CH9 Practice

CH9 Practice

Historical information about sacred music dates from about the 12th century.(T/F)
False
In the Roman Catholic Church chants were sung in the vernacular.(T/F)
False
Gutenberg’s invention in the 15th century resulted in printed music.(T/F)
True
Western music was influenced by the doctrines and descriptions of ancient Egyptian society.(T/F)
False
The motet is designed to be performed by the congregation.(T/F)
False
A madrigal is a sacred composition.(T/F)
False
During the Renaissance, instrumental music was relatively independent of vocal music.(T/F)
False
The __________ dominated the history of Western music for its first 1400 years.
Catholic Church
When secular music and drama were added to the church liturgy this was called:
liturgical drama
Gregorian chant was:
a system of organizing chants attributed to Pope Gregory
Chant was set in:
monophonic texture
The performance of chant can be:
only syllabic, only melismatic, a combination of syllabic and melismatic, all of these
The scale patterns of Gregorian chants are referred to as:
church modes
Polyphonic texture came into existence around the:
11th century
An important region in the development of notation was:
northern France
When each voice enters separately, but imitates the previous voice this is called:
imitative counterpoint
Thick, Renaissance polyphony produced a problem, namely:
the obscuring of the text
Individuals such as Michelangelo, da Vinci, Luther, and Shakespeare were associated with the:
Renaissance period
In the Renaissance patronage of the arts began to shift from:
the church to the courts
The __________ of the mass varies according to the church calendar.
proper
Machaut’s setting of the mass was important because of:
the unity between its parts
Polyphonic settings of the mass were most prevalent in:
Italy
Madrigals are typically written in:
the vernacular
The viele was the forerunner of the:
violin
List, together with their dates, the six periods of music history presented in the text.
Medieval 450-1450, Renaissance 1450-1600, Baroque 1600-1750, Classic 1750-1820, Romantic 1820-1900, Modern 1900-present
Name the three musical textures.
Monophony, Polyphony, Homophony
To what does SATB refer?
Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass
What are the main, sacred, choral genres of the Renaissance?
mass, motet
Name the five parts of the ordinary.
Kyrie, Gloria, Credo, Sanctus, Agnus Dei
Name the two countries where madrigals flourished.
England, Italy
Name a common Renaissance keyboard instrument.
harpsichord or clavichord
The reform of 1517 divided the church into what two groups?
Catholic and Protestant
What composer fought to retain polyphony in the Catholic Church during the reformation?
Palestrina
monophony
a single line melody
polyphony
music having more than one melody at the same time, each of equal importance
homophony
one melody supported by harmonic accompaniment
counterpoint
refers to music having a polyphonic texture
The Play of Daniel
a liturgical drama
chant
the main musical style of the Medieval church
melismatic
singing with more than one note per syllable
vernacular
the everyday language of the people
syllabic
singing with one note per syllable
cantus firmus
when the chant is used as the basis for a polyphonic composition 44. polychoral motets::pieces for multiple choirs
antiphonally
choirs singing in response to each other
homorhythmic
same text sung simultaneously by all voices
consort
a group of similar instruments
anthem
Anglican counterpart of the Latin motet
Josquin des Prez
best known for his motets reflecting the Renaissance attitude
Palestrina
believed polyphony and an understanding of the text could co-exist
Giovanni Gabrieli
known for his works for multiple choirs