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5 Matching questions

  1. the age of enlightenment
  2. italian overture
  3. Empfindsamkeit
  4. organum
  5. soft/loud instruments
  1. a baroque overture consisting of three sections:Fast-Slow-Fast
  2. b The German word for "sensitiveness." In music, the term was used to describe the emotional music popular in the mid-eighteenth century
  3. c can play both soft and loud
  4. d Medieval polyphony that consists of Gregorian chant and one or more additional melodic lines
  5. e : A broad intellectual movement in 18th‐century Europe that advocated the use of reason in the re‐evaluation of accepted ideas.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Music for a small instrumental ensemble with one instrument per line of music
  2. scale or sequence of notes used as the basis for a composition
  3. French polyphonic song especially of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, set to either courtly or popular poetry
  4. a musical form involving the simultaneous sound of two or more melodies
  5. informal academy held at Bardi's palace in Florence where scholars discussed literature, science, and the arts, and musicians performed new music

5 True/False questions

  1. ostinatoa male singer who was castrated before puberty and retains a soprano or alto voice


  2. a capellawithout musical accompaniment


  3. rhythmic modefixed rhythmic patterns of long and short notes, popular in th thirteenth century


  4. liturgyorchestral music played at the beginning of an opera or oratorio


  5. troubador/trouvere/jongleursouthern/northern medieval poet-musicians


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