True or False Changes of key (tonal center) in Baroque music are rare. and A feature of Baroque music was.....?

1. The approximate dates of the Baroque Period in music are

a. 1100-1450

b. 1450-1600

c. 1600-1750

d. 1750-1820

2. Terraced dynamics are

a. changes in dynamic level caused by seating sections of the orchestra on different levels

b. gradual changes in dynamic levels

c. a series of accented notes

d. abrupt changes from one dynamic level to another

3. The most influential composer of the early Baroque Period was:

a. Mozart

b. Beethoven

c. Palestrina

d. Monteverdi

4. The three main characteristics of Baroque art and music are

a. drama, intellectual content, and conciseness

b. large dimensions, drama, and religious intensity

c. religious intensity, conciseness, and drama

d. large dimensions, religious intensity, and intellectual content

5. Operas consist of:

a. recitatives, arias, and choruses accompanied by an orchestra

b. orchestras alone

c. arias and choruses

d. recitatives, arias, and orchestra

6. Except for recitatives, the rhythm in Baroque music was clearly metrical. True or False

7. Changes of key (tonal center) in Baroque music are rare. True or False

8. A feature of Baroque music was the use of terraced dynamics. True or False

9. The Adoctrine of affections@ or Adoctrine of affects@ was the belief that

a. love songs were the best type of vocal music

b. music should be played in only certain keys

c. music could project rather specific feelings

d. composers should project their personal feelings in their music

10. One of the reasons why recitative singing was developed, especially for dramatic purposes,

was that the words could be heard more easily. True or False

11. An important instrument in the Baroque period was the _________________.

a. trombone

b. piano

c. harpsichord

d. clarinet

12. A drama that is sung, is accompanied by an orchestra has costumes, actions, and scenery

is called a(n) ______________.

a. oratorio

b. cantata

c. opera

d. musical

13. Who is considered the first master of opera?

a. Monteverdi

b. Bach

c. Handel

d. Corelli

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14. Bach was famous for:

a. writing fugues

b. performing on the organ

c. writing chorales

d. all of the above

15. Handel is most famous for:

a. having 20 children

b. writing operas

c. writing oratorios

d. none of the above

7 Answers

  • petr b
    Lv 7
    9 years ago
    Favorite Answer

    At the risk of being in violation, being reported, and being slapped on the hand and having ten points deducted from my score (look at my accumulated points and tell me if you think I can afford it.)

    For the love of mike can't you crack open that book, read it, and do your own d@mned homework?

    What do you think the contributors here are, your maid, butler or personal servant?

    Jumpin' Jehosephat....

    And who, pray tell, is going to take those quizzes and the final exam for you, eh?

    Bad Juju, Junior That's what it is. Bad Juju.

    Less than best regards.

  • 9 years ago

    The only one I know is number 13.

    The first master of opera was Continued on Next Page.

  • 9 years ago

    As far as lazy, cribbing cheats are concerned, you win first prize for 2011, I think.

    Petr has said it all very eloquently. How on earth do you think you are going to manage in the real world if you simply abdicate personal responsibility and rely on the (untested) opinions of complete strangers?

    Do yourself a favour and DO YOUR OWN HOMEWORK!!

  • 9 years ago

    I don't even know where to begin.

    Oh wait, I know, begin at the beginning and read petr b's answer again.

    ... but then again, suhwahakasaeng did answer #13 correctly.

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  • bka
    Lv 7
    9 years ago

    if you just typed each question into a search engine instead you'd probably get the answers!

    people get mad when you dont try to do your own homework first.

  • MR SCM
    Lv 6
    9 years ago

    I suggest that you read your textbook and do your homework. (Or you post this in the homework section)

  • 9 years ago

    One thing...

    DO................. YOUR................... OWN................. HO------------------


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