Test Answers on music

2 Music 3.13 Quiz

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

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Music CH 9-15

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

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Exploring Music Ch. 17-22

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

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Musical Style Final

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

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

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

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Music Midterm: Quiz 9

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

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Music Appreciation Review 1

question Syncopation answer Placement of accents away from their normal stresses in the meter question Sound in time answer What music can be defined as the art of question Beats answer How musical time is measured question Triple meter grouping answer ONE two three, ONE two three question Measure or Bar answer Each occurrence of […]

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Music: Chapter 38

question The source of inspiration for Charles Ives’s music was rooted in the traditions of which region of America? answer New England question Ruth Crawford was trained mainly in Europe. answer False question Charles Ives made a living as a: answer Insurance salesman question One of Ives’s best-known works for piano is: answer the Concord […]

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Mid-term Music Appreciation

question Affections in baroque usage refers to answer emotional states or moods of music. question The middle baroque was characterized by answer a diffusion of the style into every corner of Europe. question The ____________ is a short instrumental composition based on a hymn tune to remind the congregation of the hymn’s melody. answer chorale […]

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Flashcards and Answers – music final

question opera answer a drama that is sung question cadenza answer a typical feature of a concerto is a free solo passage without orchestral accompaniment called the question all of the above answer during his music career johann sebastian bach held the position of question porgy and bess answer george gershwins folk opera ____ was […]

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Music-Ch.38

question One of Ive’s best-known works for piano is: answer Concord Sonata question Adolphe Sax was a famous musical instrument inventor who revolutionized the mechanisms on brass instruments answer true question America’s most famous bandmaster was John Phillip Sousa answer true question Ive’s music was not fully recognized in his own lifetime answer true question […]

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Music Appreciation, Chapter 4- Baroque Period

question The ____________ is a short instrumental composition based on a hymn tune to remind the congregation of the hymn’s melody. answer Chorale Prelude question A popular keyboard instrument in which sound was produced by means of brass blades striking the strings was the answer Clavichord question A type of polyphonic composition based on one […]

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Music Exam 4

question CH. 34 The overall form of Debussy’s Prelude to \”The Afternoon of a Faun\” is best described as: answer ternary A-B-A’ question Which family of instruments is featured in the opening melody of Debussy’s Prelude to \”The Afternoon of a Faun\”? answer woodwinds question Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of Impressionist […]

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MUSIC 1

question music may have been a fundamental building block in the development of culture bc answer it provided an early model for social cooperation question music’s powers can be seen in the myth of answer orpeus and euridice question the story of tawa and the spider woman comes from answer hopi of the SW US […]

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Music Appreciation Midterm Prep

question Just as there are quarter notes, there are quarter rests. answer True question The text states that __________ is the essential element in music. answer rhythm question In the Western music tradition, a note symbol (i.e., its shape) indicates pitch answer False question Time values in music are expressed in absolute terms. answer False […]

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The music of the Baroque Period part 2

question The medieval church modes gradually gave way to the _______ and ____ scales in the middle baroque. answer Major, minor question The two musical giant of the baroque were ____ and _____ answer J.S Bach, G.F Handel question A bass part together with numbers (figures) specifying the chords to be played above it, characteristics […]

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Practice Test for Music Appreciation Final

question Music may have been a fundamental building block in the development of culture because answer it provided an early model for social cooperation. question Music’s regenerative powers can be seen in the myth of answer Orpheus and Euridice question The story of Tawa and the Spider Woman comes from answer the Hopi of the […]

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Music Listening: The 20th Century

question Using all twelve tones without regard to their traditional relationship to major or minor scales, avoiding traditional chord progressions, is known as answer atonality question In order to \”drown the sense of tonality,\” Debussy answer turned to the medieval church modes, borrowed pentatonic scales from Javanese music developed the whole-tone scale. question Impressionism in […]

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Music Appreciation

question The feeling of familiarity—fostered by, among other things, reiterations of a music idea—lends a sense of unity to the music. answer Composition question a very famous musician who lived between the 17th and 18th centuries and whose music remains popular to this day. Born: 1685 Died: 1759 Period: Baroque Country: Germany/England Wrote See Here […]

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Music Listening – 20th century

question In music, the early twentieth century was a time of stagnation. disinterest. the continuation of old forms. revolt and change. answer revolt and change. question T/F Twentieth-century music follows the same general principles of musical structure as earlier periods. answer false question The most famous riot in music history occurred in Paris in 1913 […]

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Mozart’s Instrumental Music 2C

question State the birth and death dates of Mozart, birth place, childhood, tours, exposure to music, work as violinit/organist, life in Vienna, death. answer Mozart’s Life (1756-1791) Born in Salzburg, Austria, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart showed extraordinary musical talent in early childhood. With his father Leopold, a composer and well-known violin teacher, the young Mozart undertook […]

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