Which statement is not true about music in the Civil War?

a) All Quiet on the Potomac Tonight was despised by the North.

b) Field musicians were often boys.

c)The army and music were inextricably linked.

d)Sentimental songs brought men to tears.

a) All Quiet on the Potomac Tonight was despised by the North.
Which of the following statements is true?

a)Music is primarily used to protest war.

b)Music and war have been linked since biblical times or earlier.

c)Music is primarily used to entertain the troops.

d)The use of musicians on the battlefield began during the Civil War.

b)Music and war have been linked since biblical times or earlier.
This composer used unconventional techniques on stringed instruments in one of his works, written for string orchestra.

a)Benjamin Britten

b)Krzysztof Penderecki

c)Olivier Messiaen

d)John Philip Sousa

b)Krzysztof Penderecki
Which of the following is not true about the Ghost Dance songs?

a)They are from a Native American religion of the late 19th century.

b)They are Native American rain dances.

c)They feature short, paired phrases.

d)They ended with the massacre at the Battle of Wounded Knee.

b)They are Native American rain dances.
Which of the following is true about Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time?

a)It commemorates the bombing of Hiroshima; it uses mathematical cycles.

b)It was written by a French prisoner of war in World War II; it juxtaposes poetry and Catholic liturgy.

c)It was written by a Polish prisoner of war in World War II; it commemorates a bombed cathedral.

d)It was written by a French prisoner of war in World War II; it uses mathematical cycles.

d)It was written by a French prisoner of war in World War II; it uses mathematical cycles.
The ______ bards are Arab women who now sing for peace in Darfur.

a)Baggara

b)Janjaweed

c)slamic

d)Hakamma

d)Hakamma
Which of the following statements is true about Janequin’s chanson La Guerre?

a)It uses military instruments.

b)It depicts a battle in the Crusades.

c)It incorporates military battle calls.

d)It uses musical elements from Turkish Janissary bands.

c)It incorporates military battle calls.
The use of three different performing groups to represent tradition, soldiers, and innocence/hope is true of

a)Krzysztof Penderecki’s War Requiem.

b)Benjamin Britten’s Quartet for the End of Time.

c)Clement Janequin’s La Guerre.

d)Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem.

d)Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem.
Which of the following musical elements is not used to convey a sense of militarism in Barry Sadler’s Ballad of the Green Berets?

a)declamatory vocal style

b)male chorus

c)inclusion of the melody “Taps”

d)marchlike drum cadence

c)inclusion of the melody “Taps”
It Was a Summer’s Day tells the story of massacre

a)at Wounded Knee

b)In World War I

c)during the Holocaust

d)In Darfur

c)during the Holocaust
Which of the following is not true about Lieder?
a)Many were written by Franz Schubert.

b)They are often about love.

c)They are 19-century art songs.

d)They are orchestra conductors.

d)They are orchestra conductors.
The troubadours and trouveres sang about unattainable courtly love, also called

a)formes fixes.

b)fin amours.

c)bergerette.

d)seppuku.

b)fin amours.
The primary instruments used to accompany vocal music in the tembang Sunda are

a)the jinghu and the guban.

b)the dundun and the bata.

c)the suling and the kacapi indung.

d)the hakamma and the Janjaweed.

c)the suling and the kacapi indung.
Western culture’s legitimization of our modern notions of romantic attraction began in

a)the Medieval period with the troubadours and trouveres.

b)the mid-20th century with Edith Piaf.

c)the Reformation with Martin Luther.

d)the 19th-century Romantic period with Goethe’s Faust.

a)the Medieval period with the troubadours and trouveres.
Which statement is not true about Ceurik Rahwana?

a)It uses kotekan.

b)It is characterized by a pulsing, jagged vibrato called cacagan

c)It is taken from a story in the Ramayana.

d)It is from Indonesia.

a)It uses kotekan.
Madame Butterfly by Puccini is _______ that deals with the betrayal of a Japanese woman by an American naval officer.

a)an opera

b)an aria

c)a Lieder

d)a symphony

a)an opera
Disney’s “Something There” represents the dawn of love through

a)rhythmic ostinato.

b)text alone.

c)melodic motion, harmony, and text.

d)timbre and text.

c)melodic motion, harmony, and text.
Which of the following is true about Gretchen am Spinnrade?

a)It uses a German text by Goethe and portrays a hidden lover in an acrostic.

b)It portrays a woman at a spinning wheel and is based on text from Faust by Goethe.

c)It was written by Antoine Busnoys and is in German.

d)It was written by Franz Schubert and is in French.

b)It portrays a woman at a spinning wheel and is based on text from Faust by Goethe.
______ was a famous French singer of the 1940s and 1950s

a)Maria Callas

b)Jacqueline D’Aqueville

c)Edith Piaf

d)Audrey Guy

c)Edith Piaf
________ wrote both the words and the music for Sweeney Todd.

a)Stephen Sondheim

b)Andrew Lloyd Webber

c)Oscar Hammerstein II

d)Leonard Bernstein

a)Stephen Sondheim
As late as 1967, sixteen states still had laws that banned interracial marriage, historically referred to as

a)antimiscegenation laws.

b)pure marriage acts.

c)Jim Crow laws.

d)matrimony bans.

a)antimiscegenation laws.
Broadway, the theater district in New York City, is also known as

a)the Great White Way.

b)Greenwich Village.

c)the Neon Avenue.

d)the Magnificent Mile.

a)the Great White Way.
This composer wrote an American “folk opera.”

a)George Gershwin

b)Cole Porter

c)Jerome Kern

d)Irving Berlin

a)George Gershwin
Which of the following is not true about Show Boat?

a)It was written by Bernstein and Sondheim.

b)It has controversial lyrics.

c)It was based on a novel by Edna Ferber.

d)It features an interracial married couple.

a)It was written by Bernstein and Sondheim.
This composer’s lyrics and music often juxtapose contrasting ideas, particularly of high and low culture.

a)Cole Porter

b)Jerome Kern

c)Irving Berlin

d)George Gershwin

a)Cole Porter
West Side Story is based on

a)Romeo and Juliet.

b)Taming of the Shrew.

c)Antony and Cleopatra.

d)Midsummer Night’s Dream.

a)Romeo and Juliet.
This American theatrical genre depicted racial stereotypes and utilized entertainers in blackface.

a)Minstrel shows

b)Race shows

c)Burlesque

d)Operetta

a)Minstrel shows
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