The Baroque Period in Music: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following oratorios contains the Hallelujah chorus?

Question 2 2. In a fugue, what is an episode?

Question 3 3. How did baroque era composers differentiate their music from that of previous generations?

Question 4 4. Which type of piece is typically played on an organ?

Question 5 5. How are operas and oratorios similar?

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Question 6 6. Which musical texture is an example of counterpoint?

Question 7 7. What was the doctrine of affections?

Question 8 8. How is contrast achieved in a fugue?

Question 9 9. How does counterpoint work?

Question 10 10. During which century were the standards for oratorio developed?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following statements about English oratorio is TRUE?

Question 12 12. Which counterpoint style was typically used in dance suites and preludes during the Baroque era?

Question 13 13. What is an oratorio?

Question 14 14. What is modulation in a fugue?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is NOT part of a fugue?

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Question 16 16. Which type of piece allows for improvisation by the performer?

Question 17 17. Which of the following styles of composition had the strictest counterpoint?

Question 18 18. What was one development made to the organ during the Baroque period?

Question 19 19. Which of the following are indicators of baroque music?

Question 20 20. How is the pianoforte an improvement upon the clavichord and the harpsichord?

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Question 21 21. What is figured bass?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is NOT typically performed on the organ?

Question 23 23. What is absolute music?

Question 24 24. Why is it fitting that Fux's Gradus ad Parnassum applied mathematical and scientific formulas for musical composition?

Question 25 25. In a fugue, augmentation, diminution, and retrograde are all examples of what?

The Baroque Period in Music: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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