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MUS 165 - Part II

Part II - Chapters 7-9

QuestionAnswer
The traditional Gregorian chant sung at funerals? Dies Irae
The monophonic chant originally sung unaccompanied in Latin by monks and priests in the Roman Catholic Church? Gregorian Chant
A ritual for public worship? Liturgy
The parts of the Mass that are ordinarily included, regardless of the church season: Kyrie, Gloria, Credo, Sanctus, and Agnus Dei. Ordinary
The portion of the Mass that is "proper" for a designated day in the church year? Proper
The funeral Mass of the Roman Catholic Church? Requim
Two composers at the Nortre Dame Cathederal in Paris who experimented in polyphonic music and were among the first to write in rhythmic modes? Leonin and Perotin
French composer who also wrote poetry and is generally considered to be the first to write a complete polyphonic setting of the Mass Ordinary? Guilllame de Machaut (1300-1377)
A preexisting melody that is used as the basis for a polyphonic vocal work? Cantus Firmus
A low, continuous sound that lasts throughout a piece of music? Drone
An instrumental dance during the Middle Ages? Estampie
A sacred composition for voices? Motet
The constant repetition of certain rhythm patterns, much like poetic meters? Rhythmic modes
Flemish composer who was the highest paid composer of his time, he also perfected the point of imitation compositional technique? Josquin Des Prez (1440-1521)
German woman who believed she received visions from God and wrote music, including Ordo Virtutum, an early morality play? Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179)
An Italian composer who was the perfection of the Renaissance A Capella style? Palestrina (1526-1594)
An English composer known mainly for his church music and madrigals? Thomas Weelkes (1576-1623)
Unaccompanied choral music is? A capella
A French polyphonic song of the seventeenth century? Chanson
A free, secular, imitative work for voices? Madrigal
A sacred vowel composition developed during the Renaissance? Renaissance Motet
The compositional technique of having the musical sounds reinforce the words being sung? Text (Word) Painting
The music of the early Greeks sounded like? No one knows what it really sounded like
A Greek chorus accompanied dramas with melodic songs. False (The chorus did not sing, however; instead, it chanted in a singsong style.)
A mass for the dead includes all but which one of the following Gloria
Gregorian chant has no? All of these choices (Metrical rhythm, Harmony, Dramatic qualities, Major/Minor scales)
Many of the practices of the Christian church were adapted from? Judaism
The original notation of the Gregorian chant consisted of square notes and no indication of meter. True
Gregorian chants were basically hymns sung by the congregation at worship services. False
The early Greek who discovered the basic acoustical quality of musical sounds was? Pythagoras
An important Greek philosopher who strongly advocated music as essential for an educated person was? Plato
Does not have a metrical rhythm? Gregorian chant
The Kyrie, Gloria, Credo, Sanctus, and Agnus Dei constitute what part of the Mass? The Ordinary
Hildegard's Ordo Virtutum is? A morality Play
All parts of Ordo Virtutum were sung except? The devil's
The approximate years of the medieval period are? 1100-1450
Chivalry was an outlook or attitude that? Glorified women
Polyphony began? When Monks and Priests tired of Gregorian Chant
Polyphony in music is? Two or more different melodies being performed at the same time
Leonin and Perotin had all but which of the following in common? They sought recognition for their music throughout France
This is true of medieval motets. They were based on a phrase of Gregorian Chant.
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