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1

Identify the name of the type of chant developed during the Middle Ages:

Gregorian`

2

In the Middle Ages vocal music was NOT as important as instrumental music:

False

3

During the Middle Ages, women were encouraged to sing in church.

False

4

The following were characteristic of the chant of the Roman Church:

The rhythm was flexible, with little sense of beat

The melody was monophonic

It contained an otherworldly, spiritual quality

5

5. For hundreds of years the music of the Western world was basically:

C. Monophonic

6

6. Which composer is NOT from the Middle Ages or Renaissance Era:

A. Mozart

7

7. At times music in the Middle Ages would be accompanied by a:

A. Drone

8

8. During the Renaissance Era which invention greatly influenced the circulation of music

The printing press

9

9. The patrons who supported music during the Renaissance Era were often from:

A. The courts

10

10. Choral singing in the Renaissance Era has been referred to as the:

The “Golden Age of A capella” singing

11

11. In Renaissance Music the bass register was used for the first time. This created:

A larger range in the music, and a fuller, richer harmony

12

Which of the following is true of Renaissance Music:

A. Secular madrigals expressed a full range of emotion through word painting
B. Vocal music contained melody lines which were independent and overlapping
C. The chords, or triads, were stable and consonant, rather than dissonant
D. All of the above statements are true

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13. The sacred music of the church during the Renaissance was sung by:

A. An a capella male choir

14

The well-known choral work, The Pope Marcellus Mass was composed by:


Giovanni Palestrina

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15. This instrumental form featured one solo instrument accompanied by an orchestra or string ensemble:

Solo Concerto

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This instrumental form involves the interweaving of melody lines simultaneously. Its building block is imitation, with a primary theme stated in one voice and imitated in another voice:

Fugue

17

This instrumental form is usually in four movements: slow-fast-slow-fast:

Sonata

18

A large-scale vocal work for choir, orchestra, soloists, usually based on a sacred text is known as:

Oratorio

19

This large scale vocal work consists of an orchestra, soloists, chorus, costumes, sets and dramatic action:

Opera

20

A choral work on a smaller scale than the oratorio, it can be religious or secular. J. S. Bach composed nearly 300 of this genre:

Cantata

21

Sontats are

played

22

Contatas are

sung

23

The large scale choral work which is often considered one of J. S. Bach’s greatest works:

B Minor Mass

24

Baroque keyboard players used a system of symbol notation known as “figured bass” to improvise, play chords and fill the texture of early polyphonic music, similar to jazz improvisers today.

True

25

Vivid and picturesque portrayal of a text through music (the music sounds like the text) is known as:

Word Painting

26

The Baroque instrumental form which contrasts a small group of soloists vs. a large group is a:

Concerto Grosso

27

The leading Baroque composer who wrote the oratorio, Messiah, was:

G. F. Handel

28

The five main movements, or sections of the Roman Mass include:

Kyrie, Gloria, Credo, Sanctus, Agnus Dei

29

A set of dance-inspired instrumental movements is known as:

Suite

30

Which composer wrote for the theater as well as the concert hall?

Handel

31

The hymn-like, homophonic vocal piece, sung in churches, of which Bach composed 40:

Chorale

32

Which of the following works did J. S. Bach compose:

A. Wachet Auf
B. Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring
C. Toccata and Fugue in D Minor
D. All of the above

33

The Four Seasons is an example of which type of work:

Violin Concerto

34

Which composer was known as “The Red Priest”:

Vivaldi

35

Two leading artists(painters) of the Baroque Period included:


C. Rembrandt and Caravaggio

36

Keyboard instruments in common use during the Baroque Period would include:

A. Clavichord
B. Harpsichord
C. Organ
D. All of the above

37

Harmony during the Baroque Period would be built upon the use of:

Major – Minor tonal system

38

Style characteristics of rhythm during the Baroque Period would include:

A unified rhythm which provides a sense of forward motion and energetic drive

Rhythms introduced at the beginning are often repeated

The pulse, or beat is consistent and regular

39

Handel composed, Music For the Royal Fireworks, which is an example of an:

Orchestral Suite

40

The music of the late Baroque Era is largely polyphonic, emphasizing the lowest and highest melody lines

True

41

The elaborate vocal solos found in opera and oratorio are known as:

Arias

42

Basic element in the Baroque Period -- Rhythm

strong, steady, repeated.

the beats were emphasized. energy and drive.

43

Basic element in the Baroque Period -- Melody

Melodys were fast moving scales and melodic sequences were used.
be be be boo be be be boo

44

Basic element in the Baroque Period -- Dynamics

the volume would remain the same for a period of time then change

45

the musical texture was

polyphonic (overlaying melodies)

46

The Baroque period was the establishment of the

major minor tonal system, sense of key

47

The orchestras were

smaller.
organs, harpsichord, string instruments.

48

Musical forms -- Concerto Grosso

features a small instrument supported by a small orchestra.

49

Musical forms -- Solo concerto

a solo with a large orchestra

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Musical forms -- suite

dance forms.

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What are the three types of instrument forms

prelude, fantasy, taccato.

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Fuge

overlapping melodies -- busy

53

Sonata

PLAYED
4 moments
slow-fast-slow-fast

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Vocal Forms -- Contata

SUNG
Coral (choir) has diffrent movements or sections

55

Vocal Forms -- Motet -

Instruments and voices. Double choirs, small coral work

56

Vocal Forms -- Oratorio

a major choral work, has several sections. bigger than a cantata

57

Vocal Forms -- Opera

developed in baroque period - founded in Italy. Arias = Solos

58

Vocal Forms -- Chorale / Prelude

like a hymn .. 4 parts

59

Mass is in

B minor Bach