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QUIZ Medieval

QUIZ Medieval

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Reviewing 1: Music in the Middle Ages
1.
Medieval monasteries played a central role in the preservation of knowledge from earlier cultures. (see 70 Sh/Chr; 326 Std)

a) b)

true false

2.

Hildegard of Bingen was a nun who wrote church music. (see 79 Sh; 82 Chr; 326 Std)

a) b)

true false

3.

The chants of the church used only the major and minor scale patterns found in later music. (see 72 Sh/Chr; 328 Std)

a) b)

true false

4.

The Mass of the Roman Catholic Church is celebrated daily and i
Reviewing 1: Music in the Middle Ages
1.
Medieval monasteries played a central role in the preservation of knowledge from earlier cultures. (see 70 Sh/Chr; 326 Std)

a) b)

true false

2.

Hildegard of Bingen was a nun who wrote church music. (see 79 Sh; 82 Chr; 326 Std)

a) b)

true false

3.

The chants of the church used only the major and minor scale patterns found in later music. (see 72 Sh/Chr; 328 Std)

a) b)

true false

4.

The Mass of the Roman Catholic Church is celebrated daily and i

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Reviewing 1: Music in the Middle Ages
1.
Medieval monasteries played a central role in the preservation of knowledge
from earlier cultures. (see 70 Sh/Chr; 326 Std)
a)
true
b)
false
2.
Hildegard of Bingen was a nun who wrote church music. (see 79 Sh; 82 Chr;
326 Std)
a)
true
b)
false
3.
The chants of the church used only the major and minor scale patterns found
in later music. (see 72 Sh/Chr; 328 Std)
a)
true
b)
false
4.

The Mass of the Roman Catholic Church is celebrated daily and includes the
Proper, which is appropriate to that particular feast day, as well as the
Ordinary, which remains the same for all feast days. (see 72 Sh/Chr; 328 Std)

a)
true
b)
false
5.
Léonin and Pérotin are important composers from the St. Peter's School of
organum in Rome. (see 74 Sh; 75 Chr; 330 Std)
a)
true
b)
false
6.
The body of music for the Roman Catholic Church is called: (see 72 Sh; 73 Chr;
331 Std)
a)
Gregorian chant.
b)
the Mass.
c)
the Proper.
7.
Music performed with exchanges between a soloist and chorus is described as:
(see 73 Sh/Chr; 333 Std)
a)
monophonic.
b)
antiphonal.
c)
responsorial.
8.
_______, a type of early music notation, developed as a memory tool for
singers who learned chant orally. (see 72 Sh/Chr; 332 Std)
a)
Modes
b)
Neumes
c)
Organum
9.
A setting of Gregorian chant in the melismatic style is characterized by: (see
72 Sh/Chr; 332 Std)
a)
one note per syllable.
b)
two to four notes per syllable.
c)
long groups of notes set to a single syllable.
10.A rhythmic mode is: (see 74 Sh; 75 Chr; 331 Std)
a)
a fixed pattern of long and short notes,
repeated or varied.
b)
a fixed pattern of pitches (intervals).
c)
a fixed pattern of voices.
11.Which is NOT true of organum? (see 74 Sh/Chr; 330 Std)
a)
It was one of the earliest forms of polyphony.
b)
Both voices were freely composed (not based
on a preexisting chant).
c)
The lower voice was based on a preexisting
plainsong.
12.Poet-musicians of southern France are called: (see 82 Sh; 86 Chr; 342 Std)
a)
troubadours.
b)
trouvères.
c)
Minnesingers.
13.Jongleurs are best described as: (see 82 Sh; 86 Chr; 342 Std)
a)
German singers of courtly love.
b)
female troubadours.
c)
wandering actor-singers.
14.Which was NOT an activity associated with secular music in medieval society?
(see 82 Sh; 87 Chr; 343 Std)
a)
dancing and dinner entertainment
b)
devotional services
c)
jousts and tournaments
15.Which best describes the repertory of the troubadours? (see 82 Sh; 90 Chr;
346 Std)
a)
laments and love songs
b)
political and war songs
c)
both a and b
Listening 2: Medieval Secular Music
1.
This chanson is best classified as:
a)
secular music.
b)
sacred music.
c)
liturgical music.
2.
The chanson's texture is best described as:
a)
monophonic.
b)
polyphonic.
c)
homophonic.
3.
The chanson's text tells of:
a)
courtly love.
b)
praise of the Virgin Mary.
c)
tales of victorious battles.
4.
In which poetic form is this chanson set?
a)
rondeau
b)
ballade
c)
virelai
5.
Machaut is best described as:
a)
a jongleur.
b)
a courtier.
c)
a minnesinger.
6.
The repeated text and music heard in the
chanson is:
a)
the verse.
b)
the refrain.
c)
the strophe.
7.
The vocal range of the chanson is low, best
suited for men's voices.
a)
true
b)
false
8.
The chanson features gently syncopated
rhythms.
a)
true

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