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Examination Paper

Candidate Number

HISTORY 5
JANUARY 2014
TIME: 3 HOURS
Answer all questions.
Marks will be deducted for incorrect spelling of musical terms and names of composers.
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1.

In the space provided, place a P beside the correct answer.


f) Which of the following is NOT a movement of the Mass
Ordinary:
q Kyrie
q Gloria
q Gradual
q Credo

a) The slow movement of a classical symphny is most

often:
q
q
q
q

three part form


modified sonata-allegro
theme and variations
all of the above

g) Which of the following is regarded as the golden age of


a cappella style?
q Classical
q Medieval
q Renaissance
q Baroque

b) A hornpipe is a(an):
q instrument associated with sailors
q dance form associated with sailors
q English sailors tune
q particular sound from the organ

h) Which composer is best associated with the development


of stile concitato?
q Monteveredi
q Lully
q Purcell
q Handel

c) Wachet auf is associated with:


q a well know Protestant chorale tune
q J.S. Bach
q multimovement works with solo arias
q all of the above
d) Which of the following is NOT an influential female
keyboardist associated with Mozart:
q Antonia Salieri
q Maria Anna Mozart
q Maria Theresia von Paradis
q Barbara von Ployer
e) Which of the following is NOT a Baroque instrumental
dance work:
q pavane
q saltarello
q allemande
q goliard

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2.

I) Giovanni Gabrieli is credited with:


q developing a polychoral, antiphonal style
q organum
q cantus-firmus masses
q Italian madrigals
j) The Classical symphony generally consists of:
q four movements with contrast of key among
them
q four dance movements each in the same key
q prelude, passacaglia & fugue, each in the
same key
q three movements with contrast of key among
them

Complete the blank(s) with the correct word or phase.

a) Name two (2) orchestral suites by Handel.

b) Name two (2) English madrigal composers.

i)____________________________________________

i) ____________________________________________

ii)____________________________________________

ii) ___________________________________________

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c) Name three (3) operas by Mozart.

f) Name three (3) composers of Classical symphonies.

I) ____________________________________________

i)_____________________________________________

ii) ___________________________________________

ii)_____________________________________________

iii) ___________________________________________

iii) ____________________________________________

d) Name three (3) Baroque oratorios.

g) Name two (2) composers of Renaissance motets.

i) ____________________________________________

i)_____________________________________________

ii) ____________________________________________

ii)_____________________________________________

iii) ___________________________________________
h) Name two (2) types of Medieval minstrels.
i)_____________________________________________

e) Name three (3) Baroque keyboard instruments,


excluding the piano.

ii)_____________________________________________
i)_____________________________________________
ii)_____________________________________________
iii) ___________________________________________

[30] 3. In the spaces provided, briefly define ANY TEN (10) of the following. White a short definition of each
and refer to musical examples whenever possible. You may use either point or paragraph form.

a) humanism: ___________________________________

c) enlightenment: _________________________________

_______________________________________________

_________________________________________________

_______________________________________________

_________________________________________________

Example:___________________________________

Example:______________________________________

b) Requiem: ____________________________________

d) Baroque sonata: ________________________________

_______________________________________________

_________________________________________________

_______________________________________________

_________________________________________________

Example:___________________________________

Example:______________________________________

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e) Classical sonata: ______________________________

I) Fidelio: _______________________________________

_______________________________________________

________________________________________________

_______________________________________________

________________________________________________

Example:___________________________________

Example: ____________________________________

f) doctrine of the affections: ________________________

j) cyclical form: ___________________________________

_______________________________________________

_______________________________________________

_______________________________________________

_______________________________________________

Example: ___________________________________

Example: ____________________________________

g) antiphonal: ___________________________________

k) Empfinsamkeit: _________________________________

_______________________________________________

________________________________________________

_______________________________________________

________________________________________________
Example: _____________________________________

Example:____________________________________
h) cantata: _____________________________________

l) organum: ______________________________________

_______________________________________________

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_______________________________________________

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Example: ____________________________________

Example: ____________________________________

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4. On the separate sheet of paper provided, write a short paragraph about ANY FIVE (5) of the topics
given below.

a)

Briefly discuss Beethovens symphonies. Be sure to mention specific aspects of Beethovens musical language
and style in your answer.

b)

Briefly discuss the multimovement cycle of the classical masters. Make reference to specific composers and
works in your answer.

c)

Briefly discuss the French Ars Nova. Make reference to specific composers and works in your answer.

d)

Briefly discuss the Baroque fugue. Make specific reference to works by J.S. Bach in your answer.

e)

Discuss The Coronation of Poppea from 1642.

f)

Briefly discuss Classical opera. Make specific reference to specific composers and works in your ansewr.

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5. The musical excerpts given below are taken from pieces on your required listening list. Choose any
FIVE (5), and in the space provided give:
i)
ii)
iii)

the genre or type of composition (madrigal, string quartet, aria, etc.)


the complete title of the work. Include opus and movement where applicable.
the name of the composer

i)

Type:_____________________________________
Title:______________________________________
Composer:_________________________________

ii)

Type:_____________________________________
Title:______________________________________
Composer:_________________________________

iii)

Type:_____________________________________
Title:______________________________________
Composer:_________________________________

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iv)

Type:_____________________________________
Title:______________________________________
Composer:_________________________________

v)

Type:_____________________________________
Title:______________________________________
Composer:_________________________________

vi)

Type:_____________________________________
Title:______________________________________
Composer:_________________________________

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vii)

Type:_____________________________________
Title:______________________________________
Composer:_________________________________

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