Historical information about sacred music dates from about the 12th century.(T/F)
In the Roman Catholic Church chants were sung in the vernacular.(T/F)
Gutenberg’s invention in the 15th century resulted in printed music.(T/F)
Western music was influenced by the doctrines and descriptions of ancient Egyptian society.(T/F)
The motet is designed to be performed by the congregation.(T/F)
A madrigal is a sacred composition.(T/F)
During the Renaissance, instrumental music was relatively independent of vocal music.(T/F)
The __________ dominated the history of Western music for its first 1400 years.
When secular music and drama were added to the church liturgy this was called:
Gregorian chant was:
a system of organizing chants attributed to Pope Gregory
Chant was set in:
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:
Polyphonic texture came into existence around the:
An important region in the development of notation was:
When each voice enters separately, but imitates the previous voice this is called:
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:
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.
Machaut’s setting of the mass was important because of:
the unity between its parts
Polyphonic settings of the mass were most prevalent in:
Madrigals are typically written in:
The viele was the forerunner of the:
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?
Name the five parts of the ordinary.
Kyrie, Gloria, Credo, Sanctus, Agnus Dei
Name the two countries where madrigals flourished.
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?
a single line melody
music having more than one melody at the same time, each of equal importance
one melody supported by harmonic accompaniment
refers to music having a polyphonic texture
The Play of Daniel
a liturgical drama
the main musical style of the Medieval church
singing with more than one note per syllable
the everyday language of the people
singing with one note per syllable
when the chant is used as the basis for a polyphonic composition 44. polychoral motets::pieces for multiple choirs
choirs singing in response to each other
same text sung simultaneously by all voices
a group of similar instruments
Anglican counterpart of the Latin motet
Josquin des Prez
best known for his motets reflecting the Renaissance attitude
believed polyphony and an understanding of the text could co-exist
known for his works for multiple choirs