Intro to Music Final Exam

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  1. Hildegard von Bingen's Alleluia, O virga mediatrix
    • A) Female composer in the Middle Ages 
    • B) Sacred work
    • C) Monophonic texture
  2. Guillaume de Machaut's Puis qu'en oubli
    • A) Ars Nova secular work
    • B) Example of early polyphony
    • C) Polyphonic texture
  3. Palestrina's "Gloria'' from Pope Marcellus Mass
    • A) Late Renaissance
    • B) Post Council of Trent sacred music
    • C) Sacred music for the mass ordinary
    • D) Polyphonic texture
  4. Henry Purcell's "Dido's Lament" from Dido and Aeneas
    • A) Baroque opera, English text
    • B) Aria
    • C) Monodic texture (monody)
  5. Bach's "Chorale Fantasia" from Cantata No. 140, Wachet auf
    • A) Late Baroque Sacred music 
    • B) Cantata written for Lutheran worship service 
    • C) Highly polyphonic
  6. Bach's "Contrapunctus 1" from The Art of Fugue
    • A) Late Baroque keyboard music
    • B) Figured Bass
    • C) Highly polyphonic
  7. Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67, first movement
    • A) Late Classical symphony  
    • B) One theme used to unify the multi-movement work
    • C) Theme characterized by composer as "fate knocking at the door"
  8. Schubert's "Elfking"
    • A) Early romantic art song
    • B) Written for home entertainment and parlor performance 
    • C) Example of word painting 
    • D) Homophonic
  9. Chopin's Mazurka in B-flat minor, Op. 24, No. 4
    • A) Early romantic piano solo music
    • B) Written for home entertainment and parlor performance
    • C) Based on a folk dance
    • D) Written to push the technical boundaries of the better-constructed piano
  10. 10. Berlioz’s “March to the Scaffold” (4th movement) from Symphonie Fantastique
    • A) Early Romantic Programmatic Symphony
    • B) First major programmatic symphony written
  11. 11. Smetana’s The Moldau from My Country
    • A) Romantic Symphonic Poeme
    • B) Both Programmatic and Nationalist
    • C) This piece is about the river Moldau, running through Prague
  12. 12. Wagner’s “Ride of the Valkyries”, the opening of Die Walküre
    • A) Romantic Music Drama by Wagner’s standards
    • B) Considered Opera today
    • C) Based on ancient Norsk folklore
  13. 13. Debussy’s Prelude to “The Afternoon of a Faun”a. Post-Romantic Symphonic Poeme
    • a. Post-Romantic Symphonic Poeme
    • b. Programmatic
    • c. Utilizes non-traditional tonalities
    • d. Impressionist movement
  14. 14. Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring, “Dance of the Youths and Maidens”
    • a. Early 20th Century Ballet
    • b. Primitivist
    • c. Polytonal, Atonality, and rhythm-based work
  15. 15. Schoenberg’s Pierrot lunaire, No. 18 “Der Mondfleck”
    • a. 20th Century Song Cycle
    • b. Serialism and Atonality
    • c. Expressionist movement
  16. 16. Ives’ “Country Band March”
    • a. Early 20th Century American concert music
    • b. Nationalistic
    • c. Utilizes American folk tunes
    • d. Polytonality and Atonality
  17. 17. Revueltas’ Homage to Federico Garcia Lorca, “Son”
    • a. Early 20th Century Mexican concert music
    • b. Nationalistic
    • c. Utilizes mariachi influences
  18. 18. Cage’s Sonatas and Interludes, “Sonata V”
    • a. Mid 20th Century piano music
    • b. Experimental work for prepared piano
  19. Higdon's blue Cathedral
    • a. Late 20th century orchestral work
    • b. tone poem
    • c. largely homophonic
  20. Part's Cantate Domino canticum novum
    • a. Late 20th century choral work
    • b. minimalist
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Intro to Music Final Exam
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