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5 Matching questions

  1. T
  2. 12-tone technique
  3. Doc Watson
  4. Scott Joplin
  5. Olivier Messiaen
  1. a who comments in the films is a blind bluegrass musician from Deep Gap, NC
  2. b was a successful composer of ragtime pieces (inc. Maple Leaf Rag) at the turn of the 19th-20th century.
  3. c Alban berg's compositional style is referred to as ______________, a pre-ordering of the various elements of music
  4. d the French composer, ornithologist, and teacher, was a prisoner in a German WWII prison camp
  5. 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

  1. T or F: the Carter family had hit songs in Wildwood Flower and Keep on the Sunny Side.
  2. was a baritone singer/songwriter in the honky-tonk style with his Walkin' the Floor Over You.
  3. is a popular, long-running radio show on KFFA in Helena, AR. It once featured Sonny Boy Williamson and Robert Junior Lockwood.
  4. T or F: Jimmie Rodgers made famous a technique called the blue yodel
  5. was the king of the cowboy singers--a big star in Hollywood movies.

5 True/False questions

  1. FT or F: Roy Acuff founded the National Association of Gospel Choirs.

          

  2. FT 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.

          

  3. John AdamsTexan who launched a style called western swing, influencing Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard

          

  4. TT or F: Talent scout Ralph Peer discovered both the Carter family and Jimmie Rodgers in Bristol, Tennesse.

          

  5. TT or F: the Fisk Jubilee Singers in the 1870s popularized a style of music known as ragtime.

          

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