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5 Matching questions

  1. Ars Nova
  2. italian overture
  3. a capella
  4. ostinato
  5. opera buffa
  1. a without musical accompaniment
  2. b baroque overture consisting of three sections:Fast-Slow-Fast
  3. c Comic opera
  4. d new art
  5. e a musical phrase repeated over and over during a composition

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. scale or sequence of notes used as the basis for a composition
  2. German comic opera
  3. a bass part written out in full and accompanied by numbers to indicate the chords to be played
  4. French polyphonic song especially of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, set to either courtly or popular poetry
  5. a repeating melody, usually in the bass, throughout a vocal or instrumental composition

5 True/False questions

  1. multi-movement cyclea musical composition in several movements


  2. overtureclassical instrumental genre that combines elements of chamber music and symphony, often performed in the evening or at social functions


  3. major-minor tonalityshort recurring instrumental passage found in both the aria and the Baroque concerto


  4. absolute musicMusic that is independent of words, drama, visual images, or any kind of representational aspects.


  5. the viennese schooltitle given to the three prominent composers of the classical era: haydn, mozart, beethoven