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Quiz Questions Answer Key ­ Michael Bakan


Chapter Seven
1. __________ is the generic term for mainly percussion-based ensembles of Bali, Java, and other
islands of Indonesia.
a. Gamelan
2. Balinese Hinduism is a blend of Hinduism and
d. B and C, but not A
3. The indigenous peoples of Bali who do not practice Hinduism are known as the __________,
meaning “original Balinese.”
b. Bali Aga
4. Central Javanese court gamelan and Balinese gamelan gong kebyar are similar because
d. A and B, but not C
5. The “shimmering” quality of the instruments in gamelan gong kebyar is due to
c. paired tuning of instruments
6. The kilitan telu interlocking rhythms in Balinese gamelan are described in the chapter as being
symbolic of
b. Balinese cultural values of communal interdependence
7. The Balinese dance-drama Kecak
d. all of the above
8. The root foundation of beleganjur music is a gong cycle
a. of eight beats called gilak
9. The function of the gamelan beleganjur in cremation rituals is
a. to intimidate and drive away evil spirits
10. In the Balinese caste system, 90 percent of Balinese belong to the ___________ caste.
d. commoner­resources/chapter­seven/quiz­questions­answer­key/


The main goal of a group competing in a beleganjur contest (lomba beleganjur) is d. drums 13. a Balinese neighborhood organization 12. the beleganjur music increases in volume and intensity 15. I Wayan Balawan is famous for his skills as d. The word banjar refers to c. The contest musical style called kreasi beleganjur become popular in­resources/chapter­seven/quiz­questions­answer­key/ 2/2 . gerak 18. In cremation ceremonies. Choreographed sequences in kreasi beleganjur compositions are called _________. Whenever a Balinese funeral procession reaches a crossroad b. Which instruments “direct” gamelan ensembles by signaling changes in tempo and cueing new musical sections? b. an electric guitarist 22.8/24/2016 Quiz Questions Answer Key ­ Michael Bakan 11.Pet” c. to intimidate and drive away evil spirits such as bhutas and leyaks 14. Kreasi beleganjur places a high value on d. to impress the judges and audience by balancing tradition and innovation within the context of a virtuosic performance medium 17.Ph. The piece “B. The first well-known Western composer to become fascinated with gamelan music was a. features a hip-hop DJ performing as the scratch turntable soloist in a context that also uses Balinese gamelan and other instruments http://michaelbakan. b. The kreasi beleganjur composer I Ketut Suandita is well known for d. all of the above 20. beleganjur music is used as a “weapon” a. the mid-1980s 16. all of the above 19. Claude Debussy 21.A.