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MUSI 2730 Test 2

cross over borrow elements of one genre for use in another medium specific group that performs a piece oral transmission some music is not written down, but is known through _____ ______ style characteristic way an artwork is presented, personal manner of expression plainchant (chant) music of the early christian church, features monophonic, non-metric melodies…

Music 101 Midterm #1

Dynamics The volume of sound; the loudness or softness of a musical passage Tone color/timbre The sonorous quality of a particular instrument, voice, or combination of instruments or voice Meter A background of stressed and unstressed beats in a simple, regular, repeating pattern Duple Meter One beat is heavy another is light (2/4 or 4/4…

Harlem Renaissance

The Harlem Renaissance was also known as the following New Negro Movement New Negro Renaissance Negro Renaissance Time Period the movement emerged toward the end of World War I in 1918, blossomed in the mid- to late 1920s, and then faded in the mid-1930s. Significance: 1) The Harlem Renaissance marked the first time that mainstream…

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Art appreciation

In 1878, Eadward Muybridge photographed a galloping horse, and discovered the? Galloping horses occasionally have all four hooves off the ground The supervision by one individual or group over the artistic expression of another individual or group is known as? Censorship Artists primarily used the camera obscura to? produce naturalistic drawings of the world. Andy…

Modern World History Final Study Guide

How were Joseph II’s policies similar to those of constitutional monarchies in England? He increased citizens’ rights and freedoms, such as freedom of speech. Why were absolute monarchies more common in Eastern Europe than in Western Europe? Eastern European countries were less developed and relied on strong absolute monarchies. What role did religion play in…

Chapter 45 & 46

Revueltas’s orchestration for Son is similar to that of: a mariachi ensemble Copland’s Billy the Kid is: a ballet. During the “Aztec Renaissance,” composers sought to: suggest the character of native music. Silvestre Revueltas’s compositional style is considered representative of: mestizo realism Copland composed Appalachian Spring for: Martha Graham. America’s greatest bandmaster was: John Philip…

TEST 1 WORLD SOCIETIES

What was the main usefulness of the lateen sail? It maximized use of monsoon trade winds. The magnetic needle compass was so important because it allowed navigators to: sail under cloudy skies on the open seas. What led to the growth of Melaka as a cosmopolitan entrepôt? Its strategic location between the Indian Ocean and…

psy101/3

Which of the following is a cognitive symptom of stress? Memory Problems How do today’s researchers differ from Selye in their view of eustress? they believe that a certain level of eustress is necessary to promote health Unpredictable, large-scale events that create a great deal of stress and feelings of threat are called catastrophes After…

APUSH 1918-1941 Vocab

Harlem Renaissance A period in the 1920s in Harlem, New York when African-American achievements in art and music and literature flourished National Origins Act 1924 was a United States federal law that limited the number of immigrants who could be admitted from any country to 2% of the number of people from that country who…

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The northern Christian humanists a. felt pessimistic about the future of humanity. b. were sophisticated and realistic in their expectations. c. totally rejected the primacy of the Catholic Church. d. doubted that education could solve the world’s problems. e. championed the study of classical and early Christian texts to reform the Catholic Church. … The…

Music: Chapter 33

Mahler’s The Song of the Earth is best described as a: Song cycle Puccini’s opera Madame Butterfly is considered exotic due to its setting and plot. True Tchaikovsky worked with the choreographer Petipa on The Nutcracker. True The opera Madame Butterfly is set in: Japan Nadezhda von Meck’s relationship with Tchaikovsky was that of: his…

music exam #2

is traditionally associated with collecting and organizing the chants of the church pope gregory a setting of gregorian chant with one note per syllable is called: syllabic a setting a gregorian chant with two to four notes per syllable might be considered neumatic early notation suggested melodic contours using small ascending and descending signs called:…

Music Appreciation Flashcard

Structure is not a crucial aspect of music false The Étude Op. 10 No. 12 in C minor by Frédéric Chopin is nicknamed Revolutionary because it started a major upheaval in Paris in 1820. false The term étude refers to pieces that are used to teach a particular technical skill to performers true An understanding…

Western Civ Ch. 8-10 questions

The coronation of Charlemagne in 800 as emperor of the Romans symbolized the fusion of Roman, Germanic, and Christian cultures. Socially and culturally, the church’s advocacy of indissoluble marriage resulted in the development of the nuclear family at the expense of the extended family. Under feudalism of the Early Middle Ages the major obligation of…

Northern Renaissance Art vs. Southern Renaissance Art

Northern •details •religious symbolism •emotional intensity •oil painting •ex: Arnolfini Wedding by Jan Van Eyck Southern/Italian •vanishing point •linear perspective •proportion, sculpturesque form •ex: DaVinci’s Last Supper

Music History 2 Terms

Bas French for low indicating a low level of volume (soft). Medieval mdesignation for indoor instruments including the vielle, lute, recorder, rebec and psaltery. E.g. Anonymous: Royal estampie No.4 Cantus Firmus Latin for Fixed Song. Borrowed material often from a Gregorian chant that served as the basis for a polyphonic compostion such as a mass…

Visu art final test 1-3

the elements of art form the basic____of art vocabualry the principles of design are a kind of ___that artist apply to the elements of art grammar a line that gives viewers the impression that they are seeing a line where there is not a continuos mark is ___ implied line in Goyas The Third of…

HUMA1301 ch. 1-8

“Prehistory” may be defined as that period prior to written records The first civilizations appeared on the banks of rivers The term Paleolithic is used interchangeably with the term Old Stone Age Research into the origins or writing suggest that written signs derived from markings on clay tokens One of the earliest landmarks was cave-painting…

Visual Arts Final

Francisco Goya’s “The Second of May” and “The Third of May” Can be seen as a criticism, not of any particular side, but of war in general Artworks that show interaction between humans and deities “Stela of Naram-Sin,” “Virgin of Vladimir,” “The Ecstasy of St. Teresa,” “Alter 4, La Venta,” and “Rhinoceros, bird-headed man, and…

AA History test 2

1) How did black voting patterns begin to change after the first election of Franklin Roosevelt? B) Blacks began to shift to the Democratic Party. 2) How was the Agricultural Adjustment Act (AAA) unevenly implemented? C) White landlords sometimes evicted tenants illegally from their land during the Great Depression. 1) What was characteristic of black…

US History 19-22

While progressivism has many meanings it tended to be based on the central assumption that American society was capable of improvement At the turn of the twentieth century, progressive activists were “antimonopoly” and feared concentrated power In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the “Social Gospel” was an effort to make religious faith a…

History

Which of the following statements best describes the slave’s adaptation to bondage? A) Slaves often became docile or submissive. B) Slaves attempted to outwit their masters but occasionally resorted to violence. C) Slavery was so horrific that it stripped the slave of humanity. D) Slaves were well taken care of and rarely, if ever, resisted…

LAND 240 Final

Which of the following characteristics is TRUE about Medieval urban form? There was a usually a clear delineation between castle and surroundings This was the term was used to describe the space or square around the church where people gathered before or after service, or sometimes used as a burial ground. Parvis One of the…

Overall Review (The Enjoyment of Music)

Texture in which all voices, or lines, move together in the same rhythm. homorhythmic The common language spoken by the people as distinguished from the literary language, or language of the educated elite. vernacular “Fixed melody,” usually of very long notes, often based on a fragment of Gregorian chant that served as the structural basis…

World History Ch 17, Section 2–The Northern Renaissance

What happened to urban populations in Northern Europe after the 100 Years war and the end of the Bubonic Plague? Population began to grow again and many cities grew rapidly. Urban merchants became wealthy enough to sponsor artists, first in Flanders and then in other parts of Northern Europe. Monarchs also sponsored the arts. How…

HUM final

Contrapposto pose fully realized human form usually leans on heavy on one leg, used in many pieces such as The Tribute Money, and David statues Foreshortening technique used to suggest that forms are sharply receding. In addition, the strong diagonal of the landscape, which extends from beneath the sacrificial altar and rises up into a…

Chapter 17 Question card

How did the merchant class in northern Italy influence the Renaissance? They patroned the arts and supported the studies of the classic teachings. J.L. How did art change during the Renaissance? it became more realistic with the introduction of techniques like perspective and dark vs. light which were rediscovered from the classic Greek and Roman…

Theatre Final Review 2

Which of the following reduced the size of the chorus to twelve Aesychylus Of the following, who is considered the most modern Euripides Who is considered the first important Greek dramatist Aesychylus Who wrote The Menaechmi Plautus The comic playwright whose style is more literary and less exaggerated than that of the other Roman comic…

Exam 1

melody horizontal organization of pitches – notes sound one after the other (tune) scale a system of pitch organization – a series of whole and half steps interval distance in pitch between two notes unison m2 M2 m3 M3 TT P4 P5 m6 M6 m7 M7 octave 8 pitch (frequency) the relative highness or lowness…

1920’s Harlem Renaissance Writers

Claude McKay A poet who was a major figure in the Harlem Renaissance movement and wrote the poem “If We Must Die” after the Chicago riot of 1919. His work express his bitter contempt for racism. Langston Hughes African American poet who described the rich culture of african American life using rhythms influenced by jazz…

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