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4 Matching questions

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  1. a Fiddlin' John Carson was recorded by talent scout ______ _________, launching the country music record industry.
  2. b is called the cradle of the blues
  3. c T or F: Duke Ellington, a towering figure in 20th century music, was a pianist, composer, arranger, and employed many of the same musicians in his band for decades.
  4. d Concerto Grosso with echoes of Handel is an example of _________music

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. T or F: Pinetop Smith played a rollicking guitar style called boogie-woogie.
  2. was a successful composer of ragtime pieces (inc. Maple Leaf Rag) at the turn of the 19th-20th century.
  3. T or F: Louis Armstrong had popular appeal, though he contributed little to the actual development of jazz.
  4. was the king of the cowboy singers--a big star in Hollywood movies.
  5. ___________ music is characterized by clear tonality, steady pulse, and the repetition of short melodic phrases.

5 True/False questions

  1. TT or F: Robert Johnson reportedly made a deal with the devil to emerge as such a great singer, guitarist, and songwriter.

          

  2. TT or F: the Carter family had hit songs in Wildwood Flower and Keep on the Sunny Side.

          

  3. TT or F: the Fisk Jubilee Singers in the 1870s popularized a style of music known as ragtime.

          

  4. TT or F: the Fisk Jubilee Singers in the 1870s popularized a style of music known as ragtime.

          

  5. TT or F: Jimmie Rodgers made famous a technique called the blue yodel

          

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