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Music of the Renaissance Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In comparison with Italian madrigals, English madrigals _____.

Question 2 2. How were early madrigals different from the later madrigals?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is an example of word painting?

Question 4 4. The pavane was often paired with which other dance?

Question 5 5. Which of the following pieces inspired the instrumental suite?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following Renaissance dances was a slow, processional-style, in 2-beat time?

Question 7 7. Which of the following composers exemplified the Virginalist style?

Question 8 8. Why did the Venetian, Flemish, and Virginal styles spread so quickly?

Question 9 9. How did Adrian Willaert solve the issue of the delay in sound between the two choir lofts at St. Mark's church?

Question 10 10. Which of the following was an unaccompanied secular vocal song in the Renaissance?

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Question 11 11. How did the relationship between vocal parts and instrumental parts change during the Renaissance?

Question 12 12. Which composer focused on the text rather than the music?

Question 13 13. Which composer was known for composing some of the first keyboard music?

Question 14 14. Which composer utilized the Venetian polychoral style?

Question 15 15. Why did demand for instrumental music rise during the Renaissance?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following was NOT a quality of Renaissance composition?

Question 17 17. What is imitative polyphony?

Question 18 18. Which pair of composers epitomized mid- and late Renaissance polyphony?

Question 19 19. Which of the following was popular during the Renaissance?

Question 20 20. How did dancing influence the music of the Renaissance?

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Question 21 21. What is a consort?

Question 22 22. Which composer wrote Ave Maria, gratia plena?

Question 23 23. How was Palestrina's style different from Josquin's style?

Question 24 24. Why was Dufay's Se La Face Ay Pale considered secular?

Question 25 25. Which composer wrote As Vesta Was From Latmos Hill Descending?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is an early collection of instrumental dance music by Tielman Susato?

Question 27 27. Which school started the polychoral style?

Question 28 28. Which composer was known for his motets?

Question 29 29. Which of the following innovations in musical composition occurred during the Renaissance?

Question 30 30. Emily is reading the sheet music for a Renaissance choral arrangement for six voices. Was this piece written in the early or late Renaissance, and why?

Music of the Renaissance Chapter Exam Instructions

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