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the following are all characteristics of the renaissance except
a. optimism and self confidence
b. exploration of the world
c. unquestioned acceptance of church authority
d. a drive to understand the natural world
In the early 15th century, which city became the conter of business and cultural activity?
a. Paris
b. Bonn, Germany
c. Florence
d. Madrid
Who invented the movable-type printing press in 1440?
a. Da Vinci
b. Christopher Columbus
c. Gutenberg
d. Magellan
In the 15th and 16th centuries, exploreres traveled to faraway lands to do all the following except
a. spread Christianity
b. search for gold
c. establish friendly ties with new cultures
d. establish new settlements
Who brought about the protestant reformation in 1517 with 95 articles of complaint?
a. King Henry VIII
b. John Calvin
c. Martin Luther
d. the Hugenots
Martin Luther introduced a new kind of hymn called the
a. canon
b. chorus
c. chorale
d. chanson
Music in the Protestan services established by John Calvin consisted only of ____ tunes.
a. hymn
b. song
c. verse
d. psalm
This group of Protestants increased rapidly in France after the reformation.
a. Huguenots
b. Heterites
c. Mennonites
d. Calvinists
This group advocated reforms within the Catholic church and launched the counter-reformation.
a. Cathedral of Notre Dame
b. Council of Trent
c. Florentine Camerata
d. none of the above
The music of the Catholic composer _____ reflected sensitivity to some of the criticisms of Catholic music.
a. Machaut
b. des Prez
c. Palestrina
d. Ponce de Leon
The Renaissance reflected renewed interest among Europeans in
a. doctrines of the Catholic church
b. cultures of htenew world
c. arts of anciet Greece and Rome
d. all of the above
All of the following are characteristics of the Resaissance except
a. many important works of antiquity were destpised or ignored
b. the human and natural were appreciated and glorified
c. art was classical in style and generally religious in nature
d. emotional expression was carefully restrained
All of the following were Renaissance artists except
a. Da Vinci
b. Vespucci
c. Michelangelo
d. Bitticelli
This person was and exceptional female Renaissance artist
a. Raphael
b. Mona Lisa
c. Anguissola
d. Hilegard von Bingen
The following are all characteristics of Renaissacne architecture except
a. calm repose
b. graceful columns supporting but not obtruding
c. facades that are calm and smooth
d. an abundance of stained-glass windows
e. equal attention given to houses, palaces, public buildings, and churches
The Renaissance of music began in the
a. Floristans
b. Venetians
c. Netherlands
d. Burgundians
The Renaissance was the golden age of
a. monophony
b. polyphony
c. homophony
d. heterophony
All of the following are true about Renaissance vocal polyphony except
a. singers were usually unaccompained
b. all the voices shared similar melodic material
c. all the voices were of equal importace
d. the sound was very similay to medieval polyphony
The Renaissance motet had all the following features except
a. parts were played on instruments as well as sung
b. the text never mixed languages
c. it was based on popular melodies
d. the texture was imitative polyphony
The form of a Renaissance motet is
a. binary
b. ternary
c. strophic
d. through composed
The entrance of each new phase of a Renaissance motet is called a point of
a. imitation
b. initiation
c. demarcation
d. departure
The use of musical devices to express descriptive words or phrases in particularly emotional passages is called word
a. coloring
b. polishing
c. painting
d. brushing
Music where a chordal texture is produced by voices moving in the same rhythm is called
a. monorhythmic
b. polyrhythmic
c. homorhythmic
d. heterorhythmic
This Netherlands composer was considered by his contemporaties to be the greateest composer who ever lived
a. Palestrina
b. des Prez
c. Martin Luther
d. John Calvin
This composer was known as the "Prince of Musci"
a. Palestrina
b. des Prez
c. MArtin Luther
d. John Calvin
EAch of the following were features of Palestrina's compositional style except
a. a "transparent" texture
b. words that were not clearly understood
c. melodic lines that were easy to sing and retained melodic interest, producing simple harmonies
d. thirds a d sexths to giv it a richer sound
e. rhythms adapted to the flow of the text
In his 95 theses, Martin Luther suggested all of the following except
a. Latin should be eliminated fron church
b. some music should be sung by the congregation
c. hymns should be easy to learn
d. hymns should be in the vernacular
The congregational song introduced by Martin Luther was called the Lutheran
a. chant
b. canon
c. chorale
d. chanson
Corales had this form
a. binary
b. ternary
c. strphic
d. through-composed
Calvin proposed all the following except
a. singing Biblical verses called psalms
b. singing without accompaniment
c. singing Lutheran chorales
d. eliminating Latin from church
The Calvinists created this kind of song
a. hymn
b. chant
c. chorale
d. psalm tume
This book in the Bible is a collection of 150 songs of praise
a. music
b. psalms
c. hymns
d. chorales
The name for a collection of psalms suitably for singing is a
a. psalm book
b. book of psalms
c. psalter
d. psalter book
Psalm tunes had this kind of form
a. binary
b. ternary
c. strophic
d. through-composed
In the 16th century, psalm tunes were the prevalent form of Protestant music everywhere but
a. Italy
b. France
c. Germany
d. ENgland
16th century Germany introduced a new type of song to the secular repertoire, the
a. chant
b. motet
c. madrigal
d. chanson
The madrigal was like the motet in all of the following ways except both were
a. polyphonic
b. more vocal thatn instrumental
c. religious texts
d. important forms inthe Renaissance
The madrigal form was
a. binary
b. ternary
c. strophic
d. through composed
The following were all significant differences between the motet and the madrigal except
a. the madrigal was in Latin
b. most madrigals weren't religious
c. extreme word painting was used in madrigals
d. madrigals were sung at social gatherings
e. anyone who could read music could perform madrigals
Madrigals were known for extreme examples of word painting called
a. world stylings
b. madrigal paining
c. madrigalisms
d. none of the above
The madrigal originated in Italy but soon became popular in
a. Spain
b. France
c. Germany
d. England
In the ___ century composers started writing music for specific voice or instruments.
a. 16
b. 17
c. 18
d. 19
The most widely used instrument during the 16th century was a plucked instrument called the
a. viol
b. lute
c. vielle
d. clavichord
One of the greatest lute players of the Renaissance was
a. Calvin
b. Dowland
c. Weelkes
d. Palestrina
In the 15th and 16th centuries, the most popular string instrument that was bowed was the
a. viol
b. lute
c. vielle
d. clavichord
This instrument was a quiet keyboard instrument capable of subltle changes of volume and even a slight vibrato
a. harpsichord
b. clavichord
c. virginal
d. clavier
All of the followin are true of the harpsichord except
a. stops provided a change in timbrea dn allowed abrupt changes in dynamics
b. it could produce a vibrato
c. the cases were elaboratly decorated
d. the cases were inlaid with precious stones
These are all Renaissance instruments except
a. recorder
b. trumpet
c. trombone
d. clarinet
Instrumental ensemble consisting of member of the same family were called
a. concerts
b. consorts
c. sections
d ensembles
All of the following instruments were suitable for women to play in the Renaissance because the required no change in facial expression except
a. viol
b. lute
c. recorder
d. harpsichord