Chaffey College MUS4 Exam 2 Dr. Mann SP2018

This is exam 2. Provide the best answer for each question. Be sure to answer question 1 - your name!

* 1. Type your first and last name

* 2. Which of the following was a reason that a woman would join a convent during the seventeenth century?

* 3. The canticle of Mary is generally known as the:

* 4. What are the performing forces for Cozzolani’s Magnificat?

* 5. Women who made a name for themselves as professional musicians were often viewed as having low morals.

* 6. The convent of St. Radegonda in Milan was famous for its music-making.

* 7. A drama that is sung is called a(n):

* 8. The vocal style in opera that imitates the natural inflections of speech is called:

* 9. A highly emotional song in an opera is called a(n):

* 10. The orchestral introduction at the beginning of an opera is called the:

* 11. The text of an opera is called the:

* 12. Luther believed that music belonged to the:

* 13. The sacred cantata was an integral part of the:

* 14. During his musical career, Johann Sebastian Bach held the position of:

* 15. Johann Sebastian Bach was most famous in his day as a performer on the:

* 16. Bach completed over two hundred cantatas

* 17. Handel’s Messiah is a(n):

* 18. ________ was born in Germany and studied in Italy, but spent much of his creative life in England.

* 19. The famous choral climax of Handel’s Messiah is:

* 20. An oratorio is a dramatic, staged work with elaborate scenery and costumes.

* 21. The libretto for Handel’s oratorio Messiah is a compilation of verses from the Old and New Testaments.

* 22. What is heterophonic texture?

* 23. Shape-note notation was designed to help the general public read music.

* 24. The text for Billings’s David’s Lamentation is derived from the Bible.

* 25. The first era of Western music history in which instrumental music was a major focus for composers was the:

* 26. Which of the following does NOT describe instrumental music in the Baroque era?

* 27. Baroque composers applied the concept of the suite to:

* 28. Stradivarius, Guarneri, and Amati were famous makers of violins during the Baroque era.

* 29. Baroque suites were composed for orchestra only.

* 30. The typical solo concerto has ________ movements.

* 31. Which of the following was the greatest and most prolific Italian composer of concertos?

* 32. Antonio Vivaldi was known as the “red priest” for:

* 33. Which of the following is Vivaldi’s best-known set of concertos?

* 34. Bach composed the famous set of works known as the Brandenburg Concertos.

* 35. The Four Seasons is considered to be program music

* 36. Which of the following was NOT an important keyboard instrument during the Baroque?

* 37. The harpsichord is different from the piano because:

* 38. The keyboard instrument that uses various sets of pipes to create contrasting colors is:

* 39. The organ has multiple keyboards.

* 40. A fugue is a contrapuntal composition in which a single subject is the focal point that unifies the work

* 41. In musical compositions, a theme is:

* 42. A composer can fragment a theme by dividing it into smaller units called:

* 43. Which of the following best describes absolute music?

* 44. In the Classical multimovement cycle, the third movement is usually in ________ form.

* 45. A string quartet consists of:

* 46. Haydn enjoyed phenomenal musical success with two trips to ________.

* 47. The expansion and reworking of a theme within a composition is called thematic development.

* 48. In the slow movement of Haydn’s Emperor string quartet, each instrument gets a turn at playing the theme.

* 49. The Classical symphony had its roots in the:

* 50. Which group of instruments was the nucleus of the Classical orchestra?

* 51. The nickname “father of the symphony” was earned by:

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