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A texture in which a single voice takes over the melodic interest while accompanying voices are subordinate is called
Te instruments of the Western orchestra are categorized in four groups:
strings, brass, percussion and woodwinds
The percussion family is comprised of a variety of instruments that are made to sound by:
Striking and Shaking
Should a composer write a film score to a horror movie, one might reasonably expect that the harmony would include a great deal of:
The element that describes the musical fabric, or the relationship of musical lines within a work is called:
The expressive device used by Renaissance composers to pictorialize words musically is called:
The portion of the Mass that remains the same in every celebration of the service is called:
What is a cantus firmus?
A fragment of Gregorian chant or a secular tune used as the foundation of a polyphonic Mass.
Which of the following was NOT a recommendation of the Council of Trent
To use instruments to embellish church music
Which best describes the character of Farmer's Fair Phyllis (from your listening"?
pastoral and light
The early poolyphonic genre that resulted from the addition of texts to all voices was called:
Of the following, which woman was a religious leader and a prominent figure in literature and music?
Hildegard of Bingen
Which of the following was Not subject reflected in the poems of troubadours and trouvere?
The rebirth of classical learning
__________was born in Germany and studied in Italy, but sent much of his creative life in England.
Why is the music for Handel's Water Music marked by lively rhythms and catchy melodies
It was performed outdoors on barges
Which of the following best describes the opening idea of Beethoven's Symphony No. 5?
a four note motive
WHich composer rebelled against the patronage system and struggled to achieve financial independence?
The patronage system failed to support Haydn, and he was forced to live by teaching and performing
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