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Music Appreciation Test 3 of 5
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The word "Baroque" at times has meant________
Bizarre, Flamboyant, and Ornamented
T or F: The lower class (peasant, serf, slaves) were mainly responsible for the advancement of the arts this period.
Another name for the Baroque Period was___________
the Age of Absolutism
T or F: Religion had very little influence on the arts during this period.
Countries usually followed the religious practices of either the Catholic or Protestant churches. The countries that were mainly Protestant were_____________
England, Denmark, Holland, Sweden, and part of Germany
The two main composers of the Baroque Period were____________ and _______________
Bach and Handel
The dates of the Baroque Period were __________-___________
One of the main characteristics of Baroque Music was the __________________
The contrast of sound
T or F: Rhythms were constant throughout an entire piece and the beat was emphasized in Baroque compositions.
The texture of late Baroque music was mainly______________
The main keyboard instruments of the period were the _______________________
Organ and Harpsichord
The process of only writing the bass line with a number written above the bass note to indicate the chord to be played with the bass note is called _____________________.
The Concerto Grosso (large concert) was a new form that contained contrasting textures of sound. One of the textures was when all the instruments played together. This was called_______________.
Bach wrote for all music forms except ______________.
T or F: Bach was well known and highly regarded during his life.
Opera was a new musical innovation of the period. As a result it saw the elevation of a certain type of musician in society. That was _____________
The Virtuoso Singer
Beside Bach and Handel name one other prominent composer from the LATE Baroque Period.
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