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75 Questions - Developed by: Laura Pawel - Developed on: - 1.862 taken

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    The piano was invented in...
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    When was the middle ages?
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    When was the Renaissance?
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    When was the Baroque?
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    When was the Classical period?
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    Gregorian chant is...
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    Who is the earliest known female composer?
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    Church modes uses an ancient scale and how many modes?
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    In the middle ages music was primarily vocal
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    What were troubadours/trouveres?
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    Who made the first important mass?
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    Who developed a way to measure rhythm and worked in the Notredom theater?
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    Renaissance was considered the golden age of a cappella music
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    When compared to Medieval music, Renaissance music has...
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    What is a motet?
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    What is a madrigal?
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    A pear shaped guitar
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    What is word painting?
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    What was the reformation?
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    What did Martin Luther do?
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    What is Humanism?
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    Important composers of Renaissance age...
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    What are elements of Baroque music?
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    What is basso continuo?
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    What is figured bass?
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    Aspects of Fugue...
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    What does stretto mean?
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    What does inversion mean?
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    What does pedal point mean?
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    Concerto grosso...
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    What is ritornello form?
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    What does tutti mean?
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    What is music inspired by dances?
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    What is a chorale?
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    What is a can'tata (Bach)?
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    What is oratorio?
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    What is a libretto?
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    What is recitative?
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    Who were the Camerata?
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    Who composed Orfeo?
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    Who was the first to use tremolo and pizzicato?
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    Who was England's greatest composer and made Dido and Aeneas?
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    Who was one of first to use double stops on string instruments?
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    Who was famous for working at a girl's orphanage?
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    What was Bach?
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    Bach would not compose...
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    Who is greatest master of fugue and counterpoint?
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    When was Bach and Handel born?
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    Did Bach die in 1750?
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    Handel is...
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    Who is master of Italian baroque opera?
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    Handel spent most of his life in...
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    What music form made Handel famous?
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    Elements of Classical music...
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    Classical known as...
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    Rise of the middle class and French Revolution happened in...
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    What does Rococo/Galant mean?
  • 58
    Elements of Concerto
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    Elements of chamber music (string quartet)
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    Elements of chamber music (piano trio)
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    A sonata has...
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    Employed by wealthiest Hungarian family and created 1st important string quartets
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    Child prodigy, toured Europe, troubled relationship with father
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    Composed in every genre and comic opera
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    Where was Beethoven born?
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    Where did Beethoven live from 16-death?
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    Beethoven replaced what with scherzo movement?
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    What is a cadenza?
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    Who connected Classical to Romantic?
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    What opera did Beethoven make?
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    Ninth Symphony Ode to Joy by Beethoven was...
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    First composer as artist
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    Rondo form
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    Mozart's requiem
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    Types of dance used in baroque suites

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