Haec Dies (organum) Flashcards

what was composed in the 12th century?

2 voices polyphonic organum


Anonymous, in the style of Notee Fame
Composer, Leonin

Lower voice?

Based on Gregorian chants in the long notes (cantus firmus)

Upper voice?

Moving quickly and freely which is newly composed in a rhythmic mode
sung in melismatically

Organic style alternated with...?

Monophonic texture and distant style

When is Clausula used? What does it mean?

Used at the end of the music. Latin word for cadence.

Language is sung in... ? With the text taken back from the Psalms (?)

Latin. (Old Testament)

The most common harmonic interval between two voices are ...and...and...?

4th, 5th and octaves