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5 Matching questions

  1. troubador/trouvere/jongleur
  2. recitative
  3. minstrels
  4. monody
  5. liturgy
  1. a southern/northern medieval poet-musicians
  2. b medieval poet and musician who sang or recited while accompanying himself on a stringed instrument
  3. c a vocal passage of narrative text that a singer delivers with natural rhythms of speech
  4. d the set order of religious services and the structure of each service, within a particular denomination
  5. e music consisting of a single vocal part (usually with accompaniment)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. scale or sequence of notes used as the basis for a composition
  2. classical instrumental genre that combines elements of chamber music and symphony, often performed in the evening or at social functions
  3. a brilliant solo passage occuring near the end of a piece of music
  4. German comic opera
  5. principle of organization around a tonic pitch, major is raised half a step in its third degree

5 True/False questions

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


  2. basso continuomusical representation of specific poetic images


  3. chansonFrench polyphonic song especially of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, set to either courtly or popular poetry


  4. figured bassa repeating melody, usually in the bass, throughout a vocal or instrumental composition


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


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