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5 Matching questions

  1. major-minor tonality
  2. thematic development
  3. word painting
  4. singspiel
  5. absolute music
  1. a musical expansion of a theme by varying its melodic outline, harmony, or rhythm.
  2. b principle of organization around a tonic pitch, major is raised half a step in its third degree
  3. c German comic opera
  4. d Music that is independent of words, drama, visual images, or any kind of representational aspects.
  5. e musical representation of specific poetic images

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The German word for "sensitiveness." In music, the term was used to describe the emotional music popular in the mid-eighteenth century
  2. the division of the scale based on an octave that is divided into twelve exactly equal semitones
  3. a musical passage moving from one key to another
  4. interlude of intermediate section in the baroque fugue that serves as an area of relaxation between statements of the subject
  5. congregational hymn of the german lutheran church

5 True/False questions

  1. the patronage systemsponsorship of an artist or a musician, historically by a member of a wealthy or ruling class.


  2. multi-movement cycleusually 3 or 4 movements in a symphony, sonata, string quartet, or concerto, in prescribed forms and tempos and employed in various genres


  3. basso continuoornate; highly decorated


  4. castratoa musical phrase repeated over and over during a composition


  5. the viennese schoolFirst polyphonic music composed with measured rhythem = Leonin and Perotin are composers


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