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Study Session 7

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The opening section of a fugue, in which all voices introduce the subject successively, is called the
exposition
A keyboard instrument in which the strings are plucked by quills is
the harpsichord
In a fugue, the areas of relaxation where the subject is not heard are called
episodes
What is the principal element of a fugue?
counterpoint
Bach's last demonstration of contrapuntal mastery was
The Art of Fugue
In a fugue, the technique of stating the theme in faster rhythmic values is called
diminution
After the fugue subject is stated, the second entrance of the subject is called the
answer
The ____ is a keyboard form based on the principle of voices imitating each other
fugue
Bach was most famous in his day as a performer on
the organ
Which of the following is a set of forty eight preludes and fugues by Bach?
The Well Tempered Clavier
In the field of keyboard music, Bach's most important collection was
The Well Tempered Clavier
The harpsichord is different from the piano because
all three choices?
The harpsichord is incapable of crescendo and diminuendo
true
A fugue is a form exclusively for solo keyboard performance
false
During his lifetime, Johann Sebastian Bach was primarily known as a great organist
true
At the beginning of a fugue, the countersubject is stated alone
false
The three main keyboard instruments of the Baroque were the harpsichord, organ, and piano
false
Although J. S. Bach had twenty children, none of them became musicians
false
Bach's The Art of Fugue was scored for strings
false
A fugue is a contrapuntal composition in which a single subject is the focal point, thus unifying the work
true