Chapter 8: Italian Unification

State that led Italian unification Piedmont Sardinia 7 Reasons why Piedmont-Sardinia was leader of unification 1. It was the most powerful state 2. It provided military strength and diplomatic ties to France; however largely motivated Read more…

ABRSM Music Theory Grade 5 (Italian Terms)

Estinto As soft as possible Agitato Agitated Alla misura In strict time Doppio movimento Twice the movement Incalzando Getting quicker Lunga Long Lunga pausa Long pause Misura Measure Rubato With some freedom of time Senza Read more…

Father of Italian Language

Fact Dante is known as the “Father of the Italian Language: because of his influence on the language Fact Italian began evolving out of Lain starting in the fifth century, as the Roman Empire declined. Read more…

italian unification important people

mazzini considered the “soul” of italian unification. Spent most of his life in exile dreaming of a united Italy victor emmanuel II The absolute monarch of Sardinia wanted a united Italy Camilo Cavour Prime minister Read more…

Plural Italian

Regular nouns ending in -o or -e change to.. -i Regular nouns ending in -a change to.. -e Nouns ending in -ca change to.. -che Nouns ending in -ga change to.. -ghe Nouns ending in Read more…

Italian Train Station Vocabulary

Il treno The train La stazione The station Il biglietto The ticket Il rapido The fast train Il diretto The local train Il scompartimento The compartment L’orario The time schedule La partenza The departure L’arrivo Read more…

Northern Renaissance vs. Italian Renaissance Art

Northern Renaissance Art Northern Artists, sculptors, and architects were influenced by daily life, portraits, religious scenes, and scenes of nature. They were surrounded by Gothic Cathedrals in France, Germany and England, which contributed to their Read more…

Italian Fashion and Culture (Not Finished)

One of the most important factors in the growth of the Florentine economy leading up to the Renaissance was: (Quiz 2) The economic freedom and social mobility of Florentine society Scholars agree that Florentine guilds Read more…

AP European History- The Italian Renaissance

Georgio Vasari 16th century painter, architect, writer who called era in which he lived “rinacita”, rebirth, or rather the Renaissance Mood of the Renaissance significant contributions were made to Western civilization, with particular gains in Read more…

Psychology Free response Pg 387

Read story Jacque learned to speak Italian when she was in the first grade and was able to speak, read, and write Italian fairly well by the fourth grade. She moved to a new school Read more…

Italian Italiano Future Tense

vedrò I will see vedremo we will see vedrai you (fam.) will see vedrete you (plur.) will see vedrà he/she will see vedranno they will see andrò I will go andrai you (fam.) will go Read more…

Italian Unification Historiography

1848 revolutions Farmer; ‘the 1848-9 revolutions changed everything’ Trevelyn; ‘the turning point at which history failed to turn’ Farmer; ‘given the strength of local loyalties and bitter regional antagonisms, the notion of a united Italy Read more…

Italian Musical Terms

largo very slow adagio slow andante medium slow, walking pace moderato moderate allegro fast presto very fast pianissimo very soft piano soft mezzo piano medium soft mezzo forte medium loud forte loud fortissimo very loud Read more…

Italian Music Theory Terms

A tempo return to the original tempo Accelerando increase the speed Adagio slow tempo, between largo (slower) and andante Allegretto lively tempo, but not too fast; between andante (slower) and allegro Allegro fast tempo, from Read more…

Italian Terms – Tempo and Dynamics

presto very fast allegro lively and fast moderato medium tempo andante walking speed adagio slow largo very slow; broad accelerando gradually faster ritardando slowing down crescendo gradually getting louder decrescendo gradually getting softer piano soft Read more…

Italian Musical Terms – Dynamics and Moods

calando Literally “quietening,” this means becoming slower and softer. crescendo Literally “growing,” this means becoming louder. decrescendo Literally “shrinking,” this means becoming softer. diminuendo Literally “dwindling,” this means becoming softer. forte Literally “strong,” this means Read more…

Italian Negative Expressions

non…affato not at all non…mai never non…niente nothing non…nessuno nobody non neanche not even non..piu not any more non…ancora not yet non…ne…ne neither…nor