado a mano, con uñela, que ocupa un lugar preferencial en España. Es el antecedente de la guitarra española.


This document has been corrected by Douglas Fedele.