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J.S Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in Dmajor

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J.S Bach: little fugue in G minor

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Monteverdi: Orfeo, "Tu se' morta"

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Purcell: Dido and Aeneas " Dido's Lament" aria

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Vivaldi: La primavera concerto for violin and string orchestra OP 8 No 1

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J.S Bach: orchestral suite No 3 in D major

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J.S Bach Cantata No140 Wachet auf, ruft uns die stimme (choral)

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Handel: Messiah "Ev'ry Valley shall be exalted"

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Handel: Messiah, Hallelujah

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Instruments

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Baroque style flourished in music during the period

a. 1000 - 1250

b. 1250 - 1450

c.1450 - 1600

d. 1600-1750

d. 1600 - 1750

12

The two giants of baroque composition were George Frideric Handel and

a. Johann Christian Bach.

b. Johann Sebastian Bach.

c. Giovanni Gabrieli.

d. Galileo Galilei.

b. Johann Sebastian Bach

13

instrumental music became as important as vocal music for the first time in the ____________ period.

a. Renaissance

b. early baroque

c. middle baroque

d. late baroque

d. late baroque

14

Affections in baroque usage refers to

a. the nobility's manner of deportment

b. the doctrine of universal brotherhood

c. terraced dynamics

d. emotional states or moods of music

d. emotional states or moods of music

15

The compelling drive and energy in baroque music are usually provided by

a. a bawdy text

b. complex harmonic progressions

c. repeated rhythmic patterns

d. the high dynamic level

c. repeated rhythmic patterns

16

Baroque melodies often are

a. elaborate and ornamental

b. easy to sing and remember

c. impossible to play

d. short and simple

a. elaborate and ornamental

17

In the baroque era, dynamics consisted mainly of sudden alterations between loud and soft called

a. cantus firmus

b. terraced dynamics

c. basso continuo

d. basso ostinato

b terraced dynamics

18

The main keyboard instruments of the baroque period were the organ and the

a. clavichord

b. harpsichord

c. piano

d. accordion

b harpsichord

19

A bass part together with numbers (figures) that specify the chords to be played above it is called

a. basso continuo

b harpsichord

c basso profundo

d counterpoint

a. basso continuo

20

The orchestra evolved during the baroque period into a performing group based on instruments of the ____________ family.

a. violin

b. woodwind

c. brass

d. percussion

A. violin

21

The word movement in music normally refers to

a. music for the ballet

b. a piece that sounds fairly complete and independent but is part of a larger composition

c. the rising and falling of the melodic contour

d. the rhythm of a piece

b. a piece that sounds failry complete and independent but is part of a larger composition

22

In the baroque period, the ordinary citizen's opportunities for hearing music usually came from the

a. corner tavern

b. church

c. concert hall

d. court

b church

23

In Italy, music schools were often connected with

a. orphanages

b. courts of the nobility'

c. public schools

d. univeristies

a orphanages

24

The large group of players in a concerto grosso is known as the

a concertino

b orchestra

c soloists

d tutti

d tutti

25

The first and last movements of the concerto grosso are often in ____________ form.

a theme and varaiations

b. sonata

c. ritornello

d. ternary

c ritornello

26

A polyphonic composition based on one main theme is the

a subject

b concerto

c episode

d fugue

d fugue

27

The main theme of a fugue is called the

a answer

b subject

c countersubject

d epsiode

b subject

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In many fugues, the subject in one voice is constantly accompanied in another voice by a different melodic idea called a(n)

a answer

b countersubject

c episode

d stretto

b countersubject

29

Transitional sections of a fugue that offer either new material or fragments of the subject or countersubject are called

a answeers

b episodes

c preludes

d strettos

b episodes

30

____________ is a musical procedure in which a fugue subject is imitated before it is completed.

a augmentation

b diminution

c retrograde

d stretto

d stretto

31

A ____________ is a single tone, usually in the bass, that is held while the other voices produce a series of changing harmonies against it.

a pedal point

b pitch

c basso continuo

d basso ostinato

a pedal point

32

Very often an independent fugue is introduced by a short piece called a(n)

a overture

b prelude

c concerto

d pedal point

b prelude

33

The text of book of a musical dramatic work is called the

A Form

b libretto

c story

d score

b librettoq

34

A song for solo voice with orchestral accompaniment is calle an

a aria

b duet

c ensemble

d solo

a aria

35

____________ refers to a vocal line that imitates the rhythms and pitch fluctuations of speech.

a aria

b duet

c recitative

d ensemeble

c recitative

36

____________ refers to a vocal line that imitates the rhythms and pitch fluctuations of speech.

a tenor

b basso buffo

c basso profundo

d buffoon

b basso buffo

37

A ____________ is a singer with a very low range and powerful voice, who usually takes roles calling for great dignity.

a tenor
b basso buffo

c basso profundo

d buffoon

c basso profundo

38

A(n) ____________ is an operatic number involving three or more leading singers.

a aria

b ensemble

c duet

d chorus

b ensemble

39

An ____________ is an orchestral composition performed before the curtain rises on a dramatic work.

a overture

b aria

c opera

d opening

a overturew

40

The earliest opera that has been preserved is Jacopo Peri's

a euridice

b orfeo

c nerone

d arsace

a euridice

41

Speechlike melody accompanied only by a basso continuo is called

a basso ostinato

b accompanied recitative

c secco recitative

d congregational singing

c secco recitative

42

A typical baroque operatic form was the da capo aria in ABA form in which the singer

A would make a lietral repetition of the opening A section after the B section

b was expected to embelish the returning melody with ornamental tones

c would insert recitatives between the sections for added variety

b was expected to embelish the returning melody with ornamental tones

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____________ is a musical idea repeated over and over in the bass while melodies above it constantly change.

a basso ostiinato

b basso profundo

c basso continuo

d thoroughbass

a basso ostinato

44

Dido and Aeneas, which many consider to be the finest opera ever written to an English text, was composed by

a claudio monteverdi

b henry purcell

c george frideric handel

d jeremiah clarke

b henry purcell

45

The sonata in the baroque period was a composition in several movements for

a a solo instrument

b three solo instruments

c two to four instruments

d one to eight instruments

d one to eight instruments

46

Baroque trio sonatas usually involve ____________ performers.

A two

b three

c four

d five

c fourq

47

A sonata intended to be played in church, and therefore dignified and suitable for sacred performance, was called a

a sonata da camera

b trio sonata

c sonata da chiesa

d basso ostinato

c sonata da chiesa

48

A sonata to be played at court, and therefore dancelike in character, was called a

a sonata da camera

b trio sonata

c sonata da chiesa

d tarantella

a sonata da camera

49

Vivaldi was famous and influential as a virtuoso

a harpsichordist

b opera singer

c lutenist

d violinist

d violinist

50

Bach was recognized as the most eminent ____________ of his day.

a organist

b composer

c violinist

d celist

a organist

51

Bach created masterpieces in every baroque form except the

a opera

b concerto

c fugue

d sonata

a opera

52

Bach achieves unity of mood in his compositions by using

a homophonic texture

b musical symbolism

c an insitent rhythmic drive

d simple melodic ideas

c an insistent rhythmic drive

53

Sets of dance-inspired instrumental movements are called

a sonatas

b concertos

c suites

d cantatas

c suites

54

Which of the following is not a part of the baroque suite?

a allemande

b waltz

c sarabande

d gigue

b waltz

55

The various dances of the baroque suite are usually

a polyphonic in texture

b in theme and variation form

c in AABB form

d in ABA form

c in AABB form

56

Barqoue suites frequently begin with a
a french overture

b gavotte

c gigue

d sarabande

a french overture

57

The french overture has

a two sections slow fast

b two sections fast slow

c three sections fast slow fast

d one continuous sectoin

a two sections slow fast

58

In Bach's day, the Lutheran church service lasted about ____________ hour(s).

a one

b two

c three

d four

d four

59

The ____________ is a Lutheran congregational hymn tune.

a canatata

b chorale

c chorale prelude

d recitative

b chorale

60

A ____________ is a short instrumental composition based on a hymn tune that reminds the congregation of the hymn's melody.

a chorale prelude

b fugue

c cantata

d chorale

a chorale prelude

61

A sung piece, or choral work with or without vocal soloists, usually with orchestral accompaniment, is the

a cantata

b chorale prelude

c concerto grosso

d sonata

a cantata

62

In their use of aria, duet, and recitative, Bach's cantatas closely resembled the ____________ of the time.

a suites

b operas

c concertos

d sonatas

b operas

63

A large-scale composition for chorus, vocal soloists, and orchestra, usually set to a narrative biblical text, is called

a chorale

b aria

c recitative

d oratorio

d oratorio

64

Oratorio differs from opera in that it has no

a orchestral accompaniment

b acting scemery or costumes

c choral part

d vocal soloists

b acting scenery or costumes

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The ____________ in an oratorio is especially important and serves either to comment on or to participate in the drama.

a narrator

b chorus

orchestra

d vocal soloists

b chorus

66

Pieces of an oratorio are usually connected together by means of

a narrators recitatives

b choruses

c duets

d arias

a narrators recitatives

67

Oratorios first appeared in

a germany

b englabd

c italy

d france

c italy

68

Handel spent the major portion of his life in

a germany

b england

c italy

d ireland`

b england

69

Handel's Messiah is an example of

a an oratorio

b an opera

c musical theter

d a song

a an oratorio

70

Although Handel wrote a great deal of instrumental music, the core of his huge output consists of English oratorios and Italian

a operas

b songs

c chorales

d madrigals

a operas