5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- 12-tone technique
- Doc Watson
- Scott Joplin
- Olivier Messiaen
- a who comments in the films is a blind bluegrass musician from Deep Gap, NC
- b was a successful composer of ragtime pieces (inc. Maple Leaf Rag) at the turn of the 19th-20th century.
- c Alban berg's compositional style is referred to as ______________, a pre-ordering of the various elements of music
- d the French composer, ornithologist, and teacher, was a prisoner in a German WWII prison camp
- e T or F: Duke Ellington, a towering figure in 20th century music, was a pianist, composer, arranger, and employed many of the same musicians in his band for decades.
5 Multiple choice questions
- T or F: the Carter family had hit songs in Wildwood Flower and Keep on the Sunny Side.
- was a baritone singer/songwriter in the honky-tonk style with his Walkin' the Floor Over You.
- is a popular, long-running radio show on KFFA in Helena, AR. It once featured Sonny Boy Williamson and Robert Junior Lockwood.
- T or F: Jimmie Rodgers made famous a technique called the blue yodel
- was the king of the cowboy singers--a big star in Hollywood movies.
5 True/False questions
F → T or F: Roy Acuff founded the National Association of Gospel Choirs.
F → T or F: Duke Ellington, a towering figure in 20th century music, was a pianist, composer, arranger, and employed many of the same musicians in his band for decades.
John Adams → Texan who launched a style called western swing, influencing Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard
T → T or F: Talent scout Ralph Peer discovered both the Carter family and Jimmie Rodgers in Bristol, Tennesse.
T → T or F: the Fisk Jubilee Singers in the 1870s popularized a style of music known as ragtime.