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5 Matching Questions

  1. chamber music
  2. Rococo
  3. ritornello
  4. troubador/trouvere/jongleur
  5. Notre Dame school
  1. a ornate; highly decorated
  2. b Music for a small instrumental ensemble with one instrument per line of music
  3. c southern/northern medieval poet-musicians
  4. d short recurring instrumental passage found in both the aria and the Baroque concerto
  5. e First polyphonic music composed with measured rhythem = Leonin and Perotin are composers

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. music consisting of a single vocal part (usually with accompaniment)
  2. can play both soft and loud
  3. a repeating melody, usually in the bass, throughout a vocal or instrumental composition
  4. Medieval polyphony that consists of Gregorian chant and one or more additional melodic lines
  5. classical instrumental genre that combines elements of chamber music and symphony, often performed in the evening or at social functions

5 True/False Questions

  1. opera buffaserious opera


  2. EmpfindsamkeitThe German word for "sensitiveness." In music, the term was used to describe the emotional music popular in the mid-eighteenth century


  3. the age of enlightenmentmusical expansion of a theme by varying its melodic outline, harmony, or rhythm.


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


  5. overtureorchestral music played at the beginning of an opera or oratorio


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