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Sep 23rd, 2015
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1. _______ composers were not attempting to recreate or imitate past styles, but to incorporate past styles into a contemporary idiom. A. Nationalist B. Art song C. Neoclassical D. Opera 2. Tamra says that the difference between an opera and a musical is that the opera includes more spoken word than singing. Eduardo says that the musical contains singing with some spoken dialog. Who is correct? A. Tamra B. Both Tamra and Eduardo C. Neither Tamra nor Eduardo D. Eduardo 3. The _______ is a xylophone-like instrument with tubular resonators under each bar. A. piccolo B. conga C. marimba D. suspended cymbal 4. There aren't nearly as many _______ as there are performers of other instruments in the standard orchestra. A. violinists B. clarinetists C. drummers D. harpists 5. Rock ‘n' roll capitalized on the youth culture of A. Generation X. B. Generation Y. C. the silent generation. D. the baby boom generation. 6. A repeated melodic and rhythmic figure in the lower register of the piano is typical of the Afro-Cuban dance music known as A. reggae. B. guaguancó. C. mambo. D. salsa. 7. The "classic" in "Neoclassical" refers to the music of the _______ century in general. A. sixteenth B. eighteenth C. seventeenth D. nineteenth 8. The type of music that blended the musical styles of jump blues and honky-tonk was A. rock 'n' roll. B. jazz. C. hip hop. D. Motown. 9. The first African American to have a major opera performed by a major American opera company was A. Scott Joplin. B. Robert Johnson. C. William Grant Still. D. Langston Hughes. 10. Agnes de Mille choreographed Aaron Copland's Rodeo to blend A. ballet with square dance. B. jazz with ballet. C. square dance with Irish jig. D. ballet with tap. 11. What does the word kebyar mean? A. Shimmering B. Ensemble C. Interlocking D. Explosive 12. Einstein on a Beach was a unique opera because it A. was exclusively recitative. B. was written in Chinese. C. had no plot and very little singing. D. had a single violinist. 13. Which of the following pieces is the one most frequently performed of all twentieth-century orchestral works? A. "Tonight" B. Concertino for Harp and Orchestra C. Sonata II D. Concerto for Orchestra 14. _______ music is based on frequent repetition (with small variations) of a small musical idea. A. Ostinato B. Rap C. Atonal D. Minimalist 15. Public Enemy's abrasive rap recording "Fight the Power" has a basic pulse of _______ beats per minute. A. 120 B. 106 C. 60 D. 86 16. The _______ were interested in the hypnotic quality of the repeated melodic fragments and interlocked patterns created by the gamelan. A. minimalists B. impressionists C. neoclassicists D. nationalists 17. Which composer reimagined Arnold Schoenberg's piece Pierrot lunaire? A. Béla Bartók B. Philip Glass C. William Grant Still D. Germaine Tailleferre 18. In the song "Tonight" from the musical West Side Story, the composer distributed two basic melodies among different characters to create a kind of _______, in which nothing disappears but new layers are constantly introduced. A. layered presence B. additive form C. consonant counterpoint D. dissonant form End of exam 19. Which composer engaged in scholarly studies that focused on the social dimension of music and the ways it's used within and between cultures? A. John Williams B. Béla Bartók C. John Cage D. Leonard Bernstein 20. Notes that begin a phrase before a downbeat are known as pick-up notes, or a/an A. anacrusis. B. duck walk. C. call and response. D. shuffle groove

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