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Music 120 Quiz 2
Music 120 Quiz 2
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The Term "Dark Ages" formerly referred to the time:
C: Between 500 and 1000 c.e.
The two centers of power during the early Middle Ages were the church and:
A. newly formed centralized governments led by kings
The most important patron of music in the Middle Ages was:
C The Roman Catholic Church
The late Middle Ages witnessed:
D. All of the Above
During the Middle Ages, the status of women:
C. was raised through the concept of chivalry
____ is traditionally associated with collecting and organizing the chants of the church
C Pope Gregory
What does NOT characterize Gregorian chant?
B. triadic harmonies
A setting of Gregorian chant with one note per syllable is called:
A setting of Gregorian chant with two to four notes per syllable might be considered:
Early notion suggested melodic contours using small ascending and descending signs called:
The service in the Roman Catholic Church that symbolically reenacts the sacrifice of Christ is:
C. the Mass
The portion of the Mass that remains the same in every celebration of the service is called:
B. the Ordinary
The portion of the Mass that changes from day to day, dependent on the feast celebrated, is called:
A. the Proper
What is the primary language of the Mass?
Of the following, which does NOT describe life in the medieval cloister?
B. Center of trade and commerce
In addition to composing music, Hildegard of Bingen is known for:
D. All of the above
Which of the following women was not only a religious leader but also a prominent figure in literature and music?
A. Hildegard of Bingen
For which liturgical occasion was Hildegard's Alleluia, O virga mediairix sung?
C. a feast day for the Virgin Mary
Which religious figure is praised in the text of Hildegard's Alleluia, O virga mediatrix?
D. the Virgin Mary
Which of the following texts are important to both Jewish and Christian practices?
C. the Psalms
The singing leader in Jewish religious services is called:
C the cantor
The earliest type of polyphony was:
The Notre Dame style of polyphony, in which the tenor line was based on a preexisting chant melody and the upper voice moved freely (and more rapidly), was called:
The early polyphonic genre that resulted from the addition of texts to all voices was called:
Which was NOT a subject reflected in the poems of the troubadours and trouveres?
D. the rebirth of Classical learning
According o your text, which of the following would NOT be a common subject of troubadour and trouvere songs?
Music of the fourteenth century underwent a change of style that became known as:
B the Ars nova
The outstanding composer-poet of the French Ars Nova was:
The French courtly love song of the Middle Ages was called the:
Who composed the chanson Puis qu'en oubli?
Which does NOT characterize Puis qu'en oubli?
B. monophonic texutre
Medieval instruments can be divided into bas and haut, meaning:
C. Soft and Loud
The medieval ancestor of the modern trombone is:
A the sackbut
All of the following represent the thinking of the Renaissance EXCEPT:
A. an exclusively religious orientation
What characterized humanism?
D. all of the above
Which historical event did NOT take place in the Renaissance?
C. the writing of the Magna Carta
Which institution supported music in Renaissance society?
D all of the above
The expressive device used by Renaissance composers to pieotoralize words musically is called:
A. word painting
The fixed melody used as a basis for elaborate polyphonic writing in the Renaissance was called:
C a cantus firmus
Which genre of vocal music was NOT used in Renaissance church services?
Which of the following make up the movements of the Ordinary of the Mass?
C. Kyrie, Gloria, Credo, Sanctus, Agnus Dei
The first section of the Ordinary of the Mass, a plea for mercy in A-B-A form , is called:
What is a cantus firmus?
D. a fragment of Gregorian chant or secular tune used as the foundation of a polyphonic Mass
Which early Renaissance composer exerted a powerful influence on generations of composers who followed?
josquin's Ave Maria...virgo serena is an example of:
B a motet
What is the musical basis of Josquin's Ave Maria...virgo serena?
B. a Gregorian chant in the top voice, then freely composed
After the Protestant revolt of the early sixteenth century, the Roman Catholic Church responded with a movement to recapture the loyalty of its peeps.
the Counter Reformation
Which was NOT a recommendation of the Council of Trent
D. to use more instruments to embellish church music
Who is the composer of the Pope Marcellus Mass?
Of the following, which does NOT describe the intended performance practice for the Pope Marcellus Mass?
A setting for a full choir
Of the follwoing , which best describes the texture of the Pope Marcellus Mass?
D. six-voice polyphony
Of the following, which does NOT characterize secular music making in the Renaissance?
C. Women were not allowed to perform music professionally
Instruments used for outdoor performances, such as shawm and sackbut, are categorized as:
Which of the following would be considered an appropriate outdoor instrument?
D the shawn
Which of the following was a lively circle or line dance, often performed outdoors?
The standard form of dance pieces, whether drawn form vocal models or popular tunes, is:
The structure known as binary form is:
Which of the following was the chief form of Italian secular music in the Renaissance?
C. the madrigal
Where was the madrigal first developed?
The vivid depiction of the text through music, known as word painting, is a hallmark of:
A the magrigal
The late Renaissance madrigal came to full flower in the music of:
A. Claudio Monteverdi
The two centers of power in the Middle Ages were the feudal lord and the state
Most of the surviving music from the early Middle Ages is secular
Although feudal society was male dominated, the status of women was raised by prevailing attitudes of chivalry
The order of church services and the structure of each service are known as the liturgy
A setting of plainchant with many notes per syllable is called syllabic
The early Christan Church adopted the responsorial singing of Psalms from the Judaic tradition
The Renaissance was characterized by a much increased awareness of the cultures of learned civilization
The early exploration of the New World took place during the Renaissance
Renaissance painters preferred symbolism to realism
The Renaissance saw the rise of amateur musicians and home music making
like the Renaissance motet, the ployphonic setting of the Mass was often based on a cantus firmus
The reform movement in the Catholic Church brought about by the Protestant Reformation was called the Counter Reformation
The Council of Trent took place in the mid-sixteenth century
Secular music in the Renaissance was performed only by professional musicians
During the Renaissance, the study of a musical instrument was considered highly improper for ladies
The two most important genres of Renaissance secular music were the chanson and the madrigal
The sixteenth century saw a blossoming of instrumental dance music
Instrumental music in the sixteenth century often did not specify its instrumentation
Stately indoor occasions most often called for soft instruments such as recorders and strings
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