Medieval Music Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is Machaut's most famous composition?

Question 2 2. Which composers contributed to the Magnus Liber Organi?

Question 3 3. During which time period was the first complete annual cycle of chants for the mass in two parts written?

Question 4 4. Which period is known for motets using imitative polyphony?

Question 5 5. Why did medieval church music have such specific rules?

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Question 6 6. When was the medieval period?

Question 7 7. Which composer added additional vocal parts to Gregorian chants?

Question 8 8. How were the songs of troubadours different from church music from the same time period?

Question 9 9. Troubadours were also referred to as _____.

Question 10 10. Which famous troubadour is known for having the most surviving pieces?

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Question 11 11. Which composer wrote one of the earliest morality plays?

Question 12 12. How did Josquin des Prez affect the style of the Renaissance period?

Question 13 13. Which of the following composers wrote in the Ars Antiqua style?

Question 14 14. In which musical period did motets begin being written?

Question 15 15. What is the correct chronological order of the following composers?

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Question 16 16. Which type of polyphonic music was used in the mid-medieval period?

Question 17 17. Which composer wrote both sacred and secular music?

Question 18 18. What is organum?

Question 19 19. How did Guillaume de Machaut influence other composers?

Question 20 20. How were Gregorian chants sung?

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Question 21 21. How does the organum chant differ from earlier forms?

Question 22 22. Who were the troubadours?

Question 23 23. Why is the book Scivias important in the study of Hildegard von Bingen ?

Question 24 24. How was the music of Hildegard von Bingen's unlike the music of the time period?

Question 25 25. In which musical time period were troubadours popular?

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Question 26 26. Which composer is responsible for bridging the Ars Antiqua and the Ars Nova?

Question 27 27. Which of the following composers represented the Ars Antiqua school of thought?

Question 28 28. Which of the following was a type of medieval court musician?

Question 29 29. Which Counter-Reformation era composer was known for his masses and motets?

Question 30 30. Which of the following shows the correct composer with his/her composition?

Medieval Music Chapter Exam Instructions

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