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Medieval Practice Test (600-1450)

31 Questions  I  By DebraFerdinand
Medieval Practice Test (600-1450)
A review of Medieval music 600-1450.

  
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1.  1. The medieval era falls into which period time in the following?
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2.  2. Which of the following composers valued music as educating and promoting virtue (goodness or moral excellence)?
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3.  3. Which group had the most influence on music theory development from its inception?
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4.  4. The greater perfect system developed by the Greeks is represented by which of the following:
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5.  5. Aristotle defined music as consistng of which of the following?
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6.  7. Which of the following represent the Antiphony of the medieval era?
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7.  6. The style of the medieval chant (rhythmic speaking or singing of words) can be characterized by which of the following?
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8.  7. Which of the following is included in the very early development of a system of notation in the medieval era?
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9.  8. In secular music, dance songs belonged to which of the following types?
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10.  9. Renegade cleric drop outs who wrote and preserve some secular music can be identified as which of the following?
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11.  10. Which of the following represent a very important contribution of the trouveres in experimenting with musical form?
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12.  11. The most important type of dance music of the medieval era was called which of the following?
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13.  12. Which of the following represent what early polyphonic music was called?
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14.  13. What is the name of the composer who expanded early polyphony to organum triplum and quadruplum?
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15.  14. Composing 23 motets all in three-part voices is associated with whom in the following list?
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16.  15. Which of the following techniques brought about elaboration of the liturgy comprising of music, text, and drama?
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17.  16. The ealiest surviving setting of a complete polyphonic mass ordinary by the single composer, Guillaume de Machaut is called which of the following?
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18.  17.Which of the following represent the new direction of music in medieval polyphony?
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19.  18. Which of the following recorded a new appraoch to notating complex rhythms?
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20.  19. Medieval polyphony resulted in which of the following?
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21.  20. Primarily giving parity to duple and triple groupings and divisions of all duration signs in music is called which of the following?
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22.  21. The underlying belief that music can powerfully influence human character and behavior is found in the ________________.
23.  22. Music distracting worshipers and its ability to motivate was a key concern of _________ in the medieval era.
24.  23. Biblical evidence of music in worship is part of the __________________.
25.  24. The Kanon with its nine canticles each having an ode (lyrical poem expressing great exaltation) of several stanzas is part of the ________________ on medieval music.
26.  25. _______________ developed the use of syllables to describe 6 notes - ut, re, me, fa, so, la. "Ut" was replaced by "do."
27.  26. In dance music, the Estampie consisted of a series of paired parallel phrases called __________.
28.  27. A further feature of the rhythmic modal system of Notre Dame polyphony was the creation of phrases separated by rests called  ___________
29.  28. _______________ led to the establishment of the institution of the univesity around 1150.
30.  29. The polytextual medieval motet with its two - or three-part voices presented the challenge of ___________________.
31.  30. Perotin and other 13th Century composers often used possessed _____________ (note against note).
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