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An interval is:
Subdivisions has to do with:
The duple and triple subdivisions of the beat
1-2-3 / 1-2-3 / 1-2-3 / 1-2-3 / 1-2 / 1-2-3-4
Paco de Lucia’s last compositional period is said to begin with:
the death of his mother Luzia
○ Italian singer and composer
○ First to use used Alfabeto Notation forrasgueado playing
Paco de Lucia’s first compositional period is best categorized as which following?
-Use of a Jazz-like combo (Guitar, percussion, flute, electric bass)
-Expansion of the Harmonic language of Flamenco
-Extension of Phrases in the compas rhythmic matrix.
______________ was the singer that sparkles Paco’s interest in exploring new compositional avenues during his _________________ period.
Paco de Lucia’s final and current compositional period ____________________was first introduced during the death of his mother Lucia.
The guitarist that takes the torch that Tarrega left lit in the beginning of the 20th century and elevates the guitar as a serious concert instument was:
Both Tarrega and Segovia in an effort to expand the reduced size of the guitar repertoire do ______________ of works from other instruments, in particular piano pieces.
Unlike all the guitarists studied throughout the semester, Segovia’s monumental achievement was which of the following:
In the Development section of Sonata form a composer may do which of the following:
The main difference between the Exposition and the Recapitulation in Sonata Form is:
In the Exposition themes I and II are in the Home key and Dominant/Closely Related keys, respectively, and in the Recapitulation both themes are in the home key.
Binary form as used by Scarlatti is believed by musicologists to be the precursor to Sonata form in the Classical period. Which of the following options does not describe their differences.
The Recapitulation of Themes I and II in Classical Sonata form are in both in the Home key while in Baroque Binary form the B section they both recap in the Dominant and Home key.
The styles of composition that most 20th century guitar composers writing for Segovia used were both__________.
Romantic and Nationalistic
One of the qualifications for a piece to be part of Segovia’s repertoire was:
A piece had to fit his musical taste.
Which of the following post-Segovia classical guitarists is best known for his extremely refined phrasing?
The main difference in the playing styles of Julian Bream and John Williams;
In 1974 Manuel Barrueco won one of the most prestigious competitions in the field of music, the Concert Artist Guild Competition in New York City. Which of the following statements best credits this monumental achievement?
Winning this competition affirms the stature of the guitar as a concert-level instrument because Barrueco not only competed against guitarists but all other instruments. This feat would be one of the many steps towards elevating the guitar to the same level of the violin, piano and cello.
____________ is known as the most important classical guitarist of the 20th century because he___________ and ______________
Andres Segovia, catapulted the guitar to a concert-level instrument, created a brand new repertoire for the instrument by commissioning new works from non-guitar composers.
A sound that is unpleasant to the ear and creates tension in music is called:
When three or more pitches of consonant intervals are sounded simultaneously, the result is a _____?
When three or more pitches of dissonant intervals are sounded simultaneously it is called a _________?
The unit of pulse in a piece of music is called__________
A grouping of beats is separated by a _________
What is the intervallic pattern of a major scale?
What is the intervallic pattern of a minor scale?
The imitative style of the theme entrance in the soprano, alto and bass voices in the Da Milano Fantasy is called:
During the Dark/Middle Ages music was strictly used for what purpose?
To what Humanistic trait can the link of musical ideas in Mudarra’s Fantasia be compared with?
______________ music that lacks metric organization
One of the most important developments of the new style of writing in the Baroque epoch was the ________ which is a constant bass line that drives and lays the foundation for much of the Baroque musical aesthetic.
Antonio Vivaldi was an important Baroque composer famous for his use of _________ form in Baroque concertos
During the Baroque period the Suites become increasingly popular and were composed of:
Figured Bass in the Baroque period is the art of:
What are the two main models for the Baroque concerto?
The Concerto model that was mainly designed for a soloist and/or group of soloists where the orchestration always remained the same (i.e. 4-part string orchestra 2 Violins, Viola, Cello over a Basso Continuo line) was called:
The Concerto Model that was mainly designed for a group of soloists where the orchestration was dependant upon the orchestration of the concertino (or group of soloists) over a Basso Continuo group was called:
Which are two dances in the Baroque Suite of slow tempo?
Which of the following statements best describes a Gigue:
Which of the following statements best describes a Allemande:
The Baroque master to include an inventive way of writing in his use of Binary form was:
What best describes the use of binary form by Scarlatti?
What are the components of the Fugal exposition?
The _________ in Fugal form derives its name because:
-Every compositional genre that his pen touched was elevated to the next level both compositionally and technically.
-His use of counterpoint and polyphony was studied and used for generations to come.
-He was a master of all national styles including the French, English and German styles – which he blended in his compositional output in a masterful way.
In the Classical and Baroque periods there is an initial movement toward a polarized texture, which is a compromise between monophony and polyphony. The main difference between both approaches lies in the way in which the accompaniment is used:
The basic format of Rondo Form is:
The rise of the artist as a hero is mainly attributed to the life of:
Beethoven is a transitional figure between the Classical and Romantic periods because:
His works begin to show a deeper emotional aspect that reflects his own individual reflection and outlook on life.
His works begin to stretch the boundaries of form and create more tension in the different formal structures.
What are the dates of the Romantic Period?
The themes of musical drama that arise in the Romantic period include which of the following:
Tonality in the late Romantic period begins to dissolve due to the increasing use of _____________ in pieces. This allowed composers to visit other key areas that were not part of the traditional “closely-related-key” areas.
One of the many contributions to the decline of popularity of the guitar during the 1850’s was largely due to the use of non-guitar friendly in the new evolving musical language. ____________ played an important role in this new change.
What is not the reasons for the guitar’s decline in the 1850’s:
From the middle of the 18th Century on a new kind of guitar emerges_____________. The _____________lose favor and _________________ take their place.
The decline in supervision from the Artisan’s Guild lead to freedom of creative experimentations that allow guitar makers to try different approaches in construction and design. This leads to the invention of the _______________ by _____________________in Seville, circa 1759.
Treble-clef notation replaces Tablature circa the 1760’s. The composer to devise a standardized two-part notation for the guitar was _________________
(1778-1839) is the Spanish virtuoso that in 1830 publishes the most important pedagogical publication in the History of the guitar.
(1784-1849) is the other Spanish virtuoso whose Nuevo Método para Guitarra from 1843 is also a central text for guitar technique of the era.
The father of modern guitar technique and the guitarist who awakens a revival of the guitar after its decline in the 1850’s is:
The guitarist to challenge the accompanimental role of the guitar in Flamenco was:
The king of Flamenco guitar in Spain and the true creator of the raw Flamenco guitar sound was:
Palos in Flamenco refers to:
Compas in Flamenco refer to:
Coplas in Flamenco refers to:
The three main count types in Flamenco are:
What are the three basic ways in which a Flamenco Palo is differentiated?
Jaleo, palos and compases.
The shouts of encouragement heard during a Flamenco performance, of which the most commonly used is Olé!, are called:
The footwork of the dancer is known as:
What is the accentuation patterns is the Compás shared by the Bulerias and Soleares?
What is the accentuation pattern shared by the Rumbas and Tangos?
The term that describes two voices or more playing at once is called:
The Renaissance philosophy that states that humans are essentially good and puts particular emphasis on the study of literature, rhetoric and art is known as:
The end of a musical phrase is called a cadence. In Vihuela technique it was called a:
What did Vihuelists call the chordal passages?
One of the most intricate musical forms to come out of the Renaissance was called_________, which were pieces in free form, polyphonic, imitation and dense counterpoint.
Variations on popular tunes of the Renaissance were called:
In Vihuela Technique the three common techniques are:
Mudarra’s method book was called______________________, which also included music for the 4-course guitar:
Narvaez’s method book was called___________and was the first book to include diferencias:
______________________ was an Italian Renaissance composer and lutenist who worked for the Papal courts and was the master of development of short melodic ideas.
Titled “El Maestro”, it is the earliest and most comprehensive method book of the Renaissance written in 1536 by:
____________ refers to the grouping of beats in a bar
A melodic line that moves abruptly and in a jagged way with big leaps is considered to be a__________ while a smooth and flowing melody that moves by step is called _______________
Which of the following statements best describes syncopation?
Which of the following statements best describes counterpoint?
One line of music followed by a different line of music
Modes are also scales but they are based on different intervallic relationship with extra-musical connotations.
Accents can create different rhythm(s)
The dates for composer Luis Milan are 1600-1757
The dates for the Renaissance are 1400-1600
The Renaissance style of writing that avoids dissonance on strong beats is called the pan-consonant style.
T or F?
The “Fantasy” is more closely related to the imitative-style Ricercare.
The main difference between the Preludial and the Imitative Ricercare is that the latter was less contrapuntal.
The formal structure of Fantasies is strict.
Known as “Il Divino”, composer John Dowland worked for the papal court and was the master of development of small motives.
The up and down “flicking” technique of the index finger is called Dedillo
T or F?
The plucking style for performing redobles in Vihuela compositions typically involved a technique known as Figuetas.
The lute-style Figueta was known as Figueta Castellana.
T or F?
Lutes were commonplace in most of Europe but not in Spain.
Lutes were commonplace in Spain but not in most of Europe
Vihuelas was the name for any stringed instrument in Spain.
Increasing secularization of culture during the fourteenth century, produced the movement known as the Renaissance.
The Baroque period is a period during which composers, in an effort to depict the human condition, used dissonance in discrete ways.
The pan-consonant style of the Baroque period facilitates the transmission of emotion.
While Renaissance artists strived to depict the realities of the human condition in an aesthetically satisfying manner, the value of a work for the Baroque artists was measured by how the work made you feel (changed your “humors”).
The main difference between the Fugue and the Fantasy is that the latter maintained a rather rigid and strict form while the Fugue allowed the composer for more formal freedom.
T or F?
The Ritornello form of Baroque Concertos is mainly seen in the 2nd and 3rd movements.
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