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Question 1 1. The opera 'William Tell' is an example of which style of opera?
Question 2 2. A section of a song in an opera where the singer is allowed to improvise and show off her skills is referred to as a _____.
Question 3 3. This low but bright male vocal in an opera is often a foolish or comic character that is capable of emotional depth.
Question 5 5. The school of thought that any new musical composition must be based on a preexisting composition is known as:
Question 6 6. How did motets from the Medieval period compare with motets from the Renaissance period?
Question 7 7. _____, or sacred songs with multiple vocal parts of varying texts, became popular in the late 1100s.
Question 8 8. How many pitches does an octave span?
Question 9 9. Which of the following statements concerning Mozart's Symphony no. 40 in G Minor is most accurate?
Question 10 10. What were the approximate years of the Classical music period?
Question 11 11. Which of the following composers wrote music during the Classical period?
Question 12 12. Which composer's life and music helped inspire musical Romanticism?
Question 13 13. What is jazz fusion?
Question 14 14. Which type of jazz music became popular in the 1980s?
Question 15 15. What is syncopation?
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