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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:
Melodie

Which of the following was NOT a French symbolist poet?
Victor Hugo

Which of the following was NOT one of Faure’s major musical activities?
Conducting

——- was one of Faure’s students.
Nadia Boulanger

Of which genre is Faure is considered to be a master?
Song

Faure’s Requiem was originally scored for:
A chamber orchestra

The Libera Me from Faure’s Requiem features which vocal soloist?
Baritone

The form of the Libera me from Faure’s Requiem is:
A-B-A

The Mood at the end of Libera Me from Faure’s Requiem is:
Serene

True or False: The melodie accommodated the unique features of the French language, yet drew inspiration from Schubert.
True

True or False: Sacred music was of little importance in French romantic music.
False

True or False: As shown in his Requiem, Faure preferred larger musical forms.

False

True or False: Faure became director of the Paris Conservatory.
True

True or False: Faure composed no operas.
False

True or False: Faure’s musical style was in direct contrast to German Romanticism.
True

True or False: Faure altered the texts in his setting of the Requiem Mass.
True

True or False: The dynamics in the Libera me from Faure’s Requiem remain subdued throughout the movement.

False

The earliest practitioners of modernism were artist and writers from:
France

Impressionism was a style of painting that was cultivated principally in:
Paris

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:
Symbolism

Mallarme and Verlaine were:
Symbolist poets

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:
Timbre

Debussy was highly influenced by the sounds of a gamelan from:
Java

The spanish dance style performed at the World Exhibition of 1889 was:
Flamenco

Debussy’s opera Pelleas and Melisande is based on a Symbolist drama by:
Materlinck

Which of the following was NOT composed by Debussy?
Bolero

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

True or False: The symbolist movement began in England.
False

True or False: Impressionist composers felt, even more strongly than their predecessors, the need to resolve all chords back to the tonic
False

True or False: Impressionist composers avoided the ninth chords because they were prohibited in the Classical system of Harmony.
False

True or False: Debussy was much influenced by the non-Western music he heard at the Paris World Exhibition of 1889.

True

True or False: Debussy attempted to imitate traits of flamenco music in several of his piano compositions
True

True or False: Like Berlioz, Debussy won the conveted Prix de Rome during his compositional studies at the Paris Conservatory.
True

True of False: Debussy was important in establishing the French art Song.
True

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:
The spiritual

Which of the followings describes spirituals?
They contained coded messages about earthly escape

The Fist Jubilee singers took their name from:
Their college

Which European composer felt that an American school of music should be built around “Negro melodies”?
Dvorak

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.

Pentatonic

Which of the following is the source of the text of Swing Low, Sweet Chariot?
The Bible

True or False: Camp meetings were attended by African Americans and European Americans alike.
True

True or False: The texts of the spirituals deal exclusively with religion
False

True or False: The rhythmic and melodic traits of spirituals fitted easily into European norms
False

True or False: Fisk University was originally founded as a college for freed slaves in Nashville, Tennessee
True

True or False: Harry. T.

Burleigh created art-song arrangements of spirituals

True

True or False: The Fisk Jubilee Singers’ recording Sweet Low, Sweet Chariot is monophonic.
False

True or False: Harry T. Burleigh incorporated blues-related harmony in his arrangements of Sweet Low, Sweet Chariot
True

True or False: The Fisk Jubilee Singers’ arrangement of Sweet Low, Sweet Chariot is in strophic form.
True

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