History Of Western Music: Renaissance, Franco-flemish And Burgundian Composers

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Music History Quizzes & Trivia

Corresponds with A History of Western Music, chapters 7-9. Franco-Flemish and Burgundian composers in the 15th-16th centuries.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    International style of music developed due to composers in northern Europe working (most prominently) in _________________.
    • A. 

      Italy

    • B. 

      America

    • C. 

      Germany

    • D. 

      Greece

    • E. 

      Egypt

  • 2. 
    New rules for counterpoint during the Renaissance controlled what?
    • A. 

      Melodies

    • B. 

      Elisions

    • C. 

      Cadences

    • D. 

      Dissonance

    • E. 

      Styles

  • 3. 
    What is humanism?
  • 4. 
    Ottaviono Petrucci published the first collection of polyphonic music printed entirely from movable type in 1501.  What was it called?
    • A. 

      Le institutioni harmoniche

    • B. 

      Le institutioni contrapuncti

    • C. 

      The Old Hall Manuscript

    • D. 

      Musica enchiriadis

    • E. 

      Harmonice musices odhecaton A

  • 5. 
    In the 15th century, composers came from northern Europe-- Cambrai, Bruges, Antwerp, and Paris.  In the 16th century, which two cities became the most prominent musical centers?
    • A. 

      Venice and Florence

    • B. 

      Rome and Venice

    • C. 

      Hapsburg and Rome

    • D. 

      Ferrara and Venice

    • E. 

      Milan and Florence

  • 6. 
    The Medici Family was from __________________________.
  • 7. 
    The Sforza family was from ____________________.
  • 8. 
    The Este family was from _________________________
  • 9. 
    Heinrich Glarean wrote what book and what topic?
    • A. 

      Liber de arte contrapuncti; modal system

    • B. 

      Liber de arte contrapuncti; refining Tinctoris' rules

    • C. 

      Dodecachordon; modal system

    • D. 

      Liber de arte contrapuncti; dissonance

    • E. 

      Dodechachordon; rules for dissonance

  • 10. 
    Johannes Tinctoris wrote what book about what?
    • A. 

      Liber de arte contrapuncti; dissonance

    • B. 

      Le institutioni harmoniche; dissonance

    • C. 

      Dodechachordon; modal system

    • D. 

      Le instituitioni harmoniche; modal system

    • E. 

      Liber de arte contrapuncti; modal system

  • 11. 
    Who wrote Le institutioni harmoniche, and what was it about?
  • 12. 
    During the Renaissance, how many voices were standard?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      1

    • E. 

      4

  • 13. 
    What is imitative counterpoint?
  • 14. 
    What is homophony?