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Tenth Grade (Grade 10) Music History Questions

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Grade 10 Music History
Grade 10 Classical - 1750-1830
Classical music, compared to music of the past was:
  1. lighter and less complex
  2. flamboyant
  3. using obliggato more then before
  4. more polyphonic in nature
Grade 10 Twentieth Century and Modern - 1900-2000
James P. Johnson was considered                             
  1. father of stride piano
  2. founder of the piano
  3. father of all jazz musicians
  4. most extraodinaire pianist
Grade 10 Twentieth Century and Modern - 1900-2000
Grade 10 Twentieth Century and Modern - 1900-2000
Grade 10 Baroque - 1600-1750
What is basso continuo?
  1. involves two players: one plays the bass line, one plays the harmonies
  2. an example of the players would be: a cellist and a violinist
  3. Baroque performance practice
  4. repeated pattern in the bass
Grade 10 Twentieth Century and Modern - 1900-2000
James P. Johnson died on                        at age                       .
  1. April 4, 1988; 30
  2. November 17, 1955; 61
  3. February 17, 1920; 90
  4. September 21, 1800; 47
Grade 10 Twentieth Century and Modern - 1900-2000
Which instrument did Duke Ellington play?
  1. Violin
  2. Piano
  3. Trumpet
  4. Tuba
Grade 10 Baroque - 1600-1750
Bach lived in these three places in this particular order:
  1. Weimar, Leipzig, Bonn
  2. Cothen, Austria, Weimar
  3. Weimar, Cothen, Leipzig
Grade 10 Twentieth Century and Modern - 1900-2000
Grade 10 Baroque - 1600-1750
Grade 10 Baroque - 1600-1750
What is an episode?
  1. A section in a Fugue.
  2. A passage within a fugue in which neither the subject nor answer is present.
  3. overlapping subject entries in close succession
  4. a highly structured, imitative contrapuntal composition
Grade 10 Music History
Who commissioned American Faces originally?
  1. Aaron Copland
  2. Scott McCormick
  3. Dan Schweichler
  4. Elliot Tackitt
Grade 10 Baroque - 1600-1750
Grade 10 Classical - 1750-1830
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