5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Scott Joplin
- Hank Williams
- Roy Rogers
- a was a successful composer of ragtime pieces (inc. Maple Leaf Rag) at the turn of the 19th-20th century.
- b was found dead in the back of his Cadillac convertible on Jan 1. 1953, after living the hard life he wrote about so well in song.
- c was the king of the cowboy singers--a big star in Hollywood movies.
- d T or F: Talent scout Ralph Peer discovered both the Carter family and Jimmie Rodgers in Bristol, Tennesse.
- e ___________ music is characterized by clear tonality, steady pulse, and the repetition of short melodic phrases.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Texan who launched a style called western swing, influencing Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard
- T or F: Lead Belly is regarded as the first comedian of country music.
- who comments in the films is a blind bluegrass musician from Deep Gap, NC
- Fiddlin' John Carson was recorded by talent scout ______ _________, launching the country music record industry.
- Alban berg's compositional style is referred to as ______________, a pre-ordering of the various elements of music
5 True/False questions
T → T or F: the Carter family had hit songs in Wildwood Flower and Keep on the Sunny Side.
quotation → Concerto Grosso with echoes of Handel is an example of _________music
T → T or F: Roy Acuff founded the National Association of Gospel Choirs.
Olivier Messiaen → the French composer, ornithologist, and teacher, was a prisoner in a German WWII prison camp
Ernest Tubb → was a baritone singer/songwriter in the honky-tonk style with his Walkin' the Floor Over You.