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CUI Music History 11

Renaissance Exam

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The Renaissance period is marked by an interest in ________ ancient Greek culture
The Renaissance period of music comprises roughly which centuries? 15th and 16th
The chief sixteenth-century keyboard genre in improvisatory style was ________ toccata
For much of the Renaissance, musicians working in Italy had been trained in _______ France, the Netherlands, or Flanders
Temperament is _________ tuning all pitches of a keyboard instrument to make thirds and sixths sound good
Ottavio Petrucci is known for _________ publishing music using a three-impression method
The main textures for the Renaissance were ________ homophony and imitative counterpoint
The contenance angloise refers to _______ the English style of polyphony
In what way did the Hundred Year's war influence music? English composers spent time in France
The form which contains a burden is the _________ carol
By the first half of the fifteenth century, the word motet was applied to ______ and polyphonic composition on a sacred Latin text other than the Ordinary of the Mass
Which of these statements is true of the duchy of Burgundy? It occupied cast tracts of land and rivaled the kingdom of France in influence
Fauxbourdon is best defined as ______ two composed voices with an improvised third voice, creating 6-3 chords
A mass in which all movements begin with the same motive is called a(n) _________ motto mass
Ockeghem spent most of his career in the service of __________ the kings of France
Pckeghem's Missa prolationem employs which compositional technique? canon
Which of the following statements describes the way(s) in which the bassus voice of the late fifteenth century differs from that of the masses of Du Fay? The range is a fourth lower
Point of imitation is defined as ________ a succession of imitate entrances
Imitation in paired voices is a characteristic of _________ Josquin
Who was Luther's principal musical collaborator? Johann Walter
What is a contrafactum? A piece in which a new text, usually sacred, is added to preexisting music
Which of the following statements characterizes Jean Calvin's attitude toward music? He allowed only unaccompanied singing of psalms at church services
What is/are the principal form(s) of Lutheran church music? chorale
What is/are the principal form(s) of Calvinist church music? metrical psalm
What is/are the principal form(s) of Anglican church music? madrigal and motet
Palestrina spent most of his career at institutions in _________ Rome
The main secular vernacular genre of sixteenth-century Spain was __________ villancico
By the middle of the sixteenth century, the typical Italian madrigal was written for ________ five or more voices
Madrigalism can be defined as _______ the literal depiction of an individual word or phrase
Musica Transalpina was a collection of ______ Italian madrigal that had been translated into English
The Triumphs of Oriana was _________ a collection of madrigals in honor of Queen Elizabeth
One composer known for his lute songs is _________ John Dowland
A consort is _________ and combination of instruments in a small group
The Renaissance instrument that is related to the modern trombone is the _________ Sackbut
The polychoral motet was culticated on a regular basis in __________ Venice
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