The texture of this example is
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Polyphonic
Leonin and Perotin were two composers associated with Notre Dame and the development of polyphony.
True
Who is credited with the creation of plainsong?
Pope Gregory I
Which of the following factors most strongly suggests that this piece is an example of secular music?
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It has irregular rhythms
. This excerpt most likely falls in the category of: (Play :17)
Mass
A characteristic of this excerpt that suggests it is from a medieval Mass is:
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The smooth melodic lines and unstressed rhythm
Which of the following were important composers in the Medieval period?
Hildegard von Bingen and Guillaume de Machaut
Most of the notated music that survives from the Medieval period is secular in nature.
False
The two most important French composers of organum and discant during the Medieval period were:
Leonin and Perotin
In the early days of the church, the only music allowed during the service was:
Vocal Music
The dates for the Medieval period are generally considered to be:
1150 – 1450 AD
Which of the following were secular genres in the Medieval period?
Rondeaus, ballades, and lai
A unifying factor for social, political, and cultural life in the Medieval period was..
The Roman Catholic Church
The following composition is a work by:
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A French troubadour
Which of the following is a salient characteristic of secular music from the Medieval period?
Strong, dance-like rhythms performed by a combination of instruments and voices
Goliards are famous for their inspired performances during the services at the monastery of Santo Domingo de Silos in Spain.
False
Which of the following were sacred genres in the Medieval period?
Masses and motets
Which of the following is a distinguishing characteristic of sacred music from the Medieval period?
Smooth melodies sung a cappella
This excerpt is an example of:
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Secular music
This excerpt is an example of…
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Stepwise melody with unstressed rhythms
The composer of this excerpt is…
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Guillaume de Machaut
This excerpt is an example of a medieval religious type of composition known as
plainsong, plainchant, or Gregorian chant
The melody of this example suggest that it is from sacred music of the Medieval period because…
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It moves stepwise and has a small range.
This is an example of a musical genre known as
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Gregorian chant
This excerpt is most likely from a…
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Troubadour song
The great European churches and cathedrals of the Medieval period were important to the development of Western music.
True
A feature of this example suggests it is from the early part of the Medieval period. That feature is:
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Monophonic texture
Which of the following examples represents secular music?
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Example C
This excerpt is…
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Dance music from the Medieval period
The composer of this excerpt is…
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Hildegard von Bingen
Which of the following is NOT a chant of the Proper of the Mass?
Sederunt Principes
Listen to the following excerpt of a Medieval composition.
This composition represents…
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An advanced 12th-century four-voice organum
Which of the following examples represents sacred music?
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Example B
Which 8th- and 9th-century ruler had a profound influence on Church music?
Charlemagne
Which of the following was regarded as a leading composer of the Ars Nova style?
Guillaume de Machaut
Guido d’Arezzo wrote The Fundamentals of Music, a very important medieval treatise (essay).
False
Anicius Boethius invented a system that made possible the memorization and written transmission of melodies.
False
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