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5 Matching questions

  1. canon
  2. chamber music
  3. cadenza
  4. divertimento
  5. polyphony
  1. a music arranged in parts for several voices or instruments
  2. b a musical composition in several movements
  3. c a brilliant solo passage occuring near the end of a piece of music
  4. d type of polyphonic composition in which one musical line strictly imitates another at a fixed distance throughout
  5. e Music for a small instrumental ensemble with one instrument per line of music

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Music that is independent of words, drama, visual images, or any kind of representational aspects.
  2. a repeating melody, usually in the bass, throughout a vocal or instrumental composition
  3. ornate; highly decorated
  4. ordinary-sections of the roman catholic mass that remain the same from day to day throughout the church year, as distinct from the proper, which changes daily to the liturgical occasion
  5. a melody used as the basis for a polyphonic composition; fixed

5 True/False questions

  1. the age of enlightenment: A broad intellectual movement in 18th‐century Europe that advocated the use of reason in the re‐evaluation of accepted ideas.

          

  2. Offices (the Mass)a bass part written out in full and accompanied by numbers to indicate the chords to be played

          

  3. recitativea vocal passage of narrative text that a singer delivers with natural rhythms of speech

          

  4. thematic developmentfixed rhythmic patterns of long and short notes, popular in th thirteenth century

          

  5. figured bassa repeating melody, usually in the bass, throughout a vocal or instrumental composition

          

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