Music Appreciation Final Exam (57)
During which decade did the Harlem Renaissance begin?
Which of the following was referred to as “the greatest Negro city in the world” during the 1920s?
The Harlem Renaissance was inspired by a book of essays entitled:
The New Negro.
The most important literary figure associated with the Harlem Renaissance was:
Duke Ellington and Billie Holiday performed in Harlem at the:
In his early years, William Grant Still was associated with which artistic movement?
the Harlem Renaissance
William Grant Still composed music in all of the following genres EXCEPT:
avant-garde electronic music.
How many movements make up Still’s Suite for Violin and Piano?
The third movement of William Grant Still’s Suite for Violin and Piano was inspired by:
a sculpture by Augusta Savage.
The third movement of William Grant Still’s Suite for Violin and Piano can best be described as:
The authors of The New Negro encouraged black artists to look to New York for inspiration.
The Harlem Renaissance highlighted African American intellectual life in the 1920s and 1930s.
William Grant Still had an extensive background in jazz but no training in the European tradition.
William Grant Still composed the first symphony by an African American to be performed by a major American orchestra
William Grant Still composed only instrumental works and avoided opera.
William Grant Still moved to Los Angeles and composed music for television.
William Grant Still’s Suite for Violin and Piano reflects his ties to the Harlem Renaissance.
The third movement of William Grant Still’s Suite for Violin and Piano is based on Sargent Johnson’s Mother and Child