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									CHORUS AND ITS
HISTORY
 091052 CONGJINGZHU丛镜瞩
CHORUS IN THE WEST
Origin from very early time
Not independent form,
presented in play or epic
Influence the development of
western music
The middle age(4-13th century)
 Mainly serve the Christianity
 Without accompaniment (a
 cappella )
 Monophony
 Mostly male singers
The Renaissance
 4 voices framework shape up
 Become polyphonic
 Mainly religious but secular
 chorus develop at the same time
 <echo>
Baroque(1600-1750)
 Presented in large scale
 Polyphony and homophony
 combined
 With accompany
 <hallelujah>-Handel
18-19 century: from religious to
secular music
  Symphonic chorus
  Chorus from operas
  Bridal Chorus from
  <Lohengrin>-Wagner
Development after 20 century
 Advancement in technology
 difficulty
 Abundant variation of form
 The King’s Singers
...
CHORUS IN CHINA
CHORUS IN CHINA
 Also origin from very early
 time and get improved in
 operas
 Have not become a independent
 form of art on scale
 Today chorus in China is
 booming
 Nankai Student’s Chorus
NANKAI STUDENT’S CHORUS. . .
THANK YOU FOR
ATTENTION!!!

								
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