Chapter 7 Multiple Choice

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    1. This dance replaced the mambo as the Latin dance of choice in the USA.
    C. cha-cha-cha
    B. beguine
    A. rumba
    D. montuno
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    2. Which of the following Latin dances originated in the United States?
    B. habanera
    A. rumba
    D. mambo
    C. tango
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    3. Tito Puente's "Complicacion" marks an important development in Latin popular music in America because:
    C. it incorporated Latin dance rhythms and words into the music
    A. it mixed big-band-style horns with a full Latin percussion section
    B. it was the first time an orchestra in the United States employed Latin musicians
    D. it was built upon a reverse clave rhythm
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    4. Which American popular dance has a similar rhythm to the habanera?
    A. fox trot
    C. the Charleston
    D. the shimmy
    B. cakewalk
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    5. In the first stage of the assimilation of Latin styles into American popular music:
    A. Latin sounds were adopted by big band dance orchestras
    C. Latin styles were seen and exotic novelties
    D. Latin sounds were incorporated into mainstream R & B
    B. Latin rhythms were woven into jazz compositions
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    6. Which famous classical composer wrote a habanera into an opera?
    D. Giuseppe Verdi
    C. Aaron Copland
    A. Cole Porter
    B. George Bizet
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    7. A montuno is:
    D. a closer relative to the cha-cha-cha
    A. an off-beat bass pattern
    B. a Latin percussion instrument
    C. an active pattern played by the piano
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    8. The biggest hit of 1955 was a Latin song, recorded by:
    B. Tito Puente
    A. Perez Prado
    D. Xavier Cugat
    C. Machito
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    9. The mambo would get a makeover in the late 1960s turning into this new style:
    C. tango nuevo
    A. the twist
    D. salsa
  • 10
    10. A tumbao pattern is typically heard by this instrument
    A. guitar
  • 11
    11. The country of origin for the Latin music hybrid known as the mambo is:
    C. Puerto Rico
    D. United States
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    12. The two "Mambo Kings" mentioned in our text:
    B. Tito Puente and Perez Prado
    D. Cole Porter and Xavier Cugat
    C. Perez Prado and Don Azpiazú
    A. Xavier Cugat and Tito Puente
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    14. In Afro-Cuban music, a syncopated repeated phrase, usually played on the piano.
    B. beguine
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    13. Don Azpiazú's 1930 recording of "El Manisero" ("The Peanut Vendor") is an example of this rhythm:
    D. rumba
    B. cha-cha-cha
  • 15
    15. His Latin orchestra popularized Latin music and acculturation through the medium of television.
    A. Tito Puente
    B. Perez Prado
    D. Desi Arnaz
    C. Xavier Cugat
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    16. Musical evidence suggests that the habanera also moved south to Argentina where it was the rhythmic basis of the:
    C. cha-cha-cha
  • 17
    17. This Latin dance, second of the Latin dance crazes in the US, grew out of the Cuban son:
  • 18
    18. One of the first recorded instances of African influence on European music can be found in this dance:
    B. bossa nova
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    19. Latin Music was assimilated into American popular music in three stages. Which statement is NOT an accurate description of one of those three:
    B. Latin styles emerged as exotic novelties, usually dance fads
    Latin styles helped influence the folk musicians as the two cultures could easily relate to living in the lower strata of society
    A. hybrids (or transformed) styles emerged: American musicians interpreted Latin music and American music was incorporated into Latin styles
    D. Latin music helped shape and infiltrate the fabric of R & B and rock-era popular music
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    20. Who was New York's first important sonero?
    A. Xavier Cugat ("Manteca")
    B. Desi Arnaz (Mertzono")
    C. Arsenio Rodriguez ("Mundial")
    D. Frank Grillo ("Machito")

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