Chaffey College MUS4 Exam 2 Dr. Mann Summer 18

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

Type your first and last name

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* 1. Type your first and last name

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

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

The canticle of Mary is generally known as the:

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

What are the performing forces for Cozzolani’s Magnificat?

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

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

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

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

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

A drama that is sung is called a(n):

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The text of an opera is called the:

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

Luther believed that music belonged to the:

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* 12. Luther believed that music belonged to the:

The sacred cantata was an integral part of the:

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

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

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

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

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

Bach completed over two hundred cantatas

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* 16. Bach completed over two hundred cantatas

Handel’s Messiah is a(n):

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* 17. Handel’s Messiah is a(n):

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

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

The famous choral climax of Handel’s Messiah is:

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

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

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

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

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

What is heterophonic texture?

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* 22. What is heterophonic texture?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Baroque composers applied the concept of the suite to:

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

Baroque suites were composed for orchestra only.

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* 28. Baroque suites were composed for orchestra only.

The typical solo concerto has ________ movements.

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* 29. The typical solo concerto has ________ movements.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Four Seasons is considered to be program music

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

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

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

The harpsichord is different from the piano because:

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

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

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

The organ has multiple keyboards.

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* 38. The organ has multiple keyboards.

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

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

In musical compositions, a theme is:

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* 40. In musical compositions, a theme is:

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

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

Which of the following best describes absolute music?

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

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

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

A string quartet consists of:

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* 44. A string quartet consists of:

Haydn enjoyed phenomenal musical success with two trips to ________.

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

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

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

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

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

The Classical symphony had its roots in the:

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

Which group of instruments was the nucleus of the Classical orchestra?

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

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

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

The repetition of a motive at a higher or lower pitch level is called a:

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* 51. The repetition of a motive at a higher or lower pitch level is called a:

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