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Twelfth Grade (Grade 12) Music History Questions

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Grade 12 Twentieth Century and Modern - 1900-2000
Slaves had to have this skill in order to survive--a skill that helped spawn jazz music.
  1. Good Cooking
  2. Ability to Improvise
  3. Rhythm
  4. Ability to Read
Grade 12 Twentieth Century and Modern - 1900-2000
Ragtime music is primarily performed on a(n):
  1. Accordion
  2. Harp
  3. Piano
  4. Trombone
Grade 12 Twentieth Century and Modern - 1900-2000
Where did Ragtime music originate?
  1. New Orleans
  2. Washington D.C.
  3. East Coast
  4. Midwest
Grade 12 Composers
Who composed the 1812 Overture?
  1. Bach
  2. Tchaikovsky
  3. Vivaldi
  4. Walton
Grade 12 Music History
Who wrote the lyrics to The Star Spangled Banner?
  1. John Little
  2. Francis Scott Key
  3. John Philip Sousa
  4. Nelly
Grade 12 Music History
Many national anthems were written during
  1. Football games
  2. The war of 1812
  3. Wartime
  4. Times of peace
Grade 12 Music History
A song of praise or devotion to one's country is
  1. Lakalala
  2. National Anthem
  3. Graduation March
  4. Coronation
Grade 12 Composers
Who was the March King?
  1. William Walton
  2. Pytor Tchaikovsky
  3. John Philip Sousa
  4. Francis Scott Key
Grade 12 Music History
What is the name for the "graduation march"?
  1. Hail to the Cheif
  2. 1812 Overture
  3. Pomp and Circumstance
  4. Music of the Night
Grade 12 Music History
The "Crown Imperial march" was composed for whom?
  1. William Wallace
  2. The Earl of Normandy
  3. King George IV
  4. Queen Elizabeth II
Grade 12 Music History
What song is played when the President enters a formal gathering?
  1. Pomp and Circumstance
  2. O Canada
  3. The Star Spangled Banner
  4. Hail to the Chief
Grade 12 Music History
The first national anthem with a marchlike character was
  1. O Canada
  2. My Country Tis of Thee
  3. Obon
  4. Marcha Real
Grade 12 Composers
Who wrote the Happy Birthday song?
  1. The Pointer Sisters
  2. The Thompson Twins
  3. Andrew Lloyd Webber
  4. The Hill Sisters
Grade 12 Baroque - 1600-1750
What is ritornello form?
  1. ritornello means the "opening passage"
  2. form where the ritornello is restated throughout the movement
  3. similar to binary form
  4. used in Vivaldi's Spring concerto
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