Music Appreciation 100 Review Quiz 2

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Music Appreciation Review Quiz #2


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Johann Sebastian Bach dies during the Baroque period promtly ending this era. What is the date of his passing?
    • A. 

      1750

    • B. 

      1600

    • C. 

      1685

    • D. 

      1756

  • 2. 
    Bach's death was a direct result of the ending of the Baroque period.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    George Frideric Handel was a direct result to the end of the Baroque period.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Handel's birthdate is which of the following?
    • A. 

      1600

    • B. 

      2011

    • C. 

      1756

    • D. 

      1685

  • 5. 
    The Baroque period began in which period of time.
    • A. 

      1600-1675

    • B. 

      1600-1725

    • C. 

      1725-1840

    • D. 

      1600-1750

  • 6. 
    Johann Bach and George Handel were both born during the same year. However they never met eachother.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Bach wrote specifically for which of the following?
    • A. 

      The Catholic Church

    • B. 

      The Roman Church

    • C. 

      Self interest

    • D. 

      It was a hobby

  • 8. 
    During the Baroque period the artistic/asthetic characteristics most commonly sonsidered was: The more complex the better.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    During the Baroque Period which applies regarding the astethics and artistic style.
    • A. 

      Complexity

    • B. 

      Simplicity

    • C. 

      Natural

    • D. 

      All Of The Above

  • 10. 
    George Handel wrote which of the following.
    • A. 

      Librettos

    • B. 

      Cantatas

    • C. 

      Arias

    • D. 

      Opera

  • 11. 
    Origionally it was believed by archeologists that the Greeks sung in their plays. This is where the origions of Opera come from.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The Greeks never sang their plays.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Opera origionates from Roman plays that were sung rather than spoken.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    What is the definition of an Opera?
    • A. 

      A happy dance

    • B. 

      A play recited in sung form

    • C. 

      Collection of works

    • D. 

      A sung play

  • 15. 
    The Opera is comprised of which of the following?
    • A. 

      A collection of plays

    • B. 

      Greek poems

    • C. 

      Collection of works

    • D. 

      Poems from Roman and Greek times

  • 16. 
    Opera is the most popular art form in Western Europe.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Opera is the most popular art form in the World.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Recitative: Defined as the element that moves the story along.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    A recitative is the tenique of declaiming words muscially in a heightened, theatrical manner.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Definition: (Literally to recite on pitch) This moves the story along and is the technique of declaiming words musically in a heightened, theatrical manner.
    • A. 

      Aria

    • B. 

      Recitative

    • C. 

      Castrato

    • D. 

      Basso Continuo

  • 21. 
    This is a song.
    • A. 

      Opera

    • B. 

      Aria

    • C. 

      Recitative

    • D. 

      Castrato

  • 22. 
    Definition: Song Format, A reflection of the recitative. Thew first part is slow, the second part is very fast which is used to show off their voices and to show extream emotion.
    • A. 

      Mezzo Aria

    • B. 

      Aria

    • C. 

      Opera

    • D. 

      Castrato

  • 23. 
    Arias are sung in three forms
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Arias are sung in one form.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Arias are sung in three forms, A is fast, B is slow, and then returns to A.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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