Test Answers on music

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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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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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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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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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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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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Music Appreciation Review 1

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

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Music: Chapter 38

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

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Mid-term Music Appreciation

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

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music final

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

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Music-Ch.38

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

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Music Appreciation, Chapter 4- Baroque Period

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

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Music Exam 4

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

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MUSIC 1

music may have been a fundamental building block in the development of culture bc it provided an early model for social cooperation music’s powers can be seen in the myth of orpeus and euridice the story of tawa and the spider woman comes from hopi of the SW US the 19th centurty britihs anthropolgist who […]

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Music Appreciation Midterm Prep

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

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The music of the Baroque Period part 2

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

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Practice Test for Music Appreciation Final

Music may have been a fundamental building block in the development of culture because it provided an early model for social cooperation. Music’s regenerative powers can be seen in the myth of Orpheus and Euridice The story of Tawa and the Spider Woman comes from the Hopi of the Southwestern United States The 19th-century British […]

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Music Listening: The 20th Century

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

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Music Appreciation

The feeling of familiarity—fostered by, among other things, reiterations of a music idea—lends a sense of unity to the music. Composition 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 the Conquering Hero […]

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Music Listening – 20th century

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

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Mozart’s Instrumental Music 2C

State the birth and death dates of Mozart, birth place, childhood, tours, exposure to music, work as violinit/organist, life in Vienna, death. 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 two long […]

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