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Music introduction 100F quiz 2

The phrase Middle Ages refers to the period of European history spanning 450-1450
The Renaissance may be described as an age of all answers correct
The intellectual movement called humanism focused on human life and its accomplisments
The dominant intellectual movement of the Renaissance was called humanism
In the Middle Ages, most important musicians were priest
A virtual monopoly on learning during the Middle Ages was held by monks in monasteries
During the Middle Ages, what institution was the center of musical life? the church
The church frowned on instruments because of their earlier roles in pagan rights
The use of organs in church bothered the clergy because they distracted the listeners from worship.
Most medieval music was vocal
We know from paintings and literary descriptions of the Middle Ages that instruments were used
During the late Middle Ages, the church believed that music during religious services should be used only as a discreet accompaniment.
Church authorities in the Middle Ages ____________________ their religious services. wanted music only as a discreet accompaniment to
The music the Medieval monks sang was called gregorian chant
gregorian chant all answers right
gregorian chant consist of melody sung without accompaniment.
Which of the following is not true of Gregorian chant? It is usually polyphonic in texture.
Gregorian chant melodies tend to move Stepwise within a narrow range of pitches
Gregorian chant is named after Pope Gregory I, who Was credited by medieval legend with having created it
Pope Gregory the Great Reorganized the Catholic church liturgy during his reign from 590 to 604
the church modes are Like the major and minor scales in that they consist of seven tones
Hildegard of Bingen was all answers are correct
The first large body of secular songs that survives in decipherable notation was composed During the twelfth and thirteenth centuries
The French secular songs of the Middle Ages were often concerned with all answer correct
A famous French woman troubadour was Beatriz de Dia
The notation of troubadour and trouvère melodies does not indicate rhythm
The medieval jongleurs, important sources of information in a time when there were no newspapers, were on the lowest social level
The wandering minstrels, or jongleurs, of the Middle Ages all answers are correct
As a young student in Paris, Henri de Malines sang monophonic songs in various languages
In the recording of the medieval estampie, the melody is played on a rebec, a bowed string instrument
Medieval music that consists of Gregorian chant and one or more additional melodic lines is called Organum
Which of the following statements is not true? Medieval music theorists favored the use of triads, the basic consonant chords of music
The Renaissance in music occurred between 1450-1600
Many prominent Renaissance composers, who held important posts all over Europe, came from what was then flanders
The texture of Renaissance music is chiefly polyphonic
Renaissance music sounds fuller than medieval music because all answer above
Renaissance melodies are usually easy to sing because The melody often moves along a scale with few large leaps
Which of the following statements is not true of humanism The humanists were basically atheistic in their beliefs.
Palestrina’s career centered in rome
The Renaissance madrigal began around 1520 in Italy
The Renaissance madrigal is a piece for several solo voices set to a short poem, usually about love
The development of the English madrigal can be traced to 1588 and considered a result of The publication in London of a volume of translated Italian madrigals
Which of the following describes a difference between English and Italian madrigals? A lighter and more humorous tone
Besides the madrigal, the ________ was another type of secular music that enjoyed popularity during the Renaissance lute song
John Dowland’s Flow My Tears consists of _______ musical sections that are each immediately repeated. three
In most lute songs, the lute accompaniment in subordinate to the voice
Which of the following statements regarding the Renaissance is not true? much of the instrumental music composed during the Renaissance was intended for church use.
Much of the instrumental music composed during the Renaissance was intended for dancing
The passamezzo is a stately dance in duple meter similar to the pavane
A versatile plucked string instrument with a body shaped like half a pear, popular during the Renaissance, was the lute
A virtual monopoly on learning during the Middle Ages was held by monks in monister
A virtual monopoly on learning during the Middle Ages was held by

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