1. According to your textbook, which composer is considered to be one of the most radical composers who ever lived?
A. Beethoven
B. Wagner
C. Verdi
D. Cage
2. Julio wants the chorus to sing a section of music very softly. What will Julio write in that section to convey his wishes?
A. f
B. p
C. mp
D. pp
3. When two voices sing exactly the same note simultaneously, the voices are singing
A. a capella.
B. in unison.
C. a cadenci.
D. a doto.
4. The binary form in Haydn's Symphony no. 102 in B flat major, third movement, is represented by
5. The Broadway musical is descended from the
A. operetta.
B. recitative.
C. oratorio.
D. aria.
6. _______ called for a style that was free, individualized, and extravagant.
A. Rhythm and blues
B. Bebop
C. Blues
D. Hip hop
7. Dido and Aeneas is an example of _______ opera.
A. Baroque
B. Romantic
C. Greek
D. Italian
8. A short, catchy motif that forms the memorable core of a song is called the
A. line.
B. hook.
C. chord progression.
D. label.
9. One of the key components of the double-exposition concerto form is the
A. cadenza.
B. theme.
C. chorale.
D. single exposition.
10. Which one of the following represents one of the most important elements of sonata form?
A. Doctrine of affects
B. Use of word painting
C. Use of Latin texts
D. Development of themes
11. Bach's Cantata no. 140 is an intricate reconstruction of a
A. popular ballet tune.
B. Baroque operetta.
C. well-known hymn.
D. patriotic song.
12. Another word for the "color" of music is
A. dynamics.
B. timbre.
C. tone.
D. texture.
13. At the start of the String Quartet in F Major, op. 96, Dvořák begins with a _______ pattern using a second violin and cello.
A. polytonal
B. stream of consciousness
C. call-and-response
D. contrast and variation
14. A form of polyphony consisting of two or more rhythmically interlocking voices is the
A. hocket.
B. Mbuti.
C. ostinato.
D. Ituri.
15. Which one of the following terms refers to the slight deviations in the tempo?
A. Stop time
B. Rubato
C. Declamation
D. Syncopation
16. The _______ is an example of a non-pitched instrument.
A. vibraphone
B. xylophone
C. marimba
D. cachiche
17. Public Enemy's citation of "Don't Worry Be Happy" is a/an _______ statement about the quality of contemporary black music.
A. sympathetic
B. analytical
C. derogatory
D. congratulatory
18. The text of an opera, which literally means "little book" in Italian, is called the
A. libretto.
B. vibrato.
C. program.
D. buffa.
19. The musical work that depicts an artist being led to his execution is
A. Cherry Blossom.
B. Cage's 4'33".
C. Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique.
D. Schubert's "Erlkönig."
20. Which one of the following is an example of an oratorio?
A. Messiah
B. The Four Seasons
C. Coronaton of Poppea
D. Cantata no. 97
21. The _______ voice is the highest voice in vocal music.
A. bass
B. tenor
C. soprano
D. alto
22. A repeated musical pattern in a composition is called a/an
A. ostinato.
B. monotone.
C. homorhythm.
D. kebyar.
23. A group of instruments or voices with similar timbres within the ensemble is the
A. section.
B. orchestra.
C. voicing.
D. tenors.
24. Bass and soprano registers are aspects of
A. pitch.
B. rhythmic values.
C. meter.
D. amplitude.
25. Which composer was commemorated through a series of enormous concerts in Westminster Abbey that went on to become an annual festival until 1791?
A. Mozart
B. Bach
C. Handel
D. Haydn
26. The unique quality of Mendelssohn's overture to the sonata form in A Midsummer Night's Dream is that the
A. development is minimal.
B. length is expanded.
C. exposition isn't repeated.
D. development is exaggerated.
27. A synthesis of Chinese musical elements and European-American idioms is found in
A. The Reunion.
B. Cherry Blossom.
C. Glass's etudes.
D. Tan Dun's "Farewell."
28. The _______ is a plucked lute with four to six strings and is used to provide a drone.
A. tambura
B. bass
C. mandolin
D. bass guitar
29. Alphonsus wants to include unified timbre in part of his cantata. How will this be accomplished?
A. The orchestra will play in unison while the chorus sings in harmony.
B. The violins will have a solo and will all play harmony notes.
C. The chorus will sing in unison while the orchestra plays an accompaniment.
D. The instruments in the orchestra will play the same notes that the chorus is singing.
30. A/an _______ is a work that sets new words to an existing melody.
A. appropriation
B. orchestration
C. scoring
D. contrafactum
31. The music of the Baroque pe
32. The term _______ refers to the variety of short piano forms comprising Frederic Chopin's repertory.   A.   arial   B.   impromptu fantasy   C.   character piece   D.   ballad   33.   An example of a percussion instrument is the   A.   shawm.   B.   clarinet.   C.   piano.   D.   trumpet.   34.   What is the musical term for a verse of poetry in a song?   A.   Chorus   B.   Canto   C.   Strophe   D.   Refrain   35.   When the singers and band repeat a basic section of music while the lead singer improvises on a single   motif, the result is called a   A.   groove.   B.   hook.   C.   twist.   D.   vamp.   36.   Which one of the following composers sometimes featured American folk melodies in his   compositions?   A.   Xavier Cugat   B.   John Coltrane   C.   Charlie Parker   D.   Aaron Copland   37.   When both instruments play the same notes together, in unison, that is called   A.   heterophony.   B.   monophony.   C.   polyphony.   D.   homophony.   38.   A _______ is a duple-meter dance associated with square-dancing.   A.   hoe-down   B.   corrido   C.   broadside   D.   stomp   39.   Call-and-response form is often used in _______ music.   A.   Jewish   B.   Indian   C.   Bahamian   D.   Chinese   40.   A/An _______ is an unstaged opera on a sacred topic.   A.   chorus B. oratorio C. cantata D. coronation 
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