MUS105_Quizzes - MUS 105 (Sec. 1624) (bg_mus105_WINTER)...

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MUS 105 (Sec. 1624) (bg_mus105_WINTER) Instructor: Brian Gould QUIZ 2 Question 1 (2 points) The primary goal of the Florentine Camerata was:
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Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. reestablis hing Florence as the primary center for Italian opera. b. creating a movemen t for the prima prattica style of music. c. building the first public opera house before Venice and Naples did. d. rediscove
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Question 2 (2 points) The prevailing musical style in the time of the Camerata (late sixteenth century) was known as:
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Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. the Greco- Roman style. b. the Neapolitan style. c. the Franco- Flemish style. d. the neo- Baroque style. e. None of these.
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Question 3 (2 points) During the 16th century, madrigal poetry served as a vehicle for musical innovation and experimentation because madrigals:
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Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. were written for the express purpose of being set to music. b. utilized iambic pentamet er in a style similar to Shakespe arean sonnets. c. were set to music which attempted to fully reflect the emotional content of the text.
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Question 4 (2 points) A compositional technique favored by madrigal composers in which the composer attempted to precisely mirror the meaning and emotional content of a textual passage came to be known as:
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Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. text imitation. b. musical mimicry. c. the prima practica . d. All of the above. e. None of the above. General feedback: This technique came to be known as "word-painting".
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Question 5 (2 points) The new style of writing music for madrigals--which featured the solo singer rather than a choir singing multiple parts--became known as: Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. opera. b. monody. c. the new madrigal style. d. recitative. e. None of these.
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Question 6 (2 points) The role of the harpsichord in the new style - filling in the harmonic "gaps" beneath the solo singer - became known as:
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Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. oratorio. b. secunda practica . c. aria accompaniat o. d. continuo. e. None of these. Question 7 (2 points)
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The new music dramas which employed monody came to be called: Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. opera b. oratorio c. cantata d. sonata e. concerto grosso Question 8 (2 points) In the year 1600, the birth of the Baroque Period in music, two composers - Caccini and Peri - composed the first new music dramas. Their dramatic plots were based on the
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legend of: Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Zeus.
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