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Renaissance Music: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The pavane was often paired with which other dance?

Question 2 2. Which of the following types of composition specifically allowed for improvisation?

Question 3 3. How did the relationship between vocal parts and instrumental parts change during the Renaissance?

Question 4 4. Which pair of composers epitomized mid- and late Renaissance polyphony?

Question 5 5. Why did demand for instrumental music rise during the Renaissance?

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Question 6 6. Which composer focused on the text rather than the music?

Question 7 7. Which of the following was a popular instrument during the Renaissance?

Question 8 8. Which composer wrote Ave Maria, gratia plena?

Question 9 9. Where were the first madrigals developed?

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

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Question 11 11. Which of the following was an unaccompanied secular vocal song in the Renaissance?

Question 12 12. Which of the following was popular during the Renaissance?

Question 13 13. Why was Dufay's Se La Face Ay Pale considered secular?

Question 14 14. How did Adrian Willaert solve the issue of the delay in sound between the two choir lofts at St. Mark's church?

Question 15 15. Which of the following innovations in musical composition occurred during the Renaissance?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following composers exemplified the Virginalist style?

Question 17 17. Which composer was known for incorporating brass instruments into religious choral music?

Question 18 18. Which of the following Renaissance dances was a slow, processional-style, in 2-beat time?

Question 19 19. How was Palestrina's style different from Josquin's style?

Question 20 20. Which composer's music aligned with the ideals of the Counter-Reformation?

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Question 21 21. How were early madrigals different from the later madrigals?

Question 22 22. How did dancing influence the music of the Renaissance?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is an early collection of instrumental dance music by Tielman Susato?

Question 24 24. Which of the following was a hallmark of the music of Josquin des Prez?

Question 25 25. Which composer was known for his motets?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following was one of the most important instruments of the Renaissance?

Question 27 27. How was dancing in the Renaissance different from dancing today?

Question 28 28. Which school started the polychoral style?

Question 29 29. 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 30 30. Which of the following was NOT a quality of Renaissance composition?

Renaissance Music: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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