music final

music final

opera
a drama that is sung
cadenza
a typical feature of a concerto is a free solo passage without orchestral accompaniment called the
all of the above
during his music career johann sebastian bach held the position of
porgy and bess
george gershwins folk opera ____ was far ahead of its time
microtonal
harry partch experimented with a ____ tuning system
her brother
higdon chose the title blue cathedral as a tribute to
it includes percussion instruments associated with turkish military music
how did haydns military symphony earn its nickname
9
how many symphonies did beethoven write
new orleans
louis moreau gottschalk was born in
absolute music
music composed with out literary or pictorial meanings is called
word painting
the expressive device that renaissance composers used to pictoralize words musically is called
sympony no. 9
the “ode to joy” is the finale of baeethoven’s
a cantus firmus
the fixed melody used as a basis for elaborate polyphonic writing in the renaissance was called
steinway
the piano manufacturer in NY that made major improvements to the instrument was
the proper
the portion of the mass that changes from day to day depending on the feast celebrated is called
leitmotifs
the principal themes in wagers operas which recur throughout and carry specific meanings are called
timbre
the quality of sound that distinguishes one instrument voice is
music that changes gradually
what is process music
strings
which group of instruments was the nucleus of the classical orchestra
the piano provided women with a socially acceptable performance outlet
which of the following best describes the role of women in the 19th century music
bob dylan
which of the following composers is considered one of Americas greatest poets as well
rent
which of the following is an example of a rock musical
unpredictable rhythms and meters
which of the following elements in the rite of spring could be considered the most innovative
the piano
which of the following was not an important keyboard instrument during the baroque
the rebirth if classical learning
which of the following was not a subject reflected in the poems of the troubadours and truveres
all consist of a pipe with holes
woodwind instruments
true
american musical theater developed out of the european comic opera or operetta tradition
false
a musical form based on a statement, a departure, and a restatement of the first idea is called binary form
true
bartok composed his concerto for orchestra while he was terminally ill
true
billie holidays billie blues retains the standard twelve-bar blues structure
false
during the romantic era piano music was intended for professional performers only
true
harry t burleigh incorperated blues-related harmony in his arraignment if sweet low sweet chariot
true
immigrant composers were importantly in the history of vaudeville
false
in western music the octave is divided into seven equal parts which make up the chromatic scale
true
matrin luther launched the reformation movement
true
ragtime was named for its ragged highly syncopated rhythms and melodies
true
repetition is an important element of minimalism
true
segi prokofeiv composed the popular peter and the wolf
true
stardivarius, guarneri, and amati were famous makers of violins during the baroque era
true
the harlem renaissance highlighted af american intellectual life in the 1920s and 1930s
false
the music of charles ives was very popular and was performed frequently during his lifetime
china
tan dun combines western musical styles with those of
john adams
which of the following composers wrote the opera nixon in china
howard shore
who composed the music for the lord of the rings trilogy
the organ
the keyboard instrument that uses various sets of pipes to create constraining colors is