Test Answers on Art

AP Art Unit 5 Part 3

Frontispiece of the Codex Mendoza Viceroyalty of New Spain 1541-1542 Ink and color on paper This book has the information about the Ancient Azetcs. They found their land based on an eagle, where the eagle stopped that’s where they would mark the spot to settle. The eagle stopped in a city with a cactus, modern […]

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2 Music 3.13 Quiz

Which instrument is widely used in country music and almost never used in folk music or bluegrass music? pedal steel guitar Which quality is most important in a country music singer? pronouncing words clearly so they are easy to understand Which characteristic is typical of country music lyrics? They are simple and direct. Which element […]

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Jazz Exam 2: Chapters 1-3

harlem Mary Lou William’s ___ apartment \”salon\” served as a meeting place for discussions about music fast double-time is playing twice as meter beat groupings improvise to compose and perform simultaneously tempo refers to the speed of the beat chord 3 or more tones sounding together tone jazz musicians value the development of a highly […]

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Film Unit 1 Critical Essay

1895 -1908 \”early cinema\” Rapid development and experimentation in filmaking before hollywood era. In U.S, massive industrialization attracted large numbers of immigrants & rural americans to urban centers where movie industry found it’s audience. Beginning of cinema history: Lumiere brothers. Stylistically: Beginning of continuity, varying camera distance, multiple shots to dramatize events, logically connecting space […]

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Speech Final Exam

When hiring, employers are most likely influenced by an applicant’s oral communication skills (speaking and listening) In the speech communication process, anything that blocks or hinders the communication of a message is called interference A speech, says management consultant David W. Richardson, takes place in the minds of the listeners The part of a speech […]

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Music CH 9-15

True or False. The Native American population after the Civil War swiftly declined in the face of war, disease, and poverty. True True or False. William Cody collected recordings of more than two-thousand Native American tribal songs over fifty years. False True or False. Most popular culture in nineteenth-century America challenged, sensationalized, and distorted portrayals […]

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Essay on Film

Implicit Meaning Refers to the Deeper meaning that lies below the surface of a film’s plot There are 3 fundamentals of film form The crafted interplay between motion-picture and shadow is defined as lighting An object, document, or secret within a story that is of vital importance to the characters and motivates their actions, but […]

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Exploring Music Ch. 17-22

octave interval spanning 8 notes of the scale half steps the smallest interval used in Western music; divides the octave into 12 of these whole step two half steps chromatic scale made up of 12 half steps; used by Romantic-era composers to charge the music with emotion diatonic scale built on patterns of seven whole […]

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Stage Design

T/F: The one person involved in a production that does not need to collaborate is the director, as they control the entire process. False T/F: Greek theatre did not include any scenic elements because the facility itself provided a perfect theatrical backdrop. False T/F: Symmetry and asymmetry are examples of proportion. False T/F: All forms […]

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jazz

jazz the most democratic music ever to evolve, and one which is indigenous to the US Jazz traces its history through the performance of individuals collective improvisation when ensembles create their music by improvising all the parts most jazz musicians agree that writing down an exact jazz interpretation is next to impossible true in its […]

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film and culture vocab: 8-11

editing The process by which the editor combines and coordinates individual shots into a cinematic whole; the basic creative force of cinema. flashback A device for presenting or reawakening the memory of the camera, a character, the audience—or all three—in which the action cuts from the narrative present to a past event, which may or […]

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Musical Style Final

The Catholic Church dominated the history of Western music for its first 1400 years. liturgical drama When secular music and drama were added to the church liturgy this was called : Gregorian Chant a system of organizing chants attributed to Pope Gregory Monophonic texture chant was set in: Sometimes syllabic, sometimes mellisimatic, sometimes both The […]

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AP Euro Exam Review: Art Movements

Italian Renaissance, 1400s-1500s Secular in theme and focused on antiquity, individualism, humanism, and worldly experience. Subjects were often mythology, human form. Techniques included perspective, chiaroscuro, sfumato, contrapasto. Centered in Florence, and later Rome. Important artists were Michelangelo, Da Vinci, Raphael, Titian, Brunelleschi. Medicis were most important patrons. Northern Renaissance, 1400s-1500s Less secular in theme and […]

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DRAM 1310 Ch. 11: Theatre Today

From a practical standpoint, theatre may be considered a conservative institution because it conserves the history and conventional way of working as a theatre. Postmodern playwrights and directors are mainly concerned with the discontinuity of meaning. Postmodernism relates to previous artistic movements in all the following ways EXCEPT postmodern theatre attempts to illuminate the received […]

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ch 26- The Collision of Cultures

In World War II, the main American strategy to fight Japan was to mount two offensive campaigns to attack the Japanese from two directions In World War II, one of the primary American commanders in the Pacific was Chester Nimitz The Battle of the Coral Sea in 1942 marked the first important victory by the […]

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DRAM 1310 Ch. 14: Designers and Technicians

The order and process of developing a design for a play could be summarized by the following steps: reading the play, researching, imagining, creating a physical presentation, collaborating, approving for the budget, ensuring viability, implementing. Realistic costuming took over when which of the following became a major guiding principle in drama? historical accuracy All of […]

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Cultural Geo

Culture Culture is a particular way of life, such as a set of skilled activities, values, and meaning surrounding a particular type of economic practice. Culture is a set of classical standards and aesthetic excellence. The term culture describes the range of activities that characterize a particular group. Culture is a shared set of meanings […]

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Music – Test 4 Part 1 – Chapters 6,7,8

In approximately what year did the baroque period begin? 1600 Which of the following statements is true of Bernini’s sculpture David Slaying Goliath? Bernini captures David in the very moment he is slinging a stone at the giant who has challenged the Jews. Caravaggio’s painting The Conversion of St. Paul… shows stark contrasts between light […]

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Multicultural Education Test 1 Chapter 2

Membership based on ones national origin or the national origin of ones ancestors when they immigrated to the united states is Ethnic groups All of following are reasons for voluntary immigration except Slavery The state with the largest population of American Indians is California A population that is native to a country or region is […]

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Cultural Geographies (Chapter 5)

Actor Network Theory actually less of a theory and more of an orientation. Views the world as composed of heterogeneous things, including humans and non-humans and objects. Affect Emotions that are embodied reactions to the social and physical environment. Cultural Complex Combination of traits characteristic of a particular group. Cultural Geography Focuses on the way […]

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Music Midterm: Quiz 9

Europe and Africa Folk songs in America come from which two primary sources? Love and the Crusades. Common themes in Medieval troubadour songs include: Both traditional Roman Catholic Church music and many contemporary African-American churches. Responsorial singing, common in folk music, can also be found in: Became the basic structure for much twentieth century popular […]

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