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I do not have access to the same text, so used several other sources, if the item is in yellow, you might want to check with your own text first. 1. "Classical music" can be thought of as music b. that inspires people to lead better lives 2. Why is memory so important in learning to listen to music? c. Because we hear just an instant of music at any particular moment, we need to remember and anticipate what preceded and might follow that instant of sound 3. The regular pulse in music is called the c. tempo 4. Meter is the c. pattern of the beats 5. Syncopation occurs when d. the emphasis of the rhythm is placed where it is not expected 6. A melody is a. any series of pitches sounded one after another 7. A theme is b. a melodic idea that plays a unifying role in a musical work 8. Form in music refers to d. the overall plan for the organization of the music 9. A movement in an instrumental work is c. a large independent section 10. Forms in music are constructed around b. organization, contrast, and variation 11. The timbre of an instrument or voice is determined by b. the number and strength of the partials it produces 12. Approximately what proportion of a symphony orchestra consists of string instrument players? c. half – Which orchestra? Baroque, classical? Romantic or a combo? 13. The higher female voice is the a. soprano 14. The harpsichord produces sound when c. a quill or plectrum plucks a string 15. In electronic music "sampling" means using d. recorded samples of the actual sounds of an instrument 16. c. Gregorian chant has no major/minor scales 17. Many of the practices of the Christian church were adapted from b. Judaism 18. The Kyrie, Gloria, Credo, Sanctus, and Agnus Dei constitute what part of the Mass? b. the Ordinary 19. The "Dies irae" is a Gregorian chant sung at c. funerals 20. Secular music is c. nonreligious music 21. A medieval motet was built on a phrase of Gregorian chant. That phrase was called the c. cantus firmus 22. Which statement is true of medieval motets? d. They were based on a phrase of Gregorian chant 23. Which statement is true about Renaissance motets? b. They are often in aba form. 24. In order to permit portions of the text to be heard more clearly, Des Prez and Palestrina used a. homophonic texture 25. The term a cappella indicates that the music is to be sung d. without accompaniment 26. The Renaissance represented a rebirth of interest in and admiration of the civilizations of b. ancient Greece and Rome 27. The continuo part in Baroque music is b. the nearly continuous bass line 28. The approximate dates of the Baroque period in music are c. 1600-1750 29. A feature of recitatives is e. All of these choices 30. An important instrument in the Baroque period c. harpsichord 31. One of the reasons why recitatives were favored, especially for dramatic purposes, was f. All of these choices 32. Today Handel is known mostly for his d. oratorios 33. Chorales were b. hymns to be sung by congregations in Lutheran churches 34. Opera began when a group of noblemen b. wished to re-create musical dramas similar to ancient Greek dramas 35. The text or words an opera is called the b. libretto 36. An important composer of early operas was d. Monteverdi 37. The reason for "Dido's Lament" in Purcell's Dido and Aeneas was because d. Aeneas had to leave Carthage to found Rome 38. In the recitative from Monteverdi's Coronation of Poppea, Poppea is trying to get Nero to d. come back to her soon 39. Which instrument was not particularly important in Baroque music? d. piano 40. A Baroque suite is a group of c. stylized dance works 41. The traditional means of designating instrumental music works that don't have a title is with the letters c. Op. 42. The instruments used in a trio sonata are a. one violin, one cello, and a continue part 43. A concerto grosso contrasts c. a small group of players with the rest of the orchestra 44. The initials BWV after the title of a musical composition refer to the works of which composer? b. Bach 45. The main theme of a fugue is called the a. motive (exposition) 46. J.S. Bach composed six concertos, performed often today for the margrave of e. Brandenburg 47. A toccata is a. a free-sounding virtuoso work, usually for keyboard 48. The three main characteristics of Baroque art and music are a. drama, intellectual content, and conciseness 49. Which is not usually included in an oratorio? a. scenery and costumes 50. A virtuoso is a. someone who is very skilled in performing 51. The themes in the Classical style tend to be c. short ideas connected together 52. Which form was not used in many Classical works? a. fugue 53. Under the patronage system a composer or artist d. accepted employment with only one person 54. The Classical period in art and music existed at about the same time as the c. Revolutionary War in America 55. The phrases in Classical music are often e. in a statement/answer pattern 56. The first large section in sonata form is called the a. exposition 57. In the development section in sonata form, the composer can e. All of these choices 58. The recapitulation is similar to the exposition, except that the a. first theme appears twice 59. Mozart was highly successful in composing e. All of these choices 60. The first movement of a concerto during the Classical period was almost always d. in A B A form 61. What city was considered the center for music during the Classical period? d. Vienna 62. The trumpet for which Haydn composed his Trumpet Concerto had e. a few keys 63. Haydn was very successful at composing e. All of these choices 64. In Mozart's Don Giovanni, the statue that comes to dinner is a. the ruler of Don Giovanni's country 65. Don Giovanni dies when c. consumed by flames with demon voices announcing his demise 66. Don Giovanni mockingly invited the statue of the Commandant to c. come to dinner 67. The libretto for Don G/oi/ann/was written by c. da Pointe 68. Chamber music is a. any work played in a small room or recital hall 69. The first movement of most chamber music works during the Classical period is in b. theme and variations form 70. In a theme and variations, the theme c. is played and then varied several times 71. Which is the main characteristic of chamber music? e. It is composed for amateur players. 72. A string quartet consists of d. two violins, a viola, and a cello 73. Beethoven's "Waldstein" Sonata^was one of his c. 32 sonatas for piano 74. A piano sonata in the Classical period typically had c. three movements (my sources say 3-4) 75. Beethoven's personality was influenced very much by the fact that he c. gradually became deaf 76. Although he was born in Bonn, Germany, Beethoven spent his adult life in d. Vienna 77. In the third movement of his Symphony No.. 5, Beethoven changed the traditional minuet and trio to a b. scherzo 78. The second movement of a symphony is usually c. slow and melodious 79. The approximate dates of the Romantic period in music are d. 1820-1900 80. The term "romance" came from a. medieval poems about a heroic person or event in a language derived from Latin 81. An art song is a(n) b. musical setting of a poem 82. Art songs are often called by their German name, which is b. Lieder c 83. The singer of Schubert's "Der Erlkonig" represents four characters, which are the e. narrator, father, son, and Erl King 84. Chopin always felt strongly about his native land, which was a. Poland 85. Important composers of piano music in the Romantic-period include b. Chopin and Liszt 86. Program music is music that is e. associated by the composer with a nonmusical idea 87. Berlioz created his Symphonie fantastique to vent his feelings about a. his love for the actress Harriet Smithson 88. A feature of the fifth movement of Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique is the use of b. a quotation from a Gregorian chant 89. The term be I canto means beautiful a. singing 90. In Verdi's aria "La donna e mobile," the Duke's complaint about women is that they c. are temperamental and deceiving 91. The main characters in Puccini's opera La boheme are e. Rodolfo^and Mimi 92. One translation of the title Wagner's/'Gotterdammerung is c. "The Twilight of the Gods" 93. "Verismo" operas were about e. heroic warriors 94. Puccini's La boheme concludes when a. Mimi dies in Rodolfo's apartment 95. Verdi became associated with Italian nationalism because c. the letters of his name represented "Victor Emmanuel, Rex d'ltalia" 96. Brahms was considered by some 19th century musicians to be out of date because he c. often used the same forms as composers of the Classical period 97. How many symphonies did Brahms compose? c. four 98. Brahms's German Requiem is so titled because b. it uses phrases from the Bible that are in German instead of the traditional Latin text 99. Nationalism in music refers to musical works that a. are deliberately associated by the composer with a particular country or region 100. In which country did Impressionism develop? b. France 101. The two composers most associated with Impressionism are e. Debussy and Ravel 102. In "Clair de lune," Debussy e. All of these choices 103. Some twentieth-century music e. All of these choices 104. It is difficult to describe accurately the features of twentieth-century music because b. it was very diverse and fragmented (Could be all the above) 105. Polytonality exists when b. two or more tonal centers are present at the same time 106. Bartok's Concerto for Orchestra is a concerto because it d. features contrast among the various sections and groups of instruments 107. Before emigrating to the United States, Bartok's homeland was d. Hungary 108. Britten wanted his War Requiem to convey a message of c. peace 109. Stravinsky's Rite of Spring features e. All of these choices 110. A landmark work in primitivism was e. Stravinsky's ballet The Rite of Spring 111. In Berg's opera Wozzeck, Wozzeck c. stabs Marie because she had been unfaithful to him 112. Stravinsky's Rite of Spring was originally a. for a ballet 113. A feature of Stravinsky's music for The Rite of Spring Is d. effective use of irregular rhythms 114. The four forms of the row are the original row and a. inversion, retrograde, and retrograde-inversion 115. Schoenberg and other composers who followed him were also very interested in b. unusual harmonies 116. The main proponent of chance (aleatory) music was d. John Cage 117. In electronic music sounds can e. All of these choices 118. Musique concrete is e. None of these choices 119. A pioneer composer of electronic music was a. John Cage 120. Charles Ives made his living from c. the insurance business 121. Which composer composed nationalistic America music? b. Aaron Copland 122. What American song did Copland include in Appalachian Spring? a. "Simple Gifts"