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Ch8-12 quizzes - Ch. 8: Prelude - The Late Baroque Period 1...

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Ch. 8: Prelude - The Late Baroque Period 1 of 15 All of the following terms apply to the time period that extends from 1600 to 1750 except Baroque period. Age of Absolutism. Rococo. Age of Science. 2 of 15 The monarch of France (1638-1715) known as the Sun King was Louis XIV. Elizabeth I. Descartes III. Rameau II. 3 of 15 Because of its story, music, and elaborate stage spectacle, the genre that best served Baroque absolutism was trio sonatas. opera. concerto. Mass. 4 of 15 During the Baroque period, all possible keys were available to composers because _____ were tuned (tempered) more precisely. harmonies rhythms voices scales 5 of 15 During the Baroque period, the ideal of rhythm was expressivity. vague purposefulness. regularity.
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irregularity. 6 of 15 The newest institution where a Baroque composer could make a living was the court. concert hall. opera house. university. 7 of 15 Compared to church musicians, _____ kept in better touch with musical developments because of their travels. court musicians organists opera musicians choirmasters 8 of 15 Baroque rhythmic energy can be characterized as being highly regular and determined. A common feature that emphasizes the beat in Baroque music is the use of a ground bass. syncopated tympani. walking bass. polyrhythmic pattern. 9 of 15 Distinctive sound characteristics of the Baroque period include the organ and flute. harpsichord and virtuoso recorder. soprano and tenor. harpsichord and tenor. 10 of 15 One of the most effective devices for forward motion in Baroque music was the frequent use of motives. the continuo. ostinatos. sequence.
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11 of 15 While other textures can be found in Baroque music, the predominant texture of Baroque music is homophonic. contrapuntal. monophonic. continuous heterophony. 12 of 15 The presence of the _____ in Baroque music is practically a universal feature. continuo chant motive ground bass 13 of 15 What provides the basic harmonic framework for polyphonic music of the Baroque period? part singing ritornellos continuo chords repeated chords 14 of 15 Working busily, Baroque composers would rely on _____ that could be used quickly to satisfy the needs of the court or church. sonatas ritornellos standard forms concertos 15 of 15 It was believed in the Baroque period that music should mirror a wide variety of emotions, or thoughts. effects. practices. affects. Ch. 9: Baroque Instrumental Music
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1 of 11 What is the basic idea underlying the concerto and concerto grosso? a complementary blending of performing forces the contrasting of a large group (orchestra) with a small group (soloist) a composition in which soloists are the dominant feature a short, concise, polyphonic composition 2 of 11 In a multi-movement work from the Baroque period, there will always be _____ in tempo, mood, key, meter, and form from movement to movement. conformity
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