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5 Matching Questions

  1. monody
  2. florentine camerata
  3. thematic development
  4. cadenza
  5. organum
  1. a Medieval polyphony that consists of Gregorian chant and one or more additional melodic lines
  2. b a brilliant solo passage occuring near the end of a piece of music
  3. c musical expansion of a theme by varying its melodic outline, harmony, or rhythm.
  4. d informal academy held at Bardi's palace in Florence where scholars discussed literature, science, and the arts, and musicians performed new music
  5. e music consisting of a single vocal part (usually with accompaniment)

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Comic opera
  2. a musical passage moving from one key to another
  3. short recurring instrumental passage found in both the aria and the Baroque concerto
  4. congregational hymn of the german lutheran church
  5. musical representation of specific poetic images

5 True/False Questions

  1. counterpointtype of polyphonic composition in which one musical line strictly imitates another at a fixed distance throughout


  2. fuguescale or sequence of notes used as the basis for a composition


  3. minstrelsGerman comic opera


  4. absolute musicMusic that is independent of words, drama, visual images, or any kind of representational aspects.


  5. liturgythe set order of religious services and the structure of each service, within a particular denomination


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