You are on page 1of 98

MUS 105 (Sec.

1624) (bg_mus105_WINTER) Instructor: Brian Gould

QUIZ 2
Question 1 (2 points) Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. reestablishing Florence as the primary center for Italian opera. b creating a movement for the . prima prattica style of music. c. building the first public opera house before Venice and Naples did. d rediscovering the expressive . power of music based on Classical ideals. e. None of these. The primary goal of the Florentine Camerata was: Student response:

Question 2

(2 points)

The prevailing musical style in the time of the Camerata (late sixteenth century) was known as: Student response: Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. the Greco-Roman style. b. the Neapolitan style. c. the Franco-Flemish style. d. the neo-Baroque style. e. None of these.

Question 3

(2 points)

During the 16th century, madrigal poetry served as a vehicle for musical innovation and

experimentation because madrigals: Student response: Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. were written for the express purpose of being set to music. b utilized iambic pentameter in . a style similar to Shakespearean sonnets. c. were set to music which attempted to fully reflect the emotional content of the text. d All of the above. . e. a and c.

Question 4

(2 points)

A compositional technique favored by madrigal composers in which the composer attempted to precisely mirror the meaning and emotional content of a textual passage came to be known as: Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. text imitation. b. musical mimicry. c. the prima practica. d. All of the above. e. None of the above. General feedback: This technique came to be known as "word-painting". Question 5 (2 points) The new style of writing music for madrigals--which featured the solo singer rather than a choir singing multiple parts--became known as: Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. opera. b. monody. c. the new madrigal style.

d. recitative. e. None of these.

Question 6

(2 points)

The role of the harpsichord in the new style - filling in the harmonic "gaps" beneath the solo singer - became known as: Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. oratorio. b. secunda practica. c. aria accompaniato. d. continuo. e. None of these.

Question 7

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. opera b. oratorio c. cantata d. sonata e. concerto grosso

The new music dramas which employed monody came to be called: Student response:

Question 8

(2 points)

In the year 1600, the birth of the Baroque Period in music, two composers - Caccini and Peri - composed the first new music dramas. Their dramatic plots were based on the legend of: Student response: Correct Response Student Response a. b. c. d. Answer Choices Zeus. Apollo. Orpheus. Favola.

e.

Romeo.

Question 9

(2 points)

In the year 1607, the greatest composer of the early Baroque also composed a music drama based on this same legend, a landmark work which fully realized the potential of the new style the Camerata had developed. This great composer was: Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Caccini. b. Corelli. c. Monteverdi. d. Mostaccioli. e. None of these. General feedback: If you answered "d" you must be hungry! [Mostaccioli is an Italian pasta dish]. Question 10 (2 points) Besides the famous music drama he composed in 1607, this same great early Baroque composer is also noted for the composition of nine collections of: Student response: Correct Response Student Response a. b. c. d. e. Answer Choices operas madrigals monodies concertos sonatas

Question 11

(2 points) Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. the first performance of a monody b the first performance of a . madrigal

What important musical event took place in Venice in 1637? Student response:

c. the first performance of an opera d the first public opera house . opened e. None of these.

Question 12

(2 points)

Two important composers of the second generation of the Baroque - active from about 1640 to 1680 - were: Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Caccini and Cucci b. Cavalli and Cesti c. Cesti and Caccini d. Corelli and Cavalli e. Cucci and Corelli General feedback: If you selected "a" or "e", we want to know: are you getting adequate rest? "Cucci" rhymes with the name of a renowned Italian fashion designer, but other than that he or she doesn't exist, at least not in Trip 2. Doctor G says: get a good nite's rest before taking quizzes! :) Question 13 (2 points) Unstaged dramatic works based on Biblical themes and performed during the Lenten season (when the Church forbade opera performance) came to be known as: Student response: Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. operas. b. cantatas. c. oratorios. d. dramatis sacrae (sacred plays). e. chorales.

Question 14

(2 points)

The first great composer of these unstaged dramatic works mentioned in the preceding question (#13) was:

Student response:

Correct Response

Student Response

Answer Choices a. Cavalli. b. Corelli. c. Handel. d. Bach. e. None of these.

General feedback: Though less well-known today than Handel, the honor of the FIRST greatest oratorio composer goes to Carissimi. Carissimi's works are written in Latin--the official ecclesiastical language of the Roman Catholic Church until 1965-- whereas Handel's are in English, written to appeal to the English audiences of his time, and also more accessible to modern English-speaking audiences. Question 15 (2 points) Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. the Lenten oratorio. b. the early Baroque opera. c. the Baroque Sonata. d. the late Baroque concerto. e. styles of madrigal singing. The terms "da chiesa" and "da camera" both refer to types of: Student response:

Question 16

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. canzonetta. b. madrigal. c. concerto grosso. d. instrumental monody. e. recitative.

An important form of Baroque instrumental music was the _____ Student response:

Question 17

(2 points)

The composer who helped establish this new instrumental form mentioned in the previous question (#16), publishing a collection of these works late in life, was: Student response: Correct Response Student Response a. b. c. d. e. Answer Choices Vivaldi. Corelli. Vini. Ragazzi. Canzoni.

General feedback: Vivaldi came after Corelli, who preceded him by a generation and established the concerto grosso with his collections published late in life. If you picked "c", "d" or "e" you were napping, but still you're not in bad company. Put them together and they comprise one of the most admonitions to pleasure in history: "Vini, Ragazzi e Canzoni!" translates to "Wine, Women and Song!". :) Question 18 (2 points) Correct Response Student Response a. b. c. d. e. Answer Choices Corelli. Caccini. Verdi. Vivaldi. Tartini. The composer who wrote over 500 works in the form mentioned in #16 was: Student response:

Question 19

(2 points)

Today, the best-known and most popular work in this same instrumental form is known in Italian as "Le quattre stagioni"; its title in English is: Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. The Four Stations. b. The Four Seasons. c. The Three Stooges. d. The Cat's Pajamas. e. None of these.

Question 20

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Boccelli. b. Bottacelli. c. Barbarolli. d. Barbini. e. None of these.

The composer of the work just discussed in the preceding question (#19) was: Student response:

General feedback: Of course, the answer is Vivaldi. Hey, you've just completed your first "real" quiz (Trip 1 was introductory). Congratulations! Travel on to Trip 3 for more great music!

QUIZ 3
Question 1 1 The year 1685 is significant to the history of Western music because of: Student response: Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. the birth of Domenico Scarlatti. b the birth of George Frideric . Handel. c. the birth of Johann Sebastian Bach. d All of these. . e. None of these. (2 points)

Question 2

(2 points)

2 Domenico Scarlatti's greatest achievement was his composition of over 500: Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. concerti grossi. b. essercizi. c. madrigals. d. operas. e. oratorios.

Question 3 3

(2 points)

George Frideric Handel spent the majority of his adult life in Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. England. b. France. c. Germany. d. Italy. e. None of these.

Question 4 4

(2 points)

Handel scored his greatest successes as a composer of: Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Opera seria. b. Opera buffa. c. oratorios. d. concerti grossi. e. None of these.

Question 5 5

(2 points)

Handel's most famous composition--first performed in 1742 to benefit a Foundlings' (Orphans') Hospital--was written in less than 21 days. It is entitled: Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Orfeo. b. Messiah. c. Mass in B minor. d. St. Matthew Passion. e. None of these.

Question 6 6

(2 points)

Johann Sebastian Bach is one of the greatest composers of all time, yet he was not famous as a composer during his lifetime. He came from a family of musicians, yet knew tremendous hardship within his immediate family: his first wife died when he was only 35, and before he reached the age of ten his _____ died. Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. eldest brother b. youngest brother c. parents d. grandparents (all four) e. none of these

Question 7 7

(2 points)

Many different methods of tuning keyboard instruments existed in Bach's day; the method used today is the one Bach set out to show as superior to all others, which he successfully demonstrated by composing a set of pieces known as:

Student response: Correct Student Response Response

Answer Choices a. The Art of Fugue. b The Goldberg Variations. . c. The Well-Tempered Clavichord d The B minor Mass. . e. The Little Organ Book.

Question 8 8

(2 points)

By the time Bach began actively composing, the many and varied forms of Renaissance instrumental music had become standardized in their order as part of what was known as: Student response: Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. the concerto grosso. b. the sonata da chiesa. c. the Baroque dance suite. d. the oratorio. e. None of these.

Question 9 9

(2 points)

In the genre described in #8 above, Bach composed and published: Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. 6 English Suites. b. 6 French Suites. c. 6 Partitas. d. All of these. e. None of these.

Question 10 10

(2 points)

The slow dance movement of Spanish origin in the genre described in #8 above is: Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. The Sarabande. b. The Allemande. c. The Courante. d. The Corrente. e. The Gigue.

Question 11 11

(2 points)

Bach wrote a set of six pieces for the Margrave of Brandenburg in the concerto grosso style pioneered by Corelli and Vivaldi; they are known today as: Student response: Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. the sonatas of Brandenburg. b the Art of Fugue. . c. the Brandenburg Concertos. d the Brandenburg Variations. . e. the Well-Tempered Clavichord.

Question 12 12

(2 points)

During his lifetime, Bach's reputation was primarily derived not from the music he wrote but rather from his virtuoso skill on this instrument: Student response: Correct Student Answer Choices

Response

Response a. the clavichord. b. the harpsichord. c. the clarini trumpet. d. the violin. e. None of these.

Question 13 13

(2 points)

During his tenure as Kantor of the St. Thomas Cathedral in Leipzig, Bach wrote hundreds of complete settings of the Lutheran church service known as: Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. cantatas. b. chorales. c. operae lutheranae. d. oratorios. e. None of these.

Question 14 14

(2 points)

As described in Trip Three, the term "Passion" in Western music refers to: Student response: Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. the most dramatic scenes in an opera. b a love scene featuring . passionate operatic arias. c. the Gospel account of events leading up to Jesus' crucifixion. d an intimate duet sung by two . lovers during an opera.

e. None of these.

Question 15 15

(2 points)

Bach's St. Matthew Passion features: Student response: Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. elements of opera, oratorio, German contrapuntal style. b Italian opera techniques. . c. setting the same melody to different texts as a unifying feature. d All of these. . e. None of these.

Question 16 16

(2 points)

Late in life, an experience that severely undermined Bach's health was: Student response: Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. a 200 mile walk to Hamburg. b falling from a ladder while . repairing an organ. c. being placed in jail by the city council of Leipzig. d marital strife with his second . wife, Anna Magdalena. e. none of these

Question 17

(2 points)

17 The greatest work of Bach's lifetime, composed over a twenty-year period and considered one of the greatest choral works of all time, is: Student response: Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. the St. Matthew Passion. b the cantata Ein Feste Burg. . c. the Mass in B minor. d the Seven Last Words of . Christ. e. none of these

Question 18 18

(2 points)

The term chorale refers to: Student response: Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. a German hymn. b a four-part religious song. . c. a song type which emerged during the Reformation Period. d All of these. . e. None of these.

Question 19 19

(2 points)

The legacy of Bach is: Student response: Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. his mastery of all the styles

prevalent in his day. b his composition of over 1500 . works. c. his being the most prolific composer in Western musical history d all of the above. . e. none of the above.

Question 20 20

(2 points)

Bach's passing in the year 1750 marked: Student response: Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. the beginning of the Classical Period. b the end of the Baroque Period. . c. the resurgence of the popularity of Bach's works. d All of these. . e. a. and b. only

QUIZ 4
Question 1 (2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Opera buffa. b. the concerto. In the 1730s, the popularity of opera seria began to wane in favor of: Student response:

c. the operetta. d. the sonata. e. None of these.

Question 2

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. the symphony. b. the string quartet. c. the classical sonata. d. All of these. e. None of these.

An important new genre which evolved during the Classical Period was: Student response:

Question 3

(2 points) Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. short, symmetrical phrase structures (2-, 4- or 8measures, etc.). b the use of rocket figures (rapid . ascending passages for strings). c. tuneful melodies designed for popular taste and appeal. d All of these. . e. None of these.

A characteristic of the early classical symphony is: Student response:

Question 4

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Monteverdi.

A leading early symphony composer was: Student response:

b. Santari. c. Caccini. d. All of the above. e. None of the above.

Question 5

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Bonn. b. Berlin. c. Mannheim. d. Munich. e. None of these.

A major center for symphonic composition in the 1730s and beyond was: Student response:

Question 6

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Oberheim. b. Stamitz. c. Steinmetz. d. Unterheim. e. None of these.

The leader of the symphony orchestra located in #5 above was: Student response:

Question 7

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response a. b. c. d. Answer Choices Beethoven Haydn Mozart Stamitz

This composer was born in 1732, the same year as George Washington. Student response:

e.

Vivaldi

Question 8

(2 points)

The four-movement model for the string quartet that was expanded upon by Mozart and Beethoven featured as its third movement: Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. a fast movement. b. a minuet and trio. c. a slow movement. d. Any of these. e. None of these.

Question 9

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response a. b. c. d. e. Answer Choices 9 41 83 104 600

In all, Haydn composed _____ symphonies. Student response:

Question 10

(2 points)

During the Classical Period, sonatas were increasingly written for a newer instrument called the piano; the invention of the piano is credited to _____ Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Stradavari. b. Monteverdi. c. Steinway. d. Yamaha. e. None of these.

General feedback: Cristofori, an Italian instrument maker, is credited for the invention of the piano in 1709. Question 11 (2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Stamitz. b. C. P. E. Bach c. Sammartini. d. Pergolesi. e. None of these. An important early composer for the piano was: Student response:

Question 12

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. The Messiah. b. The Creation. c. The Apocalypse. d. The Titans. e. None of these.

Late in life, Haydn wrote two magnificent oratorios, The Seasons and _____ Student response:

Question 13

(2 points) Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. Christianity. b. his father. c. his wife. d. the Archbishop of Salzburg. e. None of these.

Most scholars agree that the greatest influence in Mozart's life was: Student response:

Question 14

(2 points)

In his day, Mozart's music was considered by some to be too progressive, and much of it was not well-received in Vienna's conservative musical climate. Rather than in Vienna, he scored his greatest "box office" success with his operas in: Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Berlin. b. Budapest. c. Prague. d. Warsaw. e. None of these. General feedback: Mozart's operas were best-received during his lifetime in the city of Prague, then part of the larger Hapsburg Empire, today part of the Czech Republic. Question 15 (2 points) During his lifetime, Mozart composed over _____ original works (only the number closest to the actual number will be considered correct). Student response: Correct Response Student Response a. b. c. d. e. Answer Choices 200 300 400 500 600

Question 16

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response a. b. c. d. e. Answer Choices 9 41 83 104 600

Mozart composed a total of _____ symphonies. Student response:

Question 17

(2 points)

A leading opera composer of Mozart's day who is still revered today for his attempts to reform the dying genre of opera seria was: Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Carissimi. b. Gluck. c. Handel. d. Sammartini. e. None of these.

Question 18

(2 points)

One of three operas based on libretti written by Lorenzo da Ponte, this opera's libretto was based on a French play, the publication of which had been censored by the Emperor. Student response: Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. The Magic Flute. b The Marriage of Figaro. . c. Idonomeo. d The Abduction from the . Seraglio. e. None of these.

Question 19

(2 points)

Mozart's last opera, which draws from Masonic imagery and is based on a libretto written by Mozart's friend Emanuel Schikaneder, is: Student response: Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. The Magic Flute. b. The Marriage of Figaro. c. Don Giovanni. d. Cosi fan tutte. e. None of these.

Question 20

(2 points)

Mozart's last work, a great choral masterpiece, was completed by his friend Sussmayer due to his untimely death at age 35. It was: Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. The Mass in E minor. b. The Requiem Mass. c. The Magnificat. d. Ave verum corpus. e. None of these.

QUIZ 5
Question 1 (2 points) Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. the onset of deafness. b maltreatment from an . alcoholic, abusive father. c. smallpox, which left his face permanently scarred. d All of these. . e. None of these. Beethoven faced many struggles, among them: Student response:

Question 2

(2 points)

Beethoven's difficulties were so severe he even contemplating taking his own life, as revealed in a document he wrote known today as:

Student response:

Correct Student Response Response

Answer Choices a. the last will and testament of Beethoven. b the suicide note of Beethoven. . c. the Selbstverstandis Dokumenti. d the Heiligenstadt Testament. . e. None of these.

Question 3

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Die Zauberflote. b. Fidelio. c. Die Zigeunerbaron. d. Figaro. e. None of these.

Beethoven's only opera was entitled: Student response:

Question 4

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Contemplative Period. b. Deaf Period. c. Despondent Period. d. Heroic Period. e. None of these.

Beethoven's Middle Period is also referred to as his: Student response:

Question 5

(2 points)

Beethoven's teacher, who figured as an early positive influence in his life, was:

Student response:

Correct Response

Student Response

Answer Choices a. Heine. b. Hiller. c. Neefe. d. Schiller. e. None of these

Question 6

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. 12 b. 22 c. 32 d. 42 e. None of these

Beethoven wrote a total of _____ sonatas for piano. Student response:

Question 7

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response a. b. c. d. e. Answer Choices 5 6 7 8 9

Beethoven wrote a total of _____ symphonies. Student response:

Question 8

(2 points)

Beethoven's last symphony featured the use of a _____, which had never before been used in a symphonic composition. Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. ballet

b. choir c. narrator d. staged opera e. None of these.

Question 9

(2 points)

More than anything else, Beethoven's _____ formed a musical legacy which was wrestled with by every composer for the rest of the nineteenth century. Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Sonatas b. Sonatinas c. String quartets d. Symphonies e. None of these.

Question 10

(2 points)

The Romantic Period saw its earliest manifestations in literature during the 1770s, when the _____ movement--a conscious reaction against what was then considered the restraining influences of Classicism - began in Germany. Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Hals und Beinbruch b. Stolz und Demutigkeit c. Sturm und Drang d. Feuer und Holz e. Steinweg und Sohne

Question 11

(2 points) Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. a greater emphasis on chromaticism.

An aspect of Romantic musical style which is contrastive to Classical style is: Student response:

b the use of programmatic titles. . c. music is considered more expressive than text. d All of these. . e. None of these.

Question 12

(2 points)

Franz Schubert is an important composer of the early Romantic period, whose fame rests primarily on his composition of over 600 _____. Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. songs b. sonatas c. string quartets d. symphonies e. None of these

Question 13

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. songs b. sonatas c. string quartets d. symphonies e. None of these

Schubert also wrote 9 _____, including the famous "Unfinished". Student response:

Question 14

(2 points)

Like Schubert, Felix Mendelssohn was an important early Romantic composer. Among his claims to fame, he reintroduced the world to the music of _____. Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices

a. J. S. Bach. b. Beethoven. c. Haydn. d. Mozart. e. None of these.

Question 15

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response a. b. c. d. e. Answer Choices 5 6 7 8 9

Mendelssohn composed a total of _____ symphonies. Student response:

Question 16

(2 points)

Mendelssohn wrote several oratorios, among them the oratorio _____ (which we heard listening examples of during Trip 5). Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Abraham b. Elijah c. Isaac d. Isaiah e. None of these.

Question 17

(2 points)

Besides his symphonic and choral works, Mendelssohn wrote Incidental Music for several plays, among them _____ by Shakespeare. Student response: Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. Romeo and Juliet b. Richard III

c. Much Ado about Nothing d. The Merry Wives of Windsor e. None of these. General feedback: A Midsummer Night's Dream. Question 18 (2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. cello b. piano c. trumpet d. violin e. None of these Beethoven worked out his compositional ideas at the _____. Student response:

Question 19

(2 points)

It has been truly said that to understand Mozart one must understand his operas; to understand Beethoven, one must understand his: Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. sonatas. b. string quartets. c. symphonies. d. All of these. e. None of these.

Question 20

(2 points)

An important patron of Beethoven, who told him "Receive from Haydn the spirit of Mozart", was: Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Baron von Richtoven. b. Count Chocula. c. Duke Weimar.

d. Earl von Sachsen. e. None of these. General feedback: Baron von Swieten, a patron of the arts and friend to Mozart, Haydn and Beethoven.

QUIZ 6
Question 1 (2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Florentine b. Neapolitan c. Opera buffa d. Opera seria e. None of these. By 1800, most operas were written in the wildly popular _____ style. Student response:

Question 2

(2 points)

The greatest composer of the early 1800s in the operatic style mentioned in the preceding question (#1) was: Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Bach. b. Beethoven. c. Haydn. d. Mozart. e. None of these.

Question 3

(2 points)

Weber, Bellini and Donizetti were all famous composers in the _____ style.

Student response:

Correct Response

Student Response

Answer Choices a. bel canto b. bellissima c. dolce vita d. verissimo e. None of these.

Question 4

(2 points)

Chopin is known as a _____ composer (his mother was of _____descent), even though his father was French and he spent most of his adult life in France. Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Austrian b. Czech c. German d. Hungarian e. None of the above. General feedback: His mother was Polish, he was born in Poland, and his heart is buried in a marble obelisk in the Church of the Sacred Heart in Warsaw. Question 5 (2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Beethoven's Ode to Joy b. Handel's Messiah c. Monteverdi's Vespers d. Mozart's Requiem e. None of these. In accordance with Chopin's wishes, at his memorial each year _____ is performed. Student response:

Question 6

(2 points)

Chopin is quite different from composers who preceded him, inasmuch as he chose to write almost exclusively for the _____

Student response:

Correct Response

Student Response

Answer Choices a. ballet. b. opera. c. string quartet. d. symphony. e. None of these.

General feedback: Chopin wrote almost exclusively for the piano. Question 7 (2 points) German composer Robert Schumann embodied the Romantic spirit. He married _____, one of the greatest pianists of her day. Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Brunnhilde von Metz b. Hilde Einegard c. Monika Bruhn d. Viktoria Eisengarten e. None of these. General feedback: Clara Wieck was a famous concert pianist touring Europe when Schumann met her; after they wed, she gave up her career to support him. Question 8 (2 points) Schumann was one of the first composers to publish his own magazine to promote his ideas about music, it was called: Student response: Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. Die alte Schrift. b. Die neue Wiener Tagblatt. c. Die Zeit. d. Die Heilige Schrifte. e. None of these.

Question 9

(2 points) Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. Carnaval b Children's Corner . c. Fantastic Pieces d Forest Scenes . e. None of these are collections by Schumann.

Which of these is NOT a collection of piano pieces by Robert Schumann? Student response:

General feedback: Children's Corner is a suite of six piano pieces by Claude Debussy, whose music we'll learn about later in the course. Question 10 (2 points) Like Schubert before him, Schumann distinguished himself as a composer of German artsongs known as _____ Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Gedichte. b. Geschichte. c. Lieber. d. Lieder. e. None of these.

Question 11

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. opera singer b. orchestrator c. conductor d. choreographer e. None of these.

Hector Berlioz was an innovator, considered the greatest _____ of his day. Student response:

Question 12

(2 points) Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. Ave Maria. b. Le Damnation de Faust. c. Les Sylphides. d. Symphonie Fantastique. e. None of these.

Berlioz' most famous work is: Student response:

Question 13

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. composer. b. opera star. c. singer. d. virtuoso. e. None of these.

Franz Liszt was considered a great instrumental _____ Student response:

Question 14

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Dmitri. b. Kerkavich. c. Paganini. d. Skrowaczewski. e. None of these.

Along with Liszt, a famous violinist of his day was Niccolo _____ Student response:

Question 15

(2 points)

Liszt was a prolific composer, second only to _____

Student response:

Correct Response

Student Response

Answer Choices a. Bach. b. Beethoven. c. Haydn. d. Mozart. e. None of these.

Question 16

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Bach b. Beethoven c. Mendelssohn d. Schubert e. None of these.

Along with _____, Richard Wagner is the most important composer of the 19th century. Student response:

Question 17

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. philosophy b. politics c. social commentary d. All of these. e. None of these.

Wagner wrote more about _____ than he did about music. Student response:

Question 18

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Bellini.

During the 1830s, Wagner wrote three operas in the style of: Student response:

b. Meyerbeer. c. Weber. d. All of these. e. None of these.

Question 19

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Die Walkure b. Die Zauberflote c. Die Zigeunerbaron d. All of these. e. None of these.

Among Wagner's important operas written during the 1840s are: Student response:

Question 20

(2 points)

During his exile in Switzerland, Wagner laid out his concepts for the future of opera in a treatise called: Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Hals und Beinbruch b. Oper und Drama c. Sturm und Drang d. Zeit und Zeitgeist e. None of these.

Question 21

(2 points)

Wagner's called his concept of a having short musical ideas or themes that are linked to a character, event or emotion in the drama: Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Buhnensprache. b. Ewige Melodie. c. Gesamtkunstwerk.

d. Leitmotif. e. None of these.

Question 22

(2 points) Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. Greek Mythology. b Grimm's Fairy Tales. . c. Norse Mythology. d The Legends of the Teutonic . Knights. e. None of these.

Wagner drew his subject matter for the Ring Cycle from: Student response:

Question 23

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response a. b. c. d. e. Answer Choices 1 2 3 4 5

There are a total of _____ operas in Wagner's Ring Cycle. Student response:

Question 24

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Das Rheingold b. Die Walkure c. Gotterdammerung d. Siegfried e. Tannhauser

Which of these is NOT an opera from Wagner's Ring Cycle? Student response:

Question 25

(2 points) Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. Duke Ernst of Prussia. b. Duke Ferdinand of Saxony. c. King Leopold I of Austria. d. King Ludwig II of Bavaria. e. None of these.

Wagner's most important patron was: Student response:

Question 26

(2 points)

During his lifetime, an honor was accorded to Wagner unprecedented in the history of music: the building of a special edifice in the city of _____, created solely for the performance of Wagner's operas. Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Baden b. Bamberg c. Bayreuth d. Berchtesgaden e. Berlin

Question 27

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Festspielhaus b. Palazzo c. Schloss d. Tiergarten e. None of these.

The edifice erected in the city listed in number 26 above was named as a: Student response:

Question 28

(2 points) Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. the history of King Arthur. b. the sagas of the Norsemen. c. the epic of the last Crusade. d. the legend of the Holy Grail. e. German folklore.

Wagner's last opera is based on: Student response:

Question 29

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Braveheart. b. Reinhardt. c. Parsifal. d. Reichenfall. e. None of these.

The title of Wagner's last opera is: Student response:

Question 30

(2 points)

In terms of its impact on future generations of composers, Wagner's opera _____ is his most significant work; providing a point of departure for future composers, who used it as justification for their own journeys into avant-garde. Student response: Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. Peter und das Wolf b. Romeo und Juliet c. Siegfried und das Rheingold d. Sigmund und Sieglinde e. Tristan und Isolde

QUIZ 7
Question 1 (2 points) The second half of the nineteenth century saw growing _____ movements in most European countries. Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. communist b. fascist c. nationalist d. socialist e. None of these.

Question 2

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Frederic Chopin. b. Franz Liszt. c. Edvard Grieg. d. Edgar Allen Poe. e. None of these.

The first noteworthy American classical composer was: Student response:

General feedback: Edward MacDowell is the first noteworthy American composer; the so-called "Father of American Music" title goes to Charles Ives, whom we discuss later in a Trip devoted to American music. Question 3 (2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. New Hampshire. b. New York. c. Norway. d. Nova Scotia. Edvard Grieg was born in: Student response:

e. None of these.

Question 4

(2 points) Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. Lyric Pieces for piano. b. Piano Concerto in A minor. c. Peer Gynt Suite for orchestra. d. All of the above. e. None of the above.

Among Grieg's most famous works: Student response:

Question 5

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Croatian b. Czech c. Hungarian d. Rumanian e. None of these.

Dvorak was of _____ descent. Student response:

Question 6

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. American b. European c. New World d. Old World e. None of these.

While visiting the United States, Dvorak composed his "_____" Symphony No. 9. Student response:

Question 7

(2 points)

Like Mendelssohn, Meyerbeer came from a distinguished Jewish family and was born in _____. Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Berlin b. London c. Paris d. Vienna e. None of these.

Question 8

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Il Crociato in Egitto b. Le Prophte c. Les Huguenots d. Robert le Diable e. None of these.

The success of the opera entitled _____ brought Meyerbeer international acclaim. Student response:

Question 9

(2 points) Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. Les Hugeunots b Les Sylphides . c. L'africaine d Le Prophte . e. All of these are operas by Meyerbeer.

Which of these is NOT an opera by Meyerbeer? Student response:

General feedback: Les Sylphides is a ballet with music by Chopin; the other three titles are all listed in Trip 7 as Meyerbeer operas.

Question 10

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Jules Massenet. b. Camille Saint-Saens. c. Richard Strauss. d. Richard Wagner. e. None of these.

Meyerbeer was the target of an anti-Semitic essay written by: Student response:

Question 11

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Don Giovanni b. Don Escamillio c. Carmen d. Daphine e. None of these.

Georges Bizet's fame rests on a single work, _____, an all-time favorite of opera goers. Student response:

General feedback: If you were picking your very first opera to see, I would recommend this one. Question 12 (2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Meyerbeer. b. Rossini. c. Verdi. d. Wagner. e. None of these. The opera "The Barber of Seville" was written by: Student response:

Question 13

(2 points)

Gioacchino Rossini was one of the greatest and most popular _____ composers of all time. Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. opera b. oratorio c. string quartet d. symphony e. None of these.

Question 14

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Daphne and Chloe. b. William Shakespeare. c. William Tell. d. Zeus and Apollo. e. None of these.

Among Rossini's most famous works is: Student response:

Question 15

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Cavalli. b. Corelli. c. Handel. d. Verdi. e. None of these.

Along with Wagner, the greatest opera composer of his day was: Student response:

Question 16

(2 points) Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices

Which of these is NOT an opera by Giuseppi Verdi? Student response:

a. Aida b Canaletto . c. Otello d Rigoletto . e. All of these are operas by Verdi.

Question 17

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Falstaff. b. Faust. c. Il Egitto. d. Il Paisano. e. None of these.

Verdi's last opera is entitled: Student response:

Question 18

(2 points)

Verdi sums up his life philosophy in the vocal quartet from his last opera which translates roughly into English as: Student response: Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. All's well that ends well. b Behind every cloud, there's a . silver lining. c. If you can't beat 'em, join 'em. d Life is meant to be jolly. . e. None of these.

Question 19

(2 points)

Both the ascent of _____ and the emergence of Musical Nationalism occurred during the second half of the nineteenth Century.

Student response:

Correct Student Response Response

Answer Choices a. Italian Light Opera b. Romantic Grand Opera c. Symphonic composition d. Socialist music e. None of these.

Question 20

(2 points)

Another trend taking place during the second half of the Nineteenth Century was the emergence of a group of composers known as _____. Student response: Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. Les Six. b The Sturm und Drang . composers. c. The Dirty Dozen. d The Post-Wagnerians. . e. None of these.

QUIZ 8
Question 1 (2 points) Answer Choices a. infuse Classical form with Romantic expressivity. b master the Symphonic Genre. . c. reject the legacy of Beethoven. d embrace Wagnerian ideals in . music. e. None of these. Brahms' music can be characterized as an attempt to: Student response: Correct Student Response Response

Question 2

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. "A German Requiem". b. Four symphonies. c. Numerous songs. d. All of these. e. 1 and 2 only.

Brahms works include: Student response:

Question 3

(2 points)

Brahms was almost _____ years old when he published his First Symphony. Student response: Correct Response Student Response a. b. c. d. e. Answer Choices 10 20 30 40 50

Question 4

(2 points)

Many of the short lyric pieces for piano Brahms published in Opus 116-119, including the listening examples, are entitled: Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. ballades. b. intermezzos. c. scherzos. d. sonatas. e. None of these.

Question 5

(2 points)

Along with the Lullaby, Brahms most famous work is: Student response: Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. The opera Deutschland. b. The cantata Ein feste Burg. c. The German Symphony No. 5. d. The Hungarian Dance No. 5. e. None of these.

Question 6

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Mikhail Glinka. b. Mikhail Gorbachev. c. Peter the Great. d. Peter Ustinov. e. None of these.

The school of classical music composition in Russia began with the work of: Student response:

Question 7

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Popov-Smirnoff. b. Rimsky-Korsakov. c. Sviatoslav Richter. d. Sergei Seryeivich. e. None of these.

Besides Borodin, a great composer of the second generation in Russia was: Student response:

Question 8

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices

Besides his ballet music, Pyotr Tschaikowsky is also known for his: Student response:

a. Piano Concerto. b. Symphonies. c. Violin Concerto. d. All of these. e. None of these.

Question 9

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Brass band music b. French folk music c. German polka music d. Italian street songs e. None of these.

Listening to Tschaikowsky's music, elements of _____ can be heard. Student response:

Question 10

(2 points)

An interesting story about the Tschaikowsky Piano Concerto centers around American pianist: Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. George Gershwin. b. Oscar Levant. c. Oscar Peterson. d. Van Cliburn. e. None of these.

Question 11

(2 points)

Tschaikowsky drops his mask to bare his tortured soul in the final movement of his _____ Symphony, the "Tragic". Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. First b. Third

c. Fifth d. Seventh e. None of these.

Question 12

(2 points) Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. Chinese Dance b. French Dance c. Russian Dance d. Dance of the Reed Flutes e. Waltz of the Flowers

Which of these is NOT part of the music for the Nutcracker ballet? Student response:

Question 13

(2 points)

The famous Tschaikowsky orchestral work the 1812 Overture includes as part of its orchestration the use of a: Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. cannon. b. string of firecrackers. c. gong. d. volley of live gunfire. e. None of these.

Question 14

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Gustav Mahler. b. Richard Strauss. c. Hugo Wolf. d. All of these.

Anton Bruckner was important as a teacher; among his famous pupils was: Student response:

e. 1 and 3 Only.

Question 15

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. flutist. b. harpsichordist. c. organist. d. painter. e. sculptor.

Bruckner was also renowned as a(an): Student response:

Question 16

(2 points) Answer Choices a. announced his devotion to Brahms. b became deaf in his later years. . c. composed nine symphonies. d drank heavily. . e. None of these.

Like Beethoven and Dvorak, Bruckner: Student response: Correct Student Response Response

Question 17

(2 points)

Hugo Wolf carried on the tradition of the _____, bringing it to new heights of expressiveness. Student response: Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. French ballet b. German lied c. Italian opera d. Russian Orthodox music

e. None of these.

Question 18

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. sonatinas. b. serenades. c. scherzoes. d. nocturnes. e. None of these.

Wolf is almost exclusively remembered for the beauty of his _____ Student response:

Question 19

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. operas. b. symphonies. c. tone poems. d. All of these. e. 1. and 3. only.

Richard Strauss is most famous for his _____ Student response:

Question 20

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. operas b. symphonies c. tone poems d. All of these. e. 1. and 3. Only.

Gustav Mahler's fame rests on his nine _____ (the 10th is incomplete). Student response:

QUIZ 9 User ID: trkhon72 Started: January 22, 2007 4:23pm Attempt: 1 / 1 Finished: January 22, 2007 4:46pm Out of: 40 Time spent: 23 min. 21 sec.

Student finished 6 min. 39 sec. ahead of the 30 min. time limit. Question 1 (2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Johann Strauss, Jr. b. Johann Strauss, Sr. c. Levi Strauss. d. Richard Strauss. e. None of these.

The composer known as the Waltz King was: Student response:

Question 2

(2 points)

The composer mentioned in #1 above composed over _____ waltzes [note: only the most accurate answer will be considered correct]. Student response: Correct Response Student Response a. b. c. d. e. Answer Choices 200 400 600 800 1000

Question 3

(2 points) Correct Student Answer Choices

The European city that became known as "The Waltz Capital of the World" was: Student response:

Response

Response a. Berlin. b. Bonn. c. Budapest. d. Byzantium. e. None of these.

Question 4

(2 points) Answer Choices a. Sixteen Going on Seventeen. b. Edelweiss. c. The Blue Danube. d. Die Fledermaus. e. None of the above.

The title of Strauss' most famous waltz is: Student response: Correct Student Response Response

Question 5

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. symphonies. b. sinfoniettas. c. operas. d. operettas. e. None of these.

The British duo of Gilbert & Sullivan excelled in the writing of: Student response:

Question 6

(2 points) Answer Choices a. The first significant French composer

Gabriel Faure could rightfully be called Student response: Correct Student Response Response

b The father of modern French . music c. The finest opera composer in France in his day d The French Wagner . e. None of these.

Question 7

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. operas b. songs c. sonatas d. symphonies e. None of these.

Faure is noted for the beauty and lyricism of his Student response:

Question 8

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Mass in B minor b. Magnificat c. Vespers d. Ave Sancta Spiritus e. None of these.

Faure's _____ is considered his finest choral work. Student response:

Question 9

(2 points) Answer Choices a. His rejection of the hierarchy of triads.

The seminal event which profoundly impacted Debussy's music was: Student response: Correct Student Response Response

b Encountering Javanese . gamelan music at the World's Fair. c. Discovering the lost works of J. S. Bach. d His contact with Italian music . during his travels in Italy. e. None of these.

Question 10

(2 points) Answer Choices a. Non-traditional chords. b Non-traditional scales. . c. New musical forms he pioneered. d Tertian harmony. . e. None of these.

The terms pentatonic and whole-tone in Debussy's music refer to: Student response: Correct Student Response Response

Question 11

(2 points)

Debussy abandoned the concept of _____ as defined by Western harmonic practices; in the process, he redefined Western thinking about harmony. Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. cadences b. chords c. scales d. structure e. None of these.

Question 12

(2 points)

The new sounds of Debussy's music came to be referred to as musical:

Student response:

Correct Response

Student Response

Answer Choices a. Abstractivism. b. Dadaism. c. Expressionism. d. Impressionism. e. Surrealism.

Question 13

(2 points) Answer Choices a. Suite Bergamesque b La Mer . c. Images d Preludes . e. All of these are works by Debussy.

Which of these is NOT composed by Debussy? Student response: Correct Student Response Response

Question 14

(2 points)

Some of the Spanish influence in French composer Maurice Ravel's music can be traced to his ethnic heritage: his mother was of _____ descent, and he was born and lived near the _____ region of Spain. Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Basque b. Catalonia c. Granada d. Sevilla e. None of these.

Question 15

(2 points)

Ravel was one of the first classical composers to embrace _____ idioms which emanated

from America. Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Folk b. Jazz c. Native American d. Rock e. None of these.

Question 16

(2 points) Answer Choices a. Clair de Lune b Gaspard de la Nuit . c. Pavane pour une Infante defunte (Pavane for a Dead Princess) d Bolero . e. All of these are works by Maurice Ravel.

Which of these is NOT a work composed by Ravel? Student response: Correct Student Response Response

Question 17

(2 points) Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. his compositions. b. his writings and caricatures. c. his paintings. d. his operatic voice. e. None of these.

Erik Satie is most famous for: Student response:

Question 18

(2 points)

Though many French composers in the 19th century embraced German Romanticism, the general attitude of French intellectuals towards German Romanticism was: Student response: Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. they abhorred German cultural hegemony. b they found it "impossibly . ponderous". c. they parodied it as "excessive" or "obtuse". d All of these. . e. None of these.

Question 19

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. The Iron Cross b. The Grand Prix c. The Medal of Honor d. The Legion du Honeur e. None of these.

At the age of 18, Debussy was awarded _____ in Paris. Student response:

Question 20

(2 points) Answer Choices a. Die Fledermaus. b The Beautiful, Blue Danube. . c. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. d The Pirates of Penzance. . e. None of these.

A famous Gilbert and Sullivan operetta is: Student response: Correct Student Response Response

QUIZ 10 User ID: trkhon72 Started: January 22, 2007 4:50pm Attempt: 1 / 1 Finished: January 22, 2007 5:17pm Out of: 40 Time spent: 27 min. 30 sec.

Student finished 2 min. 30 sec. ahead of the 30 min. time limit. Question 1 (2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. ambient. b. furtive. c. optimistic. d. pessimistic. e. None of these.

The general attitude of late nineteenth-century European society was: Student response:

Question 2

(2 points)

A growing arms race between _____ and _____ exacerbated growing tensions on the Continent. Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Britain, France b. Britain, Germany c. France, Germany d. France, Russia e. Germany, Russia

Question 3

(2 points)

The total loss of life in World War I exceeded: (only the closest correct answer will be counted as correct)

Student response:

Correct Response

Student Response

Answer Choices a. over two million. b. over four million. c. over six million. d. over eight million. e. over ten million.

Question 4

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Extroversion. b. Introversion. c. Expressionism. d. Impressionism. e. None of the above.

The reaction to the war led to an artistic movement known as: Student response:

Question 5

(2 points) Answer Choices a. the next generation of waltz composers after Johann Strauss, Jr. b the work of Arnold Schonberg . and his followers. c. the followers of Johannes Brahms in Vienna. d the followers of Eduard . Hanslick in Vienna. e. None of these.

The term "Second Viennese School" refers to: Student response: Correct Student Response Response

Question 6

(2 points)

Chromaticism, which had already been pushed to extreme limits in Wagner's Tristan, was

completely unraveled by this 1899 composition: Student response: Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. Berg's Lulu. b Mahler's Sixth Symphony. . c. Schonberg's Verklarte Nacht. d Webern's Symphonic . Variations. e. None of these.

Question 7

(2 points)

Schonberg's transitional compositional period, in which tonality was abandoned, is known as his _____ period. Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. achordal b. atonal c. non-musical d. zero-tonal e. None of these.

Question 8

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Albert Giraud. b. Alfred Cortot. c. Arnold Piraud. d. Austin Pyrreaux. e. None of these.

His most important work during the period mentioned in #7 above was entitled: Student response:

Question 9

(2 points)

The term "Sprechstimme" refers to:

Student response: Correct Student Response Response

Answer Choices a. a staged event in a Schonberg vocal work. b a style of singing in-between . speech and song. c. a movement that emphasized facial features when singing. d an actor who prompts the . singers from backstage. e. None of these.

Question 10

(2 points)

In abandoning tonality completely, Schonberg wrote his own set of "rules" on how music was now to be composed; this new style of music, and the "rules" which accompanied it, are referred to as: Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Chromaticism. b. Diatonicism. c. Hexachordalism. d. Pentatonicism. e. None of these.

Question 11

(2 points)

The organization of the twelve tones of the chromatic scale into a pre-specified order is an important aspect of the compositional style mentioned in #10 above: this process, or ordering of tones, results in a construction referred to as a: Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. ball. b. line. c. row. d. set. e. None of these.

Question 12

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Elijah. b. Israel in Egypt. c. Messiah. d. Moses und Aaron. e. None of these.

Schonberg's most important dramatic work was the opera: Student response:

Question 13

(2 points)

Alban Berg's first opera was based, in part, upon his own military service during World War I, an experience he called: Student response: Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. "exhilarating". b. "my finest hour". c. "service to the Fatherland". d. "too degrading to recount". e. None of these.

Question 14

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Leila. b. Lulu. c. Werther. d. Wozzeck. e. None of these.

The title of Berg's opera mentioned in #13 above was: Student response:

Question 15

(2 points)

Berg's contemporary Anton Webern also followed Schonbergian models; unlike Berg,

however, Webern's music retains a(n): Student response: Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. Randomness of chance elements. b Intense emotional expressivity. . c. Economy of means. d Grand scale of Romantic style. . e. None of these.

Question 16

(2 points) Answer Choices a. Bremsenoten. b Fahrvergnugen. . c. Klangfarbenmelodie. d Viertelpfunderverpflichtigkeit. . e. Zehntausendneunhundertachtundachtzig.

Webern followed the Schonbergian concept of: Student response: Correct Student Response Response

Question 17

(2 points) Answer Choices a. bisecting the row by multiples of 2 on each successive occurrence. b categorizing each of the notes . based on volume and length. c. leaving off one note of the row every other time it occurs. d supplying successive tones of

The concept mentioned in #16 above refers to: Student response: Correct Student Response Response

. the row to different instruments. e. the practice of stringing notes like words are joined in the German language.

Question 18

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. symphonic pieces. b. chamber music. c. songs. d. All of these. e. None of these.

Webern's most important works are his: Student response:

Question 19

(2 points) Answer Choices a. Columbia University. b The University of California, . Los Angeles (UCLA). c. The University of Southern California (USC). d All of these . e. 2. and 3. Only.

During his years in the United States, Schonberg was affiliated with: Student response: Correct Student Response Response

Question 20

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. at Columbia. b. at UCLA.

Arnold Schonberg's archives are currently located: Student response:

c. at USC. d. in Vienna. e. None of these.

QUIZ 11 User ID: trkhon72 Started: January 22, 2007 5:19pm Attempt: 1 / 1 Finished: January 22, 2007 5:41pm Out of: 30 Time spent: 21 min. 31 sec.

Student finished 8 min. 29 sec. ahead of the 30 min. time limit. Question 1 (2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Kiev. b. London. c. Moscow. d. St. Petersburg. e. Vladivostok.

A major school of Russian Modernist musical composition was based in: Student response:

Question 2

(2 points)

After the Russian Revolution, many Soviet composers migrated to other countries; among those who remained was: Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Aram Khachaturian. b. Dmitri Kabalevsky. c. Dmitri Shostakovich. d. All of these. e. None of these.

Question 3

(2 points)

Together with Arnold Schonberg, _____ is the most important composer of the twentieth century

Student response:

Correct Response

Student Response

Answer Choices a. Sergei Prokofiev b. Dmitri Shostakovich c. Igor Stravinsky d. Pyotr Tschaikowsky e. None of these.

Question 4

(2 points)

The choreographer/director of a renowned Russian ballet troupe during the early 1900s was: Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Sergei Diaghelev. b. Asher Lev. c. Sergei Mendleyev. d. Mischa Sturyevevich. e. None of these.

Question 5

(2 points) Answer Choices a. Petrouchka. b The Rite of Spring. . c. L'oiseau de feu (The Firebird). d Stravinsky wrote music for . none of these. e. Stravinsky wrote music for all of these.

Which of these is NOT a ballet for which Stravinsky wrote music: Student response: Correct Student Response Response

Question 6

(2 points)

Stravinsky's breakthrough work - which was so controversial that a riot broke out after its premiere--was:

Student response: Correct Student Response Response

Answer Choices a. Petrouchka. b. The Rite of Spring c. L'oiseau de feu (The Firebird). d. Les noces. e. None of these.

Question 7

(2 points) Answer Choices a. clarity of sound and form. b avoidance of chromaticism and . Romantic style. c. mostly dissonant harmony. d reference to pre-19th century . materials or forms. e. All of these.

The new style called neoclassicism pioneered by Stravinsky featured: Student response: Correct Student Response Response

Question 8

(2 points) Answer Choices a. Symphonies for Wind Instruments b Octet . c. Oedipus Rex d Symphony of Psalms . e. All of these are important works of Stravinsky's neoclassical period.

Which of these is NOT an important work of Stravinsky's neoclassical period? Student response: Correct Student Response Response

Question 9

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Laudate Dominum. b. Mass. c. Qui Tollis. d. Veni Creator Spiritus. e. Veni Sancta Spiritus.

An important later Stravinsky work modeled on 14th and 15th century models was: Student response:

Question 10

(2 points)

Always innovative in trying on new styles, in his 70s Stravinsky turned to the one style he'd not yet attempted: Student response: Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. French Impressionism. b. German Romanticism. c. Russian Mysticism. d. Schonbergian Serialism. e. None of these.

Question 11

(2 points)

Prokofiev composed ballet music to the same subject his Russian predecessor Tschaikowsky had written music for some years before; that subject was: Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Romeo and Juliet. b. Samson and Delilah. c. Tristan and Isolde. d. Vladimir and Anastasia. e. None of these.

Question 12

(2 points)

Prokofiev wrote music for a famous Russian folk tale entitled:

Student response:

Correct Response

Student Response

Answer Choices a. Death and the Maiden. b. Prince Igor's Feast. c. Peter and the Wolf. d. Sascha and Ivan. e. None of these.

Question 13

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response a. b. c. d. e. Answer Choices 1 2 3 4 5

Prokofiev composed _____ piano concertos. Student response:

Question 14

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response a. b. c. d. e. Answer Choices 6 7 8 9 10

Prokofiev composed _____ piano sonatas. Student response:

Question 15

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Baroque..

Prokofiev is also famous for his _____ Concerto. Student response:

b. Classical. c. Romantic. d. Warsaw. e. None of these.

QUIZ 12 User ID: trkhon72 Started: January 22, 2007 5:44pm Attempt: 1 / 1 Finished: January 22, 2007 6:02pm Out of: 30 Time spent: 17 min. 47 sec.

Student finished 12 min. 13 sec. ahead of the 30 min. time limit. Question 1 (2 points) Answer Choices a. Claude Debussy b Vincent D'Indy . c. Cesar Franck d Jules Massenet . e. All of these are French Romantic composers.

Which of these was NOT a French Romantic composer? Student response: Correct Student Response Response

Question 2

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Classical b. Neoclassical c. Romantic

Camille Saint-Saens wrote in a _____ style. Student response:

d. Serialist e. None of these.

Question 3

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Organ b. Reformation c. Revolutionary d. Scottish e. None of these.

Saint-Saens Symphony No. 3 is also called the _____ Symphony. Student response:

Question 4

(2 points) Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. Carnival of the Animals. b. Parade of the Jesters. c. Secret Lives of Elaine. d. Wild, Wild West. e. None of these.

A parody work never intended for public performance is Saint-Saens': Student response:

Question 5

(2 points)

The most famous piece from the work mentioned in #4 above is entitled "The Swan", and features a beautiful solo for the: Student response: Correct Response Student Response a. b. c. d. e. Answer Choices Bassoon. Cello. Harp. Organ. Violin.

Question 6

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. oratorios. b. symphonies. c. sonatas. d. string quartets. e. None of these.

Giacomo Puccini was most renowned as a composer of _____ Student response:

Question 7

(2 points)

The plot of _____ deals with an ill-fated love affair between an American naval officer and a Japanese woman. Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Aida b. Madame Butterfly c. Tosca d. Turandot e. None of these.

Question 8

(2 points)

One of the most famous arias of all time, "Nessun dorma", which has been recorded by singers from Luciano Pavarotti to Michael Bolton, is from the Puccini opera: Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Aida. b. Madame Butterfly. c. Tosca. d. Turandot. e. None of these.

Question 9

(2 points)

The Puccini opera which sets the heroine and her lover Mario against a backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars is: Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Aida. b. Madame Butterfly. c. Tosca. d. Turandot. e. None of these.

Question 10

(2 points)

The Puccini opera set in China which features a plot in which the suitor seeking the hand of the Princess has to answer three questions correctly or lose his life is: Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Aida. b. Madame Butterfly. c. Tosca. d. Turandot. e. None of these.

Question 11

(2 points) Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. a rhapsody form. b. a rondo form. c. a symphony form. d. a theme and variations form. e. None of these.

For his Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Rachmaninoff used: Student response:

Question 12

(2 points) Correct Student Answer Choices

One of the sections of the Rhapsody was used as part of the soundtrack for the movie: Student response:

Response

Response a. Sleepless in Seattle. b. Somewhere in Time. c. Titanic. d. All of these. e. None of these.

Question 13

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Byzantine. b. Catholic. c. Jewish. d. Orthodox. e. None of these.

Rachmaninoff's music uses elements of Russian folk music and _____ liturgical chants. Student response:

Question 14

(2 points) Answer Choices a. His first trip to England b His first trip to the United . States c. His second tour of Europe d His triumphal return to Russia . e. None of these.

Rachmaninoff's Third Piano Concerto was written for what occasion? Student response: Correct Student Response Response

Question 15

(2 points)

Rachmaninoff's Third Piano Concerto is prominently featured in the Academy-Award winning movie: Student response: Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices

a. The Competition. b. Days of Wine and Roses. c. The Piano. d. Shine. e. None of these.

QUIZ 13 User ID: trkhon72 Started: January 22, 2007 6:23pm Attempt: 1 / 1 Finished: January 22, 2007 6:50pm Out of: 40 Time spent: 27 min. 4 sec.

Student finished 2 min. 56 sec. ahead of the 30 min. time limit. Question 1 (2 points) Answer Choices a. America's first avant-garde composer. b "The Father of American . classical music". c. an eclectic whose music eventually was recognized as innovative. d All of these. . e. None of these.

Charles Ives is renowned as: Student response: Correct Student Response Response

Question 2

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices

Ives experimented with: Student response:

a. Chromaticism b. Microtonality c. Polytonality d. All of these. e. B and C only.

Question 3

(2 points) Answer Choices a. "The Last of the Mohicans". b. "The American Impressionist". c. "The Guru of the Keyboard". d. "An American in Paris". e. None of these.

Charles Griffes was labeled: Student response: Correct Student Response Response

Question 4

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response a. c. e. Answer Choices Chicago New Orleans St. Louis

_____ is usually cited as "the birthplace of jazz". Student response:

b. Memphis d. New York

Question 5

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. African b. Caribbean c. European

Jazz incorporates musical elements of the _____ tradition. Student response:

d. All of these. e. None of these.

Question 6

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Broadway b. Brooklyn Bar c. Nightclub d. Swing Quarter e. Tin Pan Alley

Ragtime music was featured at the turn of the century in New York's _____ District. Student response:

Question 7

(2 points) Answer Choices a. revealed a huge potential market for music sales. b sold over 6 million copies. . c. helped birth the music industry in America. d All of these. . e. None of these.

Irving Berlin's song "Alexander's Ragtime Band" Student response: Correct Student Response Response

Question 8

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Stephen Foster. b. Charles Griffes. c. Charles Ives.

One of the greatest ragtime composers of all time was: Student response:

d. Scott Joplin. e. None of these.

Question 9

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. "Ragtime". b. "The Great Gatsby". c. "The Wright Brothers". d. "Chaplin". e. None of these.

A 1970s hit movie which revived interest in ragtime music was: Student response:

Question 10

(2 points) Answer Choices a. the Presidential Medal of Honor. b the Grand Prix du Rome. . c. the knighthood of St. Alban. d the Academy Award for Best . Score. e. None of these.

Scott Joplin was the first African-American composer to receive: Student response: Correct Student Response Response

Question 11

(2 points) Answer Choices a. has been called "The King of Jazz". b is one of the greatest musicians . of all time.

Louis Armstrong: Student response: Correct Student Response Response

c. was nicknamed "Satchmo". d All of these. . e. None of these.

Question 12

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Creole Junction Blues b. Potato Head Blues c. St. Louis Blues d. Weather Bird e. West End Blues

Which of these is NOT an important jazz work performed by Louis Armstrong? Student response:

Question 13

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Bootlegger b. Liquor runner c. Song plugger d. Tailor e. Peanut vendor

George Gershwin began his career as a: Student response:

Question 14

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response a. b. c. d. Answer Choices Bebop Boogie Jazz Ragtime

Gershwin attempted to infuse classical form with _____ elements. Student response:

e.

Rockabilly

Question 15

(2 points) Answer Choices a. American in Paris b Amsterdam Suite . c. Concerto in F d Rhapsody in Blue . e. All of these are orchestral works by George Gershwin.

Which of these is NOT an important orchestral work by George Gershwin? Student response: Correct Student Response Response

Question 16

(2 points) Answer Choices a. starred Gene Kelly in the movie version. b sought to more realistically . portray African-American life of that period. c. featured the use of symphonic form. d is set in Florida. . e. All of these.

George Gershwin's only opera, Porgy and Bess: Student response: Correct Student Response Response

Question 17

(2 points) Answer Choices a. I'm in the Mood for Love

Which of these is NOT a song written by George and Ira Gershwin? Student response: Correct Student Response Response

b I Got Rhythm . c. Love Walked In d Our Love is Here to Stay . e. All of these are songs written by George and Ira Gershwin

Question 18

(2 points) Answer Choices a. Bess, You Is My Woman Now b Come to me, Porgy . c. It Ain't Necessarily So d Summertime . e. All of these are songs from Porgy and Bess.

Which of these is NOT a song featured in Porgy and Bess? Student response: Correct Student Response Response

Question 19

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Fred Astaire b. Bing Crosby c. Gene Kelly d. Frank Sinatra e. None of these.

Gershwin's American in Paris was made into a movie featuring: Student response:

Question 20

(2 points) Answer Choices

Charles Griffes' work "The White Peacock" shows the influence of: Student response: Correct Student Response Response

a. Claude Debussy. b. French musical impressionism. c. ragtime. d. all of the above. e. a and b only.

Total score:

40 / 40 = 100.0%

QUIZ 14 User ID: trkhon72 Started: January 22, 2007 6:21pm Attempt: 1 / 1 Finished: January 22, 2007 6:51pm Out of: 40 Time spent: 29 min. 37 sec.

Student finished 0 min. 23 sec. ahead of the 30 min. time limit. Question 1 (2 points) Answer Choices a. The Dust Bowl era. b The Great Depression. . c. The Golden Days of Hollywood. d All of these. . e. None of these.

What important historical event took place during the 1930s? Student response: Correct Student Response Response

Question 2

(2 points)

This same time period saw the rise of the European dictator: Student response: Correct Response Student Response a. b. c. d. e. Answer Choices Franco. Hitler. Mussolini. Stalin. All of these.

Question 3

(2 points) Answer Choices a. was a leading film composer of Hollywood's Golden Age b considered a career as an actor . before turning to music. c. chose to reside in Austria rather than America. d All of these. . e. None of these.

Erich von Korngold: Student response: Correct Student Response Response

Question 4

(2 points) Answer Choices a. Captain Blood. b The Adventures of Robin . Hood. c. The Sea Hawk. d All of these. . e. A and B only.

Korngold won the Best Film Score Oscar for: Student response: Correct Student Response Response

Question 5

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Bela Bartok. b. Johannes Brahms. c. George Gershwin. d. Pyotr Tschaikowsky. e. None of these.

The world's first ethnomusicologist was: Student response:

Question 6

(2 points) Answer Choices a. Mikrokosmos b Music for Strings, Percussion . and Celeste c. Duke Bluebeard's Castle d Concerto for Orchestra . e. All of these are works by Bartok.

Which of these is NOT a work by Bartok? Student response: Correct Student Response Response

Question 7

(2 points)

The German composer Paul Hindemith coined the term _____, suggesting accessible music which would appeal to even the most common listener. Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Gebrauchsmusik b. Gesamtkunstwerk c. Klangfarbenmelodie d. Leitmotif e. Sprechstimme

Question 8

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response a. b. c. d. e. Answer Choices Collet. David. Henri. Rameau. Rousseau.

The term "Les Six" was coined by French poet and playwright: Student response:

Question 9

(2 points) Answer Choices a. Honegger b Milhaud . c. Poulenc d None of these are members of . "Les Six". e. All of these are members of "Les Six".

Which of these contemporary French composers is a member of "Les Six"? Student response: Correct Student Response Response

Question 10

(2 points) Answer Choices a. Benjamin Britten b Edward Elgar . c. Gustav Holst d Ralph Vaughan Williams . e. All of these are important 20th century English composers

Which of these is NOT an important 20th century English composer? Student response: Correct Student Response Response

Question 11

(2 points) Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. 2001: A Space Odyssey. b. The Planet of the Apes. c. Desiderata. d. Extra-Terrestrial. e. None of these.

Of all his compositions, Gustav Holst is most famous for the work: Student response:

Question 12

(2 points)

Aaron Copland is a leading 20th Century American composer; which of these is NOT a leading 20th Century American composer? Student response: Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. Elliott Carter b Roy Harris . c. Walter Piston d Roger Sessions . e. All of these are leading 20th Century American composers.

Question 13

(2 points)

The most popular form of jazz in America during the 1930s was called _____, and this time period is referred to as the _____ Era. Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Bebop b. Boogie-Woogie c. Rockabilly d. Swing e. None of these.

Question 14

(2 points) Answer Choices a. Charlie Parker b Count Basie . c. John Coltrane d Miles Davis . e. All of these are jazz greats mentioned in Trip 14.

Which of these is NOT a great jazz musician mentioned in Trip 14? Student response: Correct Student Response Response

Question 15

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Ella Fitzgerald. b. Billie Holiday. c. Ethel Merman. d. Bessie Smith. e. Kate Smith.

The performing artist known as "Empress of the Blues" was: Student response:

Question 16

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Anti-war songs b. Folk Music c. Ragtime d. All of these. e. None of these.

After World War II, _____ reemerged as an expression of protest. Student response:

Question 17

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Polka b. Rhythm and blues c. Swing d. Tribal e. None of these.

Rock music emerged from _____ music. Student response:

Question 18

(2 points) Answer Choices a. getting airplay for a new song by changing its lyrics. b changing the rhythm of the . music to reach a wider audience. c. having white performers perform songs written by black musicians. d promoting a new song enough . to have it played on "American Bandstand". e. All of these.

"Covering" a tune in the 1950s referred to the practice of: Student response: Correct Student Response Response

Question 19

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Elvis Presley. b. Fabian. c. Frankie Avalon. d. Ricky Nelson. e. None of these.

The artist who first popularized rock n roll music most successfully was: Student response:

Question 20

(2 points) Answer Choices a. America's most lucrative industry. b America's most powerful . lobby. c. America's greatest influence on world culture. d America's only living art form. . e. All of these.

It has been aptly said that along with Hollywood movies, rock music is: Student response: Correct Student Response Response

Total score:

40 / 40 = 100.0%

QUIZ 15 User ID: trkhon72 Started: January 22, 2007 6:24pm Attempt: 1 / 1 Finished: January 22, 2007 6:52pm Out of: 40 Time spent: 28 min. 42 sec.

Student finished 1 min. 18 sec. ahead of the 30 min. time limit. Question 1 (2 points) Answer Choices

Karlheinz Stockhausen: Student response: Correct Student Response Response

a. revived interest in the music of Richard Wagner. b opened a New School for . Music Study in Stockholm. c. pioneered the composition of electronic music. d All of these. . e. None of these.

Question 2

(2 points) Answer Choices a. wrote exclusively for the piano. b is considered a musical . conservative. c. consciously rejected electronic music and the avant-garde. d All of these. . e. None of these.

Milton Babbitt: Student response: Correct Student Response Response

Question 3

(2 points) Answer Choices a. the serialization of all aspects of music. b the importance of Italian . composers in the avant-garde movement. c. the music of Monteverdi as it translated onto the synthesizer. d All of these. .

Luigi Dallipiccola and Luciano Berio explored: Student response: Correct Student Response Response

e. None of these.

Question 4

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Chance music. b. Indeterminate music. c. Aleatory composition. d. All of the above. e. None of the above.

The compositional technique which includes randomness as a constant is called: Student response:

Question 5

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Blessed Silence. b. Bliss. c. Ode to Carl Jung. d. The Four Stages of Zen. e. None of these.

John Cage's most famous work - which involved a period of silence - is: Student response:

Question 6

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response a. b. c. d. e. Answer Choices Aleatory Classical Jazz Minimalist Serial

Steve Reich is famous as a composer of _____ music. Student response:

Question 7

(2 points)

Among the important works of composer Philip Glass is: Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. The Fried Potato. b. Einstein on the Beach. c. Nixon in Rio. d. The Cascades. e. Irreverent Behavior.

Question 8

(2 points)

The effect of academic bias and elitism in American and European universities created a hostile climate in which students of music composition could not receive positive sanction for their works unless they were deemed by academics to be: Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. as good as Beethoven. b. better than Bach. c. completely original. d. completely serialized. e. None of these.

Question 9

(2 points) Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Kennedy vs. Castro. b. Nixon in China. c. Reagan in Moscow. d. Rocky Revisited. e. None of these.

An important work by living composer John Adams is: Student response:

Question 10

(2 points) Correct Student Answer Choices

The genius behind the Beach Boys, who wrote most of their songs, is: Student response:

Response

Response a. Brian Epstein. b. Brian Wilson. c. Carl Wilson. d. Dennis Wilson. e. Wilson Phillips.

Question 11

(2 points)

The Beach Boys' breakthrough album which pioneered new uses of recording technology was entitled: Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Good Vibrations. b. Help Me Rhonda. c. Pet Sounds. d. Surfin' Safari. e. Surfin' USA.

Question 12

(2 points) Answer Choices a. Dr. Martin Luther King. b Judeo-Christian ethics. . c. Kennedy's assassination. d Marilyn Monroe's untimely . death. e. None of these.

The Beatles arrival in New York in the Spring of 1964 helped Americans forget: Student response: Correct Student Response Response

Question 13

(2 points)

The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, and the Who are some of the UK bands that began arriving in America in the 1960s; this "onslaught" was dubbed: Student response: Correct Student Answer Choices

Response Response a. The British Invasion. b. The Normandy Invasion. c. Revenge of the Boy Bands. d. Custer's Last Stand. e. None of these.

Question 14

(2 points)

The Beatles spent six months in the studio, then in 1967 released the breakthrough album _____, which featured classical and avant-garde elements and along with the Beach Boys' album (mentioned in #11 above), became the standard by which all other rock albums were measured. Student response: Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. Magical Mystery Tour b Revolver . c. Rubber Soul d Sergeant Pepper's Lonely . Hearts Club Band e. Yesterday, Today, and Forever

Question 15

(2 points) Answer Choices a. Joan Baez b Bob Dylan . c. Jimi Hendrix d Joni Mitchell . e. All of these are great folk music artists of the 1960s.

Which of these is not a great folk music artist of the 1960s? Student response: Correct Student Response Response

Question 16

(2 points)

An example of how the Beatles incorporated classical music instruments into their songs is: Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. A Day in the Life. b. Eleanor Rigby. c. Penny Lane. d. The Fool on the Hill. e. All of these.

Question 17

(2 points)

In the 1950s, the first person to place an electronic pickup on an acoustic guitar - hence inventing the electric guitar - and manufacture it successfully was: Student response: Correct Response Student Response Answer Choices a. Leo Fender. b. Bob Gibson. c. Buddy Holly. d. Les Paul. e. Eddie Van Halen.

Question 18

(2 points) Correct Student Response Response Answer Choices a. The Mellotron. b. The Moog Synthesizer. c. The Hammond B-3 organ. d. The Fender Rhodes piano. e. None of these.

The breakthrough electronic instrument of the 1960s and 70s was: Student response:

Question 19

(2 points)

The acronym MIDI stands for:

Student response: Correct Student Response Response

Answer Choices a. Make It Difficult, Idiot! b Much Information, . DisIntegration. c. Market It, Digest It. d Mind If I Don't smoke In here? . e. None of these.

Question 20

(2 points) Answer Choices a. any non-Western music. b music of East Asia only. . c. the harmony of the planets d music of primitive cultures . only. e. none of these.

The term "world music" refers to: Student response: Correct Student Response Response

Total score: -Tino Khong

40 / 40 = 100.0%