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5 Matching questions

  1. chamber music
  2. sturm und drang
  3. chanson
  4. recitative
  5. ritornello
  1. a French polyphonic song especially of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, set to either courtly or popular poetry
  2. b Music for a small instrumental ensemble with one instrument per line of music
  3. c short recurring instrumental passage found in both the aria and the Baroque concerto
  4. d a vocal passage of narrative text that a singer delivers with natural rhythms of speech
  5. e storm and stess: late eighteenth century movement in germany toward more emotional expression in the arts

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. First polyphonic music composed with measured rhythem = Leonin and Perotin are composers
  2. baroque overture consisting of three sections:Fast-Slow-Fast
  3. a musical form consisting of a theme repeated a fifth above or a fourth below its first statement
  4. an elaborate song for solo voice
  5. usually 3 or 4 movements in a symphony, sonata, string quartet, or concerto, in prescribed forms and tempos and employed in various genres

5 True/False questions

  1. minstrelsmedieval poet and musician who sang or recited while accompanying himself on a stringed instrument


  2. choralescale or sequence of notes used as the basis for a composition


  3. episodeinterlude of intermediate section in the baroque fugue that serves as an area of relaxation between statements of the subject


  4. singspielGerman comic opera


  5. monodyscale or sequence of notes used as the basis for a composition