Hum112 week 1 quiz

HUM112 Week 1 Quiz
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Unformatted text preview: Question 1 2 out of 2 points Why did Gabrieli organize his compositions around a single note-the tonic note? Answer Selected Answer: To heighten the sense of harmonic drama Correct Answer: To heighten the sense of harmonic drama Question 2 2 out of 2 points Why was the division between the Council of Trent-rejected secular music and religious compositions less pronounced in Venice? Answer Selected Answer: It traditionally had ignored papal authority Correct Answer: It traditionally had ignored papal authority Question 3 0 out of 2 points What is the meaning of the Portuguese term barroco, from which "Baroque" likely derived? Answer Selected Answer: Ecstasy Correct Answer: Misshapen pearl Question 4 0 out of 2 points As reported in the chapter's "Continuity and Change" section, why did Louis XIV reject Bernini's design for a new façade for the Louvre? Answer Selected Answer: It would be too expensive to build Correct Answer: It was too elaborate and ornate Question 5 2 out of 2 points Why is Vivaldi's The Four Seasons known as program music? Answer Selected Answer: Its purely instrumental music is connected to a story or idea Correct Answer: Its purely instrumental music is connected to a story or idea Question 6 2 out of 2 points Why did Pope Urban VIII commission a baldachino (canopy) for Saint Peter's interior? Answer Selected Answer: To define the altar space Correct Answer: To define the altar space Question 7 2 out of 2 points Why did Bernini decorate the baldachino's grooved columns with bronze vines? Answer Selected Answer: To symbolize the union of the Old and New Testaments Correct Answer: To symbolize the union of the Old and New Testaments Question 8 2 out of 2 points Why did Bernini include theater boxes on each side his Cornaro Chapel sculptural program? Answer Selected Answer: To emphasize his design's high drama Correct Answer: To emphasize his design's high drama Question 9 2 out of 2 points What effect does Caravaggio achieve with light in The Calling of Saint Matthew?...
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