4 Written questions
4 Multiple choice questions
- (First Practice) Method of making music strictly according to Zarlino's rules of counterpoint.
- symbols used to denote the inversion of a chord (such as 6, 6/4, 6/5, 4/3, or 2)
- also known as Second Practice, Monteverdi's new text-driven approach to music , reverses the relationship between music and text; music reflects textual/ poetic structure and meaning; textual painting
- an artistic style of the 17th century characterized by complex forms, bold ornamentation, and contrasting elements
3 True/False questions
Basso Continuo → system of notation and performance practice used in the baroque period, in which an instrumental bass line is written out and one or more players of keyboard, lute, or similar instruments fill in the harmony with appropriate chords or improvised melodic lines
Ornamentation → note or notes added to the original melodic line for embellishment and added interest
Realization → A process where it is expected to read figured bass symbols while performing the music.