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5 Matching questions

  1. mode
  2. absolute music
  3. the patronage system
  4. imitation
  5. minstrels
  1. a medieval poet and musician who sang or recited while accompanying himself on a stringed instrument
  2. b Music that is independent of words, drama, visual images, or any kind of representational aspects.
  3. c scale or sequence of notes used as the basis for a composition
  4. d sponsorship of an artist or a musician, historically by a member of a wealthy or ruling class.
  5. e melodic idea presented in one voice and ten restated in another, each part continuing as other enter

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a musical phrase repeated over and over during a composition
  2. a musical form consisting of a theme repeated a fifth above or a fourth below its first statement
  3. without musical accompaniment
  4. fixed rhythmic patterns of long and short notes, popular in th thirteenth century
  5. informal academy held at Bardi's palace in Florence where scholars discussed literature, science, and the arts, and musicians performed new music

5 True/False questions

  1. Notre Dame schoolFirst polyphonic music composed with measured rhythem = Leonin and Perotin are composers


  2. polyphonymusic consisting of a single vocal part (usually with accompaniment)


  3. opera buffaserious opera


  4. choralecongregational hymn of the german lutheran church


  5. major-minor tonalityprinciple of organization around a tonic pitch, major is raised half a step in its third degree


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