5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- chamber music
- a medieval poet and musician who sang or recited while accompanying himself on a stringed instrument
- b an elaborate song for solo voice
- c Music for a small instrumental ensemble with one instrument per line of music
- d orchestral music played at the beginning of an opera or oratorio
- e a male singer who was castrated before puberty and retains a soprano or alto voice
5 Multiple choice questions
- a musical form involving the simultaneous sound of two or more melodies
- Medieval polyphony that consists of Gregorian chant and one or more additional melodic lines
- fixed rhythmic patterns of long and short notes, popular in th thirteenth century
- cycle of daily services of the roman catholic church, distinct from the mass.
- : A broad intellectual movement in 18th‐century Europe that advocated the use of reason in the re‐evaluation of accepted ideas.
5 True/False questions
thematic development → musical expansion of a theme by varying its melodic outline, harmony, or rhythm.
a capella → without musical accompaniment
equal-temperament → a musical form involving the simultaneous sound of two or more melodies
opera seria → serious opera
Notre Dame school → title given to the three prominent composers of the classical era: haydn, mozart, beethoven