Which of the following was NOT a major musical stream in French romantic music?
Wagner’s music dramas
French composers developed a type of art song called the:
Which of the following was NOT a French symbolist poet?
Which of the following was NOT one of Faure’s major musical activities?
——- was one of Faure’s students.
Of which genre is Faure is considered to be a master?
Faure’s Requiem was originally scored for:
A chamber orchestra
The Libera Me from Faure’s Requiem features which vocal soloist?
The form of the Libera me from Faure’s Requiem is:
The Mood at the end of Libera Me from Faure’s Requiem is:
True or False: The melodie accommodated the unique features of the French language, yet drew inspiration from Schubert.
True or False: Sacred music was of little importance in French romantic music.
True or False: As shown in his Requiem, Faure preferred larger musical forms.
True or False: Faure became director of the Paris Conservatory.
True or False: Faure composed no operas.
True or False: Faure’s musical style was in direct contrast to German Romanticism.
True or False: Faure altered the texts in his setting of the Requiem Mass.
True or False: The dynamics in the Libera me from Faure’s Requiem remain subdued throughout the movement.
The earliest practitioners of modernism were artist and writers from:
Impressionism was a style of painting that was cultivated principally in:
Which of the following best describes the work of the Impressionist painters?
They attempted to capture the freshness of first impressions
The French movement in poetry that rebelled against traditional modes of expression is called:
Mallarme and Verlaine were:
The symbolist poets were strongly influenced by the works of:
Edgar Allen Poe
The impressionist painters’ interest in color is paralleled by impressionist composers’ interest in:
Debussy was highly influenced by the sounds of a gamelan from:
The spanish dance style performed at the World Exhibition of 1889 was:
Debussy’s opera Pelleas and Melisande is based on a Symbolist drama by:
Which of the following was NOT composed by Debussy?
The program of Debussy’s prelude to “The Afternoon of a Faun” evokes:
A landscape with a mythological creature.
What is unusual about the opening of Debussy’s Prelude to “The Afternoon of a Faun”?
It opens with a flute solo in the velvety lower register
Which of the following does NOT characterize the choreography for the Ballets Russes production of Debussy’s Prelude to “The Afternoon of a Faun”?
It continued the traditions of classical ballet.
True or False: Impressionism takes its name from a painting by Claude Monet.
True or False: The symbolist movement began in England.
True or False: Impressionist composers felt, even more strongly than their predecessors, the need to resolve all chords back to the tonic
True or False: Impressionist composers avoided the ninth chords because they were prohibited in the Classical system of Harmony.
True or False: Debussy was much influenced by the non-Western music he heard at the Paris World Exhibition of 1889.
True or False: Debussy attempted to imitate traits of flamenco music in several of his piano compositions
True or False: Like Berlioz, Debussy won the conveted Prix de Rome during his compositional studies at the Paris Conservatory.
True of False: Debussy was important in establishing the French art Song.
What was the second great awakening?
A christian movement at the turn of the 1800’s
Which of the following does NOT describe camp meetings?
African Americans did not participate in any such gatherings
African slaves in the nineteenth century created a genre of religious song called:
Which of the followings describes spirituals?
They contained coded messages about earthly escape
The Fist Jubilee singers took their name from:
Which European composer felt that an American school of music should be built around “Negro melodies”?
Which of the following describes the activities of Harry T. Burleigh?
He studied with Dvorak, he arranged spirituals for voice and piano, he became a music publisher
The Spiritual Swing low, Sweet Chariot reflect qualities of which traditions?
Native American , European American, African American
The melody of Swing low, Sweet Chariot is based on the____ scale.
Which of the following is the source of the text of Swing Low, Sweet Chariot?
True or False: Camp meetings were attended by African Americans and European Americans alike.
True or False: The texts of the spirituals deal exclusively with religion
True or False: The rhythmic and melodic traits of spirituals fitted easily into European norms
True or False: Fisk University was originally founded as a college for freed slaves in Nashville, Tennessee
True or False: Harry. T.
Burleigh created art-song arrangements of spirituals
True or False: The Fisk Jubilee Singers’ recording Sweet Low, Sweet Chariot is monophonic.
True or False: Harry T. Burleigh incorporated blues-related harmony in his arrangements of Sweet Low, Sweet Chariot
True or False: The Fisk Jubilee Singers’ arrangement of Sweet Low, Sweet Chariot is in strophic form.