Intro To Music Final

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Intro To Music Final

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This musical form is described ABA:
    • A. 

      Rondo

    • B. 

      Ternary

    • C. 

      Binary

    • D. 

      Modified Strophic

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is in modified strophic form?
    • A. 

      Mozart: Gran Partita, 6th movement

    • B. 

      Schubert: Der Lindenbaum

    • C. 

      Schubert: Die post

    • D. 

      Crumb: black Angels, 1st movement

  • 3. 
    Which is the correct ordering of symphonic form:
    • A. 

      Exposition-Development-Coda-Recapitulation

    • B. 

      Exposition-Coda-Development-Recapitulation

    • C. 

      Exposition-Recapitulation-Development-Coda

    • D. 

      Exposition-Development-Recapitulation-Coda

  • 4. 
    Which is not a symbolic device used in Josquin: Missa L’homme armé super voces musicales
    • A. 

      The melody is written in retrograde representing the Incarnation or the Harrowing of Hell

    • B. 

      Each successive movement is in a higher key representing the ascending Christ

    • C. 

      The music is undulating representing the flood during the age of Noah

    • D. 

      Each movement is based on the same melody

  • 5. 
    This composer, of Polish descent, exemplifies the Romantic ideal of nationalism
    • A. 

      Haydn

    • B. 

      Bach

    • C. 

      Mozart

    • D. 

      Chopin

  • 6. 
    Poetry is a natural partner for music because:
    • A. 

      It is crafted with phrases

    • B. 

      Regular stressed and unstressed syllables are easily related to musical rhythm

    • C. 

      Some poetic phrases are stronger than others

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Which relationship focuses on how music relates to the sounds of words
    • A. 

      Semantic

    • B. 

      Syntactic

    • C. 

      Phonetic

  • 8. 
    Which composer’s “From a New World” starts with a theme later borrowed for the movie Jaws?
    • A. 

      Bach

    • B. 

      Dvorák

    • C. 

      Mozart

    • D. 

      Crumb

    • E. 

      Palestrina

  • 9. 
    Which relationship focuses on how music relates to the meaning or sense of a text
    • A. 

      Phonetic

    • B. 

      Semantic

    • C. 

      Syntactic

  • 10. 
    Mariah Carey uses all registers of her voice: chest, middle, head, and ___________
    • A. 

      Whistle

    • B. 

      Piccolo

    • C. 

      Upper

    • D. 

      Embouchure

  • 11. 
    Someone who is aware of everything going on in music is an______.
    • A. 

      Movement

    • B. 

      Orchestra

    • C. 

      Emotional listener

    • D. 

      Attentive listener

    • E. 

      A Cappella

  • 12. 
    Which dramatic art from is like an opera, but performed without staging (e.g. Handel's Messiah):
    • A. 

      Broadway Musical

    • B. 

      Oratorio

    • C. 

      Opera Seria

    • D. 

      Singspeil

  • 13. 
    ____________ is instrumental music that tells a story specified by the composer: Smetana’s Šárka is an example.
    • A. 

      Oratorio

    • B. 

      Chamber music

    • C. 

      Program music

    • D. 

      Basso continuo

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is not composed using musical motives
    • A. 

      Mozart – Gran Partita, 1st mvt

    • B. 

      Dvorak – Slavonic Dances

    • C. 

      Beethoven – Symphony No. 5, 1st mvt

  • 15. 
    A self contained section of a longer piece is called a________.
    • A. 

      Orchestra

    • B. 

      Chord

    • C. 

      A cappella

    • D. 

      Movement

    • E. 

      Chorus

  • 16. 
    Which dramatic art form uses continuous music instead of dividing songs and dialogue
    • A. 

      Numbers Opera

    • B. 

      Music Drama

    • C. 

      Oratorio

  • 17. 
    Which group of orchestral instruments accompanies the harpsichord in this passage from Bach’s Concerto in D minor?
    • A. 

      Percussion

    • B. 

      Strings

    • C. 

      Brass

    • D. 

      Winds

  • 18. 
    _________lived for several years in New York, where he taught American composers to write music in a distinctly American style
    • A. 

      Dvorák

    • B. 

      Mozart

    • C. 

      Palestrina

    • D. 

      Bach

    • E. 

      Crumb

  • 19. 
    Which composer was a contemporary with Schubert?
    • A. 

      Schumann

    • B. 

      Stravinsky

    • C. 

      Machaut

    • D. 

      Hydn

  • 20. 
    In Schubert’s Der Lindenbaum, the piano symbolizes which of the following:
    • A. 

      A tree

    • B. 

      A flower

    • C. 

      A rock

    • D. 

      A lake

  • 21. 
    The artist in Berlioz's Symphony Fantastique tries to:
    • A. 

      Paint a portrait

    • B. 

      Overdose on opium

    • C. 

      Cast his beloved’s likeness in bronze

    • D. 

      Join a band of gypsies

  • 22. 
    This composer, who helped reinvent musical language, is considered an Impressionist:
    • A. 

      Debussy

    • B. 

      Schubert

    • C. 

      Crumb

    • D. 

      Machaut

  • 23. 
    When a composer creates music that mirrors the text in an almost pictorial way, this technique is used:
    • A. 

      Text Rendering

    • B. 

      Text Mirroring

    • C. 

      Text Illuminating

    • D. 

      Text painting

  • 24. 
    The composer who wrote over 600 art songs, or Lieder, during his 31 years was_____
    • A. 

      Machaut

    • B. 

      Schubert

    • C. 

      Crumb

    • D. 

      Debussy

  • 25. 
    Schubert wrote his own poetry for his song cycle Der Winterreise.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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