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| SerfreviewExam0.112932.1017777.7374 Help Logout HOME MY COURSEWORK TAKE NOTES LISTENING GUIDES COMMUNITY SETTINGS DOWNLOAD Review the Items Asked On the Exam Renaissance Period Assessment Printed below are the questions that were asked on this exam, along with any answers you gave and any feedback you received. You may return to the syllabus at any time. Section 1, Question 1 True/false Question OMA V2 Renaissance Period Assessment q02 Renaissance artists didn't really care very much if their works appealed to the public at large. True False Answer Answer False Feedback Correct. That was a false statement. Renaissance artists cared very much if their works appealed to the public at large. If you would like to make a comment regarding this item, type your comment into this box: Click the Comment button to record this comment. Comment Section 1, Question 2 Multiple Choice Question OMA V2 Renaissance Period Assessment q24 Two important composers from the Renaissance period were: Desprez and Palestrina von Bingen and de Machaut Copernicus and Michelangelo Gutenberg and Byrd Answer Answer Choice number 1: Desprez and Palestrina Feedback Correct! Two important composers from the Renaissance period were Desprez and Palestrina. If you would like to make a comment regarding this item, type your comment into this box: Click the Comment button to record this comment. Comment Section 1, Question 3 Multiple Choice Question OMA V2 Renaissance Period Assessment q01 The Renaissance may be described as an age in which: The influence of the Catholic Church went unchallenged by other ideas. Man was seen as just a small cog in the divine plan. The balance of society shifted, and the Church became, once again, the center of attention. Individualism, humanism, and secular values started to flourish once again. Answer 1 of 8 12/9/10 3:39 PM SerfreviewExam0.112932.1017777.7374 Answer Choice number 4: Individualism, humanism, and secular values started to flourish once again. Correct! Rather than the emphasis on the spirit and the Kingdom of Feedback God that had dominated previous centuries, the renaissance stressed individualism, humanism, and secular values. If you would like to make a comment regarding this item, type your comment into this box: Click the Comment button to record this comment. Comment Section 1, Question 4 Multiple Choice Question OMA V2 Renaissance Period Assessment q03 The Renaissance period saw inventions and developments that: Were somewhat important, but nothing to really write home about. Literally changed the physical and intellectual landscape of Europe. Were very important, but not enough to have a major repercussion in later historical periods. Were very important in their day, but only for the Catholic Church. Answer Choice number 2: Literally changed the physical and intellectual Answer landscape of Europe. Correct! Major inventions such as movable type, the compass, and Feedback gunpowder literally changed the physical and intellectual landscape of Europe. If you would like to make a comment regarding this item, type your comment into this box: Click the Comment button to record this comment. Comment Section 1, Question 5 Multiple Choice Question OMA V2 Renaissance Period Assessment q18 The following example is played on a very popular during the Renaissance. That instrument is the: Guitar Lute Harp Zither Answer Answer Choice number 2: Lute Feedback Correct! That example was played on a lute, arguably the most popular during the Renaissance. If you would like to make a comment regarding this item, type your comment into this box: Click the Comment button to record this comment. Comment Section 1, Question 6 Multiple Choice Question The Renaissance period was known as: The Age of Sacred Music The Age of Instrumental Music OMA V2 Renaissance Period Assessment q23 2 of 8 12/9/10 3:39 PM SerfreviewExam0.112932.1017777.7374 The Age of Homophonic Music The Golden Age of Choral Music Answer Answer Choice number 4: The Golden Age of Choral Music Feedback Correct! The Renaissance period was known as The Golden Age of Choral Music. If you would like to make a comment regarding this item, type your comment into this box: Click the Comment button to record this comment. Comment Section 1, Question 7 Multiple Choice Question The Renaissance was the Golden Age of: OMA V2 Renaissance Period Assessment q05 Compositions for large choral ensembles Vocal music accompanied by large instrumental ensembles Choral composition for small ensembles Compositions for solo voice and instrumental ensemble Answer Answer Choice number 3: Choral composition for small ensembles Feedback Correct! Most choral compositions were written for small ensembles without instrumental accompaniment If you would like to make a comment regarding this item, type your comment into this box: Click the Comment button to record this comment. Comment Section 1, Question 8 Fill-in Question OMA V2 Renaissance Period Assessment q09 This instrument, which was very popular during the Renaissance, is called a Answer . Answer lute Feedback Correct, that's a lute! If you would like to make a comment regarding this item, type your comment into this box: Click the Comment button to record this comment. Comment Section 1, Question 9 Multiple Choice Question OMA V2 Renaissance Period Assessment q22 Which of the following events occurred in America during the time period known as the Renaissance? 3 of 8 12/9/10 3:39 PM SerfreviewExam0.112932.1017777.7374 Columbus discovered The New World. American Revolution Westward Expansion and building of railroads Civil War Answer Answer Choice number 1: Columbus discovered The New World. Feedback Correct. Columbus discovered The New World during the time period known as the Renaissance. If you would like to make a comment regarding this item, type your comment into this box: Click the Comment button to record this comment. Comment Section 1, Question 10 Multiple Choice Question OMA V2 Renaissance Period Assessment q13 What change in style that occurred during the Renaissance is illustrated in this example? From a cappella to accompanied singing From smooth step-wise melodies to jagged melodies with larger intervals From exclusive use of polyphonic texture to use of combined polyphonic and homophonic texture From even rhythms to syncopated rhythms Answer Answer Choice number 1: From a cappella to accompanied singing Sorry. There is no accompaniment in this excerpt. The correct choice Feedback is, "from exclusive use of polyphonic texture to use of combined polyphonic and homophonic texture." If you would like to make a comment regarding this item, type your comment into this box: Click the Comment button to record this comment. Comment Section 1, Question 11 Multiple Choice Question OMA V2 Renaissance Period Assessment q19 The most likely composer of this excerpt would be: Hildegard Bingen von Johann Gutenberg Pope Gregory The Great Josquin Desprez Answer Answer Choice number 4: Josquin Desprez Feedback Correct! The most likely composer of this excerpt would be Josquin Desprez, a very important composer in the Renaissance period. If you would like to make a comment regarding this item, type your comment into this box: Click the Comment button to record this comment. Comment 4 of 8 12/9/10 3:39 PM SerfreviewExam0.112932.1017777.7374 Section 1, Question 12 Multiple Choice Question OMA V2 Renaissance Period Assessment q14 Listen to this excerpt from a renaissance motet. In what way does it differ from a motet from the Medieval period? This has polyphonic texture. A medieval motet would be monophonic. The voices in this motet imitate one another as they enter and there different melody when a new phrase of text is introduced. Medieval motets would not have the imitation and the melodies might continue over the text phrase. This motet is performed a cappella. Medieval motets would have instrumental accompaniment. This motet has a sacred text. Medieval motets were secular Answer Choice number 2: The voices in this motet imitate one another as they enter and there different melody when a new phrase of text is Answer introduced. Medieval motets would not have the imitation and the melodies might continue over the text phrase. Feedback Correct! You know and recognize important distinctions between medieval and renaissance motets. If you would like to make a comment regarding this item, type your comment into this box: Click the Comment button to record this comment. Comment Section 1, Question 13 Multiple Choice Question This is an excerpt from: OMA V2 Renaissance Period Assessment q15 A Mass A motet Cantus firmus Madrigal Answer Answer Choice number 4: Madrigal Feedback Correct! Madrigals were secular works for a cappella choral ensembles. If you would like to make a comment regarding this item, type your comment into this box: Click the Comment button to record this comment. Comment Section 1, Question 14 Multiple Choice Question OMA V2 Renaissance Period Assessment q21 Which time period is generally considered the Renaissance period? 1000 1200 1150 1450 1450 1600 1600 1750 Answer Answer Choice number 3: 1450 1600 Feedback Correct! The time period generally considered to be the Renaissance is 1450 1600. If you would like to make a comment regarding this item, type your comment into this box: 5 of 8 12/9/10 3:39 PM SerfreviewExam0.112932.1017777.7374 Click the Comment button to record this comment. Comment Section 1, Question 15 Multiple Choice Question OMA V2 Renaissance Period Assessment q16 Disregarding the text, what features of this excerpt suggest it is a madrigal rather than a motet? There is no imitation between voices. Each voice moves freely on its own. This excerpt has more flowing melody and simpler rhythm, giving it a lighter, more free-flowing feel than would be found in a motet. This excerpt combines homophonic and polyphonic texture. A motet would be strictly polyphonic. This excerpt is sung by five voices. Only four voice parts would be found in a motet. Answer Answer Choice number 1: There is no imitation between voices. Each voice moves freely on its own. Feedback Sorry. There is considerable imitation between voices in this excerpt. If you would like to make a comment regarding this item, type your comment into this box: Click the Comment button to record this comment. Comment Section 1, Question 16 Multiple Choice Question This example is most likely... OMA V2 Renaissance Period Assessment q17 Not from the Renaissance because such lively music did not exist in that time period From a renaissance composition having its roots in folk songs From a renaissance madrigal From the opening of renaissance liturgical drama Answer Choice number 2: From a renaissance composition having its roots in Answer folk songs Feedback Correct! This example is most likely from a renaissance composition having its roots in folk songs. If you would like to make a comment regarding this item, type your comment into this box: Click the Comment button to record this comment. Comment Section 1, Question 17 Multiple Choice Question OMA V2 Renaissance Period Assessment q25 One difference between a renaissance Mass and a motet is: A Mass is sacred, a motet is secular A Mass is sung unaccompanied, a motet has instrumental accompaniment A Mass has only step-wise melodies and unmeasured rhythm. Both the melody and rhythm of a motet are more irregular. A Mass is always based on a specific text that is part of the liturgy of a given day. Answer 6 of 8 12/9/10 3:39 PM SerfreviewExam0.112932.1017777.7374 Answer Choice number 1: A Mass is sacred, a motet is secular Sorry. One difference between a renaissance Mass and a motet is that Feedback the motet, while usually sacred, was not always specifically connected to texts from the liturgy of the Mass. If you would like to make a comment regarding this item, type your comment into this box: Click the Comment button to record this comment. Comment Section 1, Question 18 Multiple Choice Question OMA V2 Renaissance Period Assessment q06 During the Renaissance there was an endless flow of: A cappella Masses Motets Madrigals All of the above Answer Answer Choice number 4: All of the above Feedback Correct! There was an endless flow of a cappella Masses, motets, psalms, and madrigals. If you would like to make a comment regarding this item, type your comment into this box: Click the Comment button to record this comment. Comment Section 1, Question 19 True/false Question OMA V2 Renaissance Period Assessment q04 Despite advances in other areas, harmony and polyphony in music remained restricted to the rules that governed most of the Medieval period. True False Answer Answer False Feedback Correct! If you would like to make a comment regarding this item, type your comment into this box: Click the Comment button to record this comment. Comment Section 1, Question 20 True/false Question OMA V2 Renaissance Period Assessment q07 Concentration on vocal music during the Renaissance period meant that instrumental music continued to be used as mere accompaniment for voices. True False Answer Answer False Correct! Instrumental music also came into its own for the first time. Composers became much more aware of the expressive power of instrumental music, as opposed to using instruments as mere accompaniment for voices. Feedback 7 of 8 12/9/10 3:39 PM SerfreviewExam0.112932.1017777.7374 If you would like to make a comment regarding this item, type your comment into this box: Click the Comment button to record this comment. Comment Return to the syllabus OnMusic Copyright 2010 Connect For Education Inc., Reston, Virginia. All rights reserved. Music Glossary courtesy of Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary. 8 of 8 12/9/10 3:39 PM ... View Full Document

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