Music Flashcards

CH 56 music quiz

A blues text typically consists of a _____ stanza whose first two lines are identical. 3 line
Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, and Thelonious Monk were figureheads of what jazz style? bebop
A jazz chorus is single statement of a melodic-harmonic pattern
single statement of a melodic-harmonic pattern He is credited with the invention of scat-singing
Duke Ellington is associated with big-band jazz
Ellington’s first group was called the Washingtonians
In the 1930s and 40s, early jazz gave way to swing, or big-band
Latin American percussion instruments and dance rhythms had an influence on jazz. true
Louis Armstrong is credited with the invention of scat-singing. true
Melodic “pitch bending” is also known as blue notes
_____ is where the fusion of ragtime, blues, and other musics resulted in the development of jazz. new orleans
Eighteenth-century slaves from Africa’s west coast brought the _______ style to America. call-and-response singing
Big-band jazz is a large-ensemble style with sections of brass, reeds, and rhythm instruments.
Which singer is also known as “Lady Day”? billie holiday
the classically trained pianist who served as an arranger and composer for the Ellington band was: billy strayhorn
The music heard in Congo Square was characterized by all of the following EXCEPT piano accompaniment
The text of country or rural blues that arose in the Mississippi Delta after the Civil War voiced the difficulties of everyday lifewas set to a repeating harmonic pattern typically consisted of a three-line stanza
Where did slaves meet in the pre-Civil War era to dance to the accompaniment of drums, gourds, mouth harps, and banjos? Congo Square in New Orleans
Which is NOT generally regarded as a primary antecedent to jazz? parlor songs
Which is NOT true of a typical blues progression? The number of bars in each section varies
Which of the following does NOT apply to Take the A Train? written and performed by Louis Armstrong
Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of the blues? two-note trademark phrase
Which statement is NOT true? Billie Holiday was the first African American to study at The Juilliard School of Music.
____ is a style of performance, particularly on a brass instrument, that displays an unrestrained, raspy quality of tone. “Gutbucket” playing

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