Music Appreciation Ch.3

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Created Sep 18, 2012
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1
What does Baroque mean?
 
Baroque means a particular style in the arts.
2
When did the Baroque style flourish?
 
The Baroque style flourished during the period 1600-1750.
3
Who were the 2 giants of composition?
 
The 2 giants of composition were J.S. Bach and George Frederic Handel.
4
__________ music became as important as __________ music for the first time in the late baroque....
 
Instrumental music became as important as vocal music for the first time...
5
What does a baroque music composition express?
 
A baroque musical composition expresses one basic mood within the same movement.
6
The main keyboard instrument of the baroque is the ____________.
 
The main keyboard instrument of the baroque is the harpsichord.
7
The word "movement" refers to a piece that sounds __________________.
 
The word "movement" refers to a piece that sounds fairly complete and independant but is...
8
Ordinary citizens heard music in _________.
 
Ordinary citizens heard music in church.
9
A ___________ usually has three movements.
 
A concerto grosso usually has three movements.
10
The large group of players in the concerto grosso is known as the _________.
 
The large group of players in the concerto grosso is known as the "tutti."
11
________'s _____________ gives the harpsicord a solo role.
 
J.S. Bach's Concerto No.5 gives the harpsicord a solo role.
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A fugue is a _______________________.
 
A fugue is a polyphonic composition based on one main theme, a cornstone of baroque music....
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The main theme of a fugue is called the ________.
 
The main theme of a fugue is called the subject.
14
A play, set to music, sung to orchestral accompaniment, with scenery, costumes, and action...
 
A play, set to music, sung to orchestral accompaniment, with scenery, costumes, and action...
15
The libretto is ______________.
 
The libretto is the text, or book of a musical dramatic work.
16
An aria is ________________.
 
An aria is a song for solo voices with orchestral accompaniment.
17
A duet is ________________.
 
A duet is a musical number for two solo voices with orchestral accompaniment.
18
The ___________ is the person who beats time, indicates expression, cues the musicians, and...
 
The conductor is the person who beats time, indicates expression, cues the musicians,...
19
The first opera house in Europe to offer entry to anyone with the price of admission opened...
 
The first opera house in Europe to offer entry to anyone with the price of admission opened...
20
The earliest opera that is preserved is __________'s __________.
 
The earliest opera that is preserved is Jacopo Peri's Euridice.
21
__________ received the highest fees, combined the lung power of a man with the range of a...
 
Castrati received the highest fees, combined the lung power of a man with the range...
22
__________ were ornamental tones not printed in the music that the 17th and 18th century performers...
 
Embellishments were ornamental tones not printed in the music that the 17th and...
23
________ and ________, composed by _________, many considered to be the finest opera written...
 
Dido and Aeneas, composed by Henry Purcell, many considered to...
24
A sonata for church is a ___________ and a sonata for a court is called a _______________.
 
A sonata for church is a sonata de chiesa and a sonata for a court is called a...
25
The Lutheran Church service lasted about ______ hours.
 
The Lutheran Church service lasted about 4 hours.
26
A ________ is a hymn tune for congregational use.
 
chorale is a hymn tune for congregational use.
27
An __________ is a large-scale work for chours, vocal soloists, and orchestra, usually set...
 
An oratorio is a large-scale work for chours, vocal soloists, and orchestra, usually...
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The oratorio is different from opera because ____________________.
 
The oratorio is different from opera because it has no acting, scenery, or costumes.
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The first oratorios were based on _________________.
 
The first oratorios were based on stories from the Bible.
30
Oratorios first appeared in _______.
 
Oratorios first appeared in Italy.
31
The _________ by George Friderick Handel is an oratorio.
 
The "Messiah" by George Friderick Handel is an oratorio.
32
_____________ worked at an institution for orphaned and illegitimate girls in ___________....
 
Antonio Vivaldi worked at an institution for orphaned and illegitimate girls in Venice,...
33
Vivaldi wrote about ________ concerti grossi and solo concertos.
 
Vivaldi wrote about 450 concerti grossi and solo concertos.
34
___________ had 20 children and __ went on to become well-known composers.
 
J.S. Bach had 20 children and 4 went on to become well-known composers....
35
_______ was recognized as the most eminent organist of his day.
 
J.S. Bach was recognized as the most eminent organist of his day.
36
Bach created masterpieces in every baroque form except ________.
 
Bach created masterpieces in every baroque form except opera.
37
Bach's musical style was drawn from __________, ____________, and ________________.
 
Bach's musical style was drawn from Italian concertos, French dance pieces, and German church...
38
Handel and Bach were born in _____.
 
Handel and Bach were born in 1685.
39
Handel spent most of his life in __________.
 
Handel spent most of his life in England.
40
Handel was a ________, _________, and ________.
 
Handel was a composer, opera impresario, and an organist.
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The core of Handel's musical output consists of ________ and __________.
 
The core of his musical output consists of Italian operas and English oratorios.
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Handel's oratorios are usually based on the ___________.
 
Handel's oratorios are usually based on the Old Testament.
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The focus of Handel's oratorios is usually the _________.
 
The focus of Handel's oratorios is usually the chorus.


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