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5 Matching questions

  1. sturm und drang
  2. italian overture
  3. thematic development
  4. recitative
  5. basso continuo
  1. a a vocal passage of narrative text that a singer delivers with natural rhythms of speech
  2. b storm and stess: late eighteenth century movement in germany toward more emotional expression in the arts
  3. c baroque overture consisting of three sections:Fast-Slow-Fast
  4. d musical expansion of a theme by varying its melodic outline, harmony, or rhythm.
  5. e Baroque era, instrumental, continuous bass part

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a male singer who was castrated before puberty and retains a soprano or alto voice
  2. ordinary-sections of the roman catholic mass that remain the same from day to day throughout the church year, as distinct from the proper, which changes daily to the liturgical occasion
  3. informal academy held at Bardi's palace in Florence where scholars discussed literature, science, and the arts, and musicians performed new music
  4. type of polyphonic composition in which one musical line strictly imitates another at a fixed distance throughout
  5. a brilliant solo passage occuring near the end of a piece of music

5 True/False questions

  1. liturgya musical form consisting of a theme repeated a fifth above or a fourth below its first statement


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


  3. word paintingmusical representation of specific poetic images


  4. figured bassa bass part written out in full and accompanied by numbers to indicate the chords to be played


  5. imitationmelodic idea presented in one voice and ten restated in another, each part continuing as other enter