Module 2 And 3

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Church officials expected monks to sing with
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With proper pronunciation and tone quality
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The Renaissance in music occurred between
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1450-1600
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Which of the following is not a part of the Renaissance mass?
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Alleluia
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Renaissance music sounds fuller than medieval music because - All answers are correct. - the bass register is used for the first time. - composers considered the harmonic effect of chords rather than superimposing one melody above another. - the typical choral piece has four, five, or six voice parts of nearly equal melodic interest.
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The wandering minstrels, or jongleurs, of the Middle Ages - performed music and acrobatics in castles, taverns, and town squares. - All answers are correct. - lived on the lowest level of society. - played instrumental dances on harps, fiddles, and lutes
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All answers are correct
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Much of the instrumental music composed during the Renaissance was intended for
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dancing
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The word Alleluia - is a Latinized form of the Hebrew word hallelujah. - is often used in Gregorian chants. - All answers are correct. - may be translated as "praise ye the Lord."
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All answers are correct
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The Renaissance motet is a
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Polyphonic choral work set to a sacred Latin text other than the ordinary of the mass
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______________ is a term applied to medieval music that consists of Gregorian chant and one or more additional melodic lines.
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Organum
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The Council of Trent attacked the church music of the Renaissance because it - used secular tunes, noisy instruments, and theatrical singing. - All answers are correct. - was tiresomely monophonic. - was based on Gregorian chant.
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A virtual monopoly on learning during the Middle Ages was held by
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monks in monasteries
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The Renaissance madrigal is a
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piece for several solo voices set to a short poem, usually about love.
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In the Middle Ages, most important musicians were
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priests
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Palestrina's career centered in
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Rome
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Which of the following statements regarding the Renaissance is not true? - A wealth of dance music published during the sixteenth century has survived. - Secular vocal music was written for groups of solo voices and for solo voice with instrumental accompaniment. - Much of the instrumental music composed during the Renaissance was intended for church use. - Secular music contained more rapid changes of mood than sacred music.
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Much of the instrumental music composed during the Renaissance was intended for church use.
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Secular music in the fourteenth century - included drinking songs and pieces in which bird calls, dog barks, and hunting shouts were imitated. - became more important than sacred music. - All answers are correct. - was not based on Gregorian chant
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We know from paintings and literary descriptions of the Middle Ages that
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instruments were used.
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The _________ was the most popular instrument in the Renaissance home.
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lute
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The center of polyphonic music in Europe after 1150 was
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Paris
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Thomas Weelkes's As Vesta Was Descending is notable for its
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word painting.
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The earliest known composers to write music with measured rhythm were
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Leonin and Perotin.
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Hildegard of Bingen was - a visionary and mystic active in religious and diplomatic affairs. - abbess of the convent at Rupertsberg. - All answers are correct. - the first woman composer to leave a large number of works that have survived.
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Josquin Desprez was a contemporary of
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Christopher Columbus
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The two main forms of sacred Renaissance music are the mass and the
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motet.
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Lute songs are mostly __________ in texture.
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Homophonic
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Most medieval music was
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vocal
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The earliest surviving chant manuscripts date from about the _______ century.
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ninth
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Which of the following is not a part of the mass ordinary? - Credo - Kyrie - Ave Maria - Gloria
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Ave Maria
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The first steps toward the development of polyphony were taken sometime between 700 and 900, when
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monks in monastery choirs began to add a second melodic line to Gregorian chant.
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The first steps in a revolution that eventually transformed western music began sometime between 700 and 900 with the
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addition of a second melodic line to Gregorian chant.