Music of the Renaissance Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which school started the polychoral style?

Question 2 2. Why did the Venetian, Flemish, and Virginal styles spread so quickly?

Question 3 3. How did Adrian Willaert solve the issue of the delay in sound between the two choir lofts at St. Mark's church?

Question 4 4. Which of the following pieces inspired the instrumental suite?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is an early collection of instrumental dance music by Tielman Susato?

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Question 6 6. How was dancing in the Renaissance different from dancing today?

Question 7 7. Which composer was known for his motets?

Question 8 8. Which of the following was a popular instrument during the Renaissance?

Question 9 9. How did the relationship between vocal parts and instrumental parts change during the Renaissance?

Question 10 10. Madrigals are typically performed by what type of group?

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Question 11 11. Which composer wrote As Vesta Was From Latmos Hill Descending?

Question 12 12. How were early madrigals different from the later madrigals?

Question 13 13. How did dancing influence the music of the Renaissance?

Question 14 14. What is a consort?

Question 15 15. Which of the following was popular during the Renaissance?

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Question 16 16. Why did demand for instrumental music rise during the Renaissance?

Question 17 17. Which of the following innovations in musical composition occurred during the Renaissance?

Question 18 18. Which composer was known for composing some of the first keyboard music?

Question 19 19. 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?

Question 20 20. What is imitative polyphony?

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Question 21 21. How does counterpoint work?

Question 22 22. Which composer's music aligned with the ideals of the Counter-Reformation?

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

Question 24 24. Which composer wrote music during the early Renaissance period?

Question 25 25. Which of the following composers exemplified the Virginalist style?

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Question 26 26. The pavane was often paired with which other dance?

Question 27 27. Which of the following was an unaccompanied secular vocal song in the Renaissance?

Question 28 28. In comparison with Italian madrigals, English madrigals _____.

Question 29 29. Which of the following types of composition specifically allowed for improvisation?

Question 30 30. Which composer utilized the Venetian polychoral style?

Music of the Renaissance Chapter Exam Instructions

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