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writer for Motown? Holland Dozier Robinson Cooke 2 In his acceptance speech for the presidency, Barack Obama made reference to a song by which artist?...

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Of the following who was not a songwriter for Motown?

Holland

Dozier

Robinson

Cooke

   2

In his acceptance speech for the presidency, Barack Obama made reference to a song by which artist?

 

James Brown

Otis Redding

Sam Cooke

Smokey Robinson

   3

Of the following, who is most associated with funk?

 

Sam Cooke

Otis Redding

James Brown

Ray Charles

   4

Polyrhythmic layering is most associated with:

 

soul

funk

Motown

gospel

   5

The artist most associated with combining gospel and rhythm and blues was:

 

James Brown

Berry Gordy

Ray Charles

Otis Redding

   6

Traditional, rural music of Puerto Rico with guitar, cuatro and percussion is called:

 

Bomba

Merengue

Salsa

Plena

   7

A salsero is:

 

a singer in a salsa band.

a salsa musician

a well regarded salsa band

all of the above

   8

A type of bass line common to a number of genres of Caribbean music is called a:

 

timbale

montuno

Tumbao

Son

   9

A common feature of Latin-Carribean and Norteño music is the clave.

True

False

   10

The term salsa was first used to describe music in:

Cuba

Puerto Rico

Jamaica

New York City

   11

Of the following genres, which has its roots in the Dominican Republic?

Bomba

Mambo

Plena

Merengue

   12

The gugauancó:

is a type of Rumba

originates in Cuba

is a slow, erotic couple's dance

all of the above

  13

Charanga originates in:

Puerto Rico

The Dominican Republic

Columbia

Cuba

   14

Of the following, which does not describe Norteño?

uses accordion

incorporates polka and waltz rhythms

makes use of African derived rhythms

has roots in Corridos

   15           

Tejano is a more urban version of Conjunto.

 

True

False

   16

Of the following, which style focuses on the use of brass instruments?

 

Norteño

Tex-Mex

Conjunto

Banda

   17

The accordion is sometimes featured in which of the following genres:

 

Conjunto

Norteño

Salsa

Norteño and Conjunto



   18

Of the following styles, which one is most associated with rural culture?

 

Tejano

Conjunto

Banda

none of the above

   19

The fusion of traditional Mexican music and Techno has been referred to as:

Mexitechnno

Technico

Nortech

Tech Español

   20

Barkley cites rhythmic speech as being manifest in all areas of African-American culture except:

preaching

funk

signifying

scat

 

 

   21

Gil-Scot Heron:

 

was the real name of Grandmaster Flash

a poet of Harlem Renaissance

a poet/musician whose work proceeds rap

an innovative break dancer

 

 



   22

Of the following types of African poets, who had the higher social standing?

griots

paralinguists

vocalabrians

syndesists

 

 

   23

Of the following, which rap group was the focus of an obscenity trial?

N.W.A.

Public Enemy

2 Live Crew

Run D.M.C.

 

 

   24

Of the following, who did not address the Hip-hop summit of 2001:

 

Martin Luther King III

Louis Farrakhan

Barack Obama

all of the above

 

 

 25

On the country music playlist for chapter 13, the song "Orange Blossom Special" is an instrumental.

 

True

False

 

 





 26

On the country music playlist for chapter 13, the song "Crazy" is performed by:

kd lang

Willie Nelson

Patsy Cline

Hank Williams

 27

Syndesis describes taking elements from older works and incorporating them into new ones.

 

True

False

 28

Harmonies in country music are generally not based on the primary chords I, IV and V:

 

True

False






   30

What is the name of the Marvin Gaye record that had socially conscious lyrics that led Berry Gordy to initially not want to release it?

Songs in the Key of Life

Innervisions

What's Going On?

'm Black and I'm Proud

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