In the Catholic Mass, the parts that change according to the day belong to the _____.Select one:a. Ordinaryb. Massc. Properd. Office proper
The Catholic Church’s effort during the early sixteenth century to recapture the loyalty of its followers through a return to true Christian piety is known as the _____.Select one:a. Reformation b. Counter-Reformationc. Magna Cartad. 80 Years’ War Reformation
Which part of the Mass Ordinary is not in Latin?Select one:a. Kyrie b. Gloriac. Credod. Sanctus Kyrie
Which was a recommendation of the Council of Trent regarding music for the church?Select one:a. Use more instruments in the Mass.b. Make the words more understandable. c. Add secular elements to the music for the Mass. Make the words more understandable.
During the Renaissance, the Mass was recited and sung in the vernacular (the language of the people).Select one:TrueFalse false
The Gloria from Palestrina’s Pope Marcellus Mass belongs to the Proper, the variable part of the Mass celebration.Select one:TrueFalse false
The harmony of the Gloria from Palestrina’s Pope Marcellus Mass is best described as full and consonant.Select one:TrueFalse true
The Pope Marcellus Mass was written for six voice parts.Select one:TrueFalse true
The text of the Gloria in Palestrina’s Pope Marcellus Mass is easily understood, due largely to its syllabic nature and Palestrina’s frequent use of homorhythm.Select one:TrueFalse true
During the Renaissance, aesthetics changed with regard to consonances and dissonances, with which intervals being preferred?Select one:a. Octavesb. Open fourthsc. Open fifthsd. Thirds and sixths Thirds and sixths
How does Josquin provide contrast in the final two lines of the text, “O Mater Dei, memento mei”?Select one:a. With homorhythmic texture b. With dense, active counterpointc. With extreme dissonance With homorhythmic texture
In which language is Josquin’s motet text written?Select one:a. Italianb. Frenchc. Latin latin
The predominant texture in Josquin’s motet Ave Maria . . . virgo serena is _____.Select one:a. homophonyb. imitative polyphony c. monophony imitative polyphony
Religious belief remained at the core of Renaissance identity.Select one:TrueFalse true
Renaissance music generally featured consonant harmonies.Select one:TrueFalse true
Renaissance painters continued to rely on medieval norms in their preference for symbolism in painting.Select one:TrueFalse false
Renaissance sacred music was generally performed with instruments.Select one:TrueFalse false
There was a shift towards a more secular society during the European Renaissance.Select one:TrueFalse true
At which point in the text of Fair Phyllis does the work change to an imitative texture?Select one:a. “O then they fell a-kissing”b. “Fair Phyllis I saw sitting all alone”c. “Up and down he wandered” “Up and down he wandered”
Farmer “paints” the first line of the text, “Fair Phyllis I saw sitting all alone,” through the musical use of _____.Select one:a. homorhythmb. monophony c. imitation monophony
Farmer’s Fair Phyllis is written for _____ voices.Select one:a. threeb. fourc. five four
In which of the following countries did Arcadelt live and work?Select one:a. Franceb. Englandc. Ireland france
The mood of Farmer’s madrigal Fair Phyllis can best be described as _____.Select one:a. light and pastoral b. serious and courtlyc. sad and melancholy light and pastoral
Arcadelt emphasizes the last line of the poem in the madrigal by not repeating it.Select one:TrueFalse false
Arcadelt uses word painting to portray the images in the poetry of his madrigal Il bianco e dolce cigno.Select one:TrueFalse true
In Arcadelt’s madrigal Il bianco e dolce cigno, the melody is mostly in the high voice.Select one:TrueFalse true
The English madrigal preceded the development of the Italian madrigal by some twenty years.Select one:TrueFalse false
The performing forces for Farmer’s madrigal consist of a four-voice SATB ensemble.Select one:TrueFalse true
During the Middle Ages which Arab import allowed for pattern-related disciplines to flourish in the West?Select one:a. Silk cultureb. Numerals c. Pasta makingd. Literature numerals
What was the period that immediately preceded the Ars nova called?Select one:a. Ars antiqua b. Renaissancec. Baroqued. Classical Ars antiqua
Which Arab instrument was the forerunner of the modern violin?Select one:a. Zitherb. Tablac. Sitard. Rebab rebab
Which secular medieval musicians entertained audiences at the higher social levels?Select one:a. Monksb. Jugglersc. Troubadours d. Soldiers Troubadours
Composers in the Ars nova style wrote both sacred and secular songs.Select one:TrueFalse true
In the Western tradition, music historically has not been linked to mathematics and geometry.Select one:TrueFalse false
Musical ideas from Middle Eastern cultures were not a part of medieval cultural exchange.Select one:TrueFalse false
Religious wars and medieval explorations enhanced cultural exchange.Select one:TrueFalse true
The last part of the Middle Ages is referred to as the Ars nova.Select one:TrueFalse true
In order to properly transmit the new polyphony, which other aspect of music became more sophisticated in the Middle Ages?Select one:a. Woodwind instrumentsb. Binary formc. Music notation Music notation
The earliest polyphonic music is called _____.Select one:a. Romanesqueb. organum c. Notre Dame School organum
The organum Gaude Maria virgo is written in the style of which composer?Select one:a. Léoninb. Pérotin c. Hildegard Pérotin
The rhythmic pattern of long-short repeated throughout the piece defines the _____.Select one:a. rhythmic mode b. cantus firmusc. melodic scale rhythmic mode
Polyphony was universally accepted in medieval religious communities.Select one:TrueFalse false
Polyphony was utilized to enhance worship on the most significant feast days in the church year.Select one:TrueFalse true
The first type of polyphony was Gregorian chant.Select one:TrueFalse false
The lower voice in organum carries the melody in sustained notes.Select one:TrueFalse true