Music Part 6 Quiz 2

Jul 11th, 2023
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18 test answers
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The flowering of African American culture called the Harlem Renaissance spanned the years ______. Multiple Choice1917-35 1900-17 1880s-1900 1935-45
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1917-35
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Putnam's Camp, Redding, Connecticut, is a child's impression of _______. Multiple Choicearmy life in the war a Fourth of July picnic a fishing trip a summer at camp
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a fourth of july picnic
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Aaron Copland was born in ______. Multiple ChoiceAnatevka, Russia the Appalachian mountains Paris, France Brooklyn, New York
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Brooklyn new york
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While not rejecting any influence, Béla Bartók emphasized that the strongest influence on his music was _______. Multiple ChoiceArabic Hungarian Romanian American
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hungarian
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In addition to his compositions, Copland made valuable contributions to music in America by ______. Multiple Choiceorganizing concerts of American music directing composer's groups All answers are correct. writing books and magazine articles
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all answers are correct
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Béla Bartók's Concerto for Orchestra _______. Multiple ChoiceAll answers are correct. is his most popular work is romantic in spirit because of its emotional intensity, memorable themes, and vivid contrasts of mood received its title because it was written for an orchestra of virtuosi
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all answers are correct
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Each movement of William Grant Still's Afro-American Symphony is prefaced by lines from a poem by Multiple ChoiceW. E. B. Du Bois. Zora Neale Hurston. Paul Laurence Dunbar. James Weldon Johnson
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paul Laurence dunbar
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An example of Copland's use of serialist technique is _______. Multiple ChoiceAppalachian Spring IncorrectFanfare for the Common Man Connotations for Orchestra Music for the Theater
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connotations for orchestra
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Aaron Copland's name has become synonymous with American music because of his use of ______. Multiple Choicesubjects from American folklore All answers are correct. jazz, blues, and ragtime elements revival hymns, cowboy songs, and other folk tunes
answer
all answers are correct
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Alberto Ginastera's Estancia Suite uses a large orchestra and is in ________ movements. Multiple Choicefive four two three
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four
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As a result of his studies in composition with composers from two opposing musical camps, the conservative George Whitefield Chadwick and the modernist Edgard Varèse, Still did what? Multiple ChoiceComposed in a very conservative style Turned away from avant-garde styles and wrote compositions with a uniquely African American flavor Composed in a highly dissonant style Composed in a mixture of conservative and avant-garde styles
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Turned away from avant-garde styles and wrote compositions with a uniquely African American flavor
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Charles Ives's large and varied output includes works in many genres, but not _______. Multiple Choicesymphonies songs chamber music operas
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operas
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Antonin Dvořák predicted in the late nineteenth century that the foundation for American music would come from _______. Multiple Choicethe European classical tradition Irish jigs African American and Native American melodies Protestant hymn
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African American and native American melodies
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Which of the following compositions is not by Charles Ives? Multiple ChoicePutnam's Camp, Redding, Connecticut Concord Sonata An American in Paris Three Places in New England
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an American in paris
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s a composer, William Grant Still ______. Multiple Choicewas best known as a composer of hit songs wrote film scores, concert works, operas, and band arrangements was best known for his ragtime pieces restricted his works to symphonies and orchestral compositions
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wrote film scores, concert works, operas, and band arrangements
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William Grant Still's opera dealing with the Haitian slave rebellion is _______. Multiple ChoiceTroubled Island Emperor Jones Once on this Island Trouble in Tahiti
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troubled island
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In 1945 Ginastera moved to the United States where he had the opportunity to study with the well known American composer ______. Multiple ChoiceCharles Ives Elliott Carter Leonard Bernstein Aaron Coplan
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aaron copland
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Harlem Renaissance was the name ______. Multiple Choiceof a symphony by William Grant Still of a city in Holland sometimes given to a flowering of African American culture during the years 1917-1935 given to a housing project in New York City's Harlem
answer
sometimes given to a flowering of African American culture during the years 1917-1935
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question
The flowering of African American culture called the Harlem Renaissance spanned the years ______. Multiple Choice1917-35 1900-17 1880s-1900 1935-45
answer
1917-35
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Putnam's Camp, Redding, Connecticut, is a child's impression of _______. Multiple Choicearmy life in the war a Fourth of July picnic a fishing trip a summer at camp
answer
a fourth of july picnic
question
Aaron Copland was born in ______. Multiple ChoiceAnatevka, Russia the Appalachian mountains Paris, France Brooklyn, New York
answer
Brooklyn new york
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While not rejecting any influence, Béla Bartók emphasized that the strongest influence on his music was _______. Multiple ChoiceArabic Hungarian Romanian American
answer
hungarian
question
In addition to his compositions, Copland made valuable contributions to music in America by ______. Multiple Choiceorganizing concerts of American music directing composer's groups All answers are correct. writing books and magazine articles
answer
all answers are correct
question
Béla Bartók's Concerto for Orchestra _______. Multiple ChoiceAll answers are correct. is his most popular work is romantic in spirit because of its emotional intensity, memorable themes, and vivid contrasts of mood received its title because it was written for an orchestra of virtuosi
answer
all answers are correct
question
Each movement of William Grant Still's Afro-American Symphony is prefaced by lines from a poem by Multiple ChoiceW. E. B. Du Bois. Zora Neale Hurston. Paul Laurence Dunbar. James Weldon Johnson
answer
paul Laurence dunbar
question
An example of Copland's use of serialist technique is _______. Multiple ChoiceAppalachian Spring IncorrectFanfare for the Common Man Connotations for Orchestra Music for the Theater
answer
connotations for orchestra
question
Aaron Copland's name has become synonymous with American music because of his use of ______. Multiple Choicesubjects from American folklore All answers are correct. jazz, blues, and ragtime elements revival hymns, cowboy songs, and other folk tunes
answer
all answers are correct
question
Alberto Ginastera's Estancia Suite uses a large orchestra and is in ________ movements. Multiple Choicefive four two three
answer
four
question
As a result of his studies in composition with composers from two opposing musical camps, the conservative George Whitefield Chadwick and the modernist Edgard Varèse, Still did what? Multiple ChoiceComposed in a very conservative style Turned away from avant-garde styles and wrote compositions with a uniquely African American flavor Composed in a highly dissonant style Composed in a mixture of conservative and avant-garde styles
answer
Turned away from avant-garde styles and wrote compositions with a uniquely African American flavor
question
Charles Ives's large and varied output includes works in many genres, but not _______. Multiple Choicesymphonies songs chamber music operas
answer
operas
question
Antonin Dvořák predicted in the late nineteenth century that the foundation for American music would come from _______. Multiple Choicethe European classical tradition Irish jigs African American and Native American melodies Protestant hymn
answer
African American and native American melodies
question
Which of the following compositions is not by Charles Ives? Multiple ChoicePutnam's Camp, Redding, Connecticut Concord Sonata An American in Paris Three Places in New England
answer
an American in paris
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s a composer, William Grant Still ______. Multiple Choicewas best known as a composer of hit songs wrote film scores, concert works, operas, and band arrangements was best known for his ragtime pieces restricted his works to symphonies and orchestral compositions
answer
wrote film scores, concert works, operas, and band arrangements
question
William Grant Still's opera dealing with the Haitian slave rebellion is _______. Multiple ChoiceTroubled Island Emperor Jones Once on this Island Trouble in Tahiti
answer
troubled island
question
In 1945 Ginastera moved to the United States where he had the opportunity to study with the well known American composer ______. Multiple ChoiceCharles Ives Elliott Carter Leonard Bernstein Aaron Coplan
answer
aaron copland
question
Harlem Renaissance was the name ______. Multiple Choiceof a symphony by William Grant Still of a city in Holland sometimes given to a flowering of African American culture during the years 1917-1935 given to a housing project in New York City's Harlem
answer
sometimes given to a flowering of African American culture during the years 1917-1935