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Music History IV

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What type of recitative has only a cello and harpsichord accompaniment?
secco
What type of recitative has other instruments beside cello and harpsichord (usually violins)?
accompagnato
The Italian term for "divided choirs" is ---- spezatti.
cori
Which composer is most associated with music for divided choirs (cori spezzati)?
Gabrielli
What is another name for first practice?
stile antico
What is another name for second practice?
stile moderno
An opera overture with the form slow-fast would be most likely written by which of the following?
Lully
In which genre was Froberger's contribution the most important historically?
suite
What musical term originally meant "prayer room"?
oratorio
Who was forced by the Thirty-Years War to start writing for small ensembles?
Schulz
Where was opera dominated for a long period by a single composer, who had the favor of the king?
Paris
Which of the following opera composers was active in Rome?
Landi
The style of ornamentation in French harpsichord music was derived from which source?
lute music
In what order did these cities become important in opera? A. Florence B. Naples C. Rome D. Venice Answer in form: ABCD
ACDB
Galilei, Bardi, Peri, and Caccini belonged to what group?
Camerata
What group was responsible for the first oratorios?
Archconfraternity of the Crucifix
In what city was the first public opera house opened?
Venice
Which of the following would normally have the most imitation?
ricercar
Which of the following did not write the same music as the other three?
Lully
Who wrote a treatise entitled "On the Imperfections of Modern Music?"
Artusi
What composer was critizided in "On the Imperfections of Modern Music?"
Montiverdi
What is an intermediate style that is between the recitative and the aria in melodic design?
arioso
Who was the regular librettist for Lully's operas?
Quinault
What musical term is derived from a word meaning either "to fight" (Latin) or "to unite harmoniously" (Italian)?
Concerto
Which of the following composers was NOT Lutheran?
Sweelinck
What type of sacred music was written to be used on Good Friday in the Lutheran Church?
Passion
Who was the first organist to use echo effects of that instrument?
Sweelinck
What is the name of the period in which England was controlled by Puritans who thought all theatrical performances were sinful?
Restoration
What type of chorale composition involved playing the chorale melody one time through?
chorale prelude
What type of chorale composition consisted of variations on a chorale tune?
chorale partita
What type of chorale composition involved free use of the chorale tune?
chorale fantasy
What composer was famous for his Abendmusiken (Evening Musicales) in the city of Lubeck?
Buxtehude
Which composer, who taught at German College in Rome, is most famous for his oratorios?
Carissimi