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The Middle Ages spans a time period nearly______ years of European History.



The official music of the Catholic Church in the Middle ages is called_______?

Because plainchant lacks a distinctive beat, it is referred to as ________?


Reciting Tone

In Gregorian recitation, the pitch on which the text is sung.

Which statement is false about plainchant?

Plainchant is based on the major/minor system.

The plainchant "In paradisum" is meant to be sung_____?

While processing to the graveyard.

Abbess Hildegard Bingen, famous for her book of mystical visions, was also _____?

A poet and a Composer.


The medieval Poet-musicians of Germany.

Troubadour songs, like hymns and most folk songs, set all stanzas of the poem to the same melody, resulting in a form known as______?


The first step in the development of organum was ______?

Adding a second melody that moved parallel to the original chant, note by note.

Master Leonin and his follower Perotin are known as part of the _____of organum.

Notre Dame School.

"Summer is Icumen In" is an example of a _____?



The structural technique of repeating long rhythmic patterns over and over at different pitch levels each time.

"Dame, de qui toute ma joie vient" is an example of _____?


The technique that Machuat is known for in his chansons is_____?

Non-Imitative Polyphony.

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