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Music During the Renaissance (Grade 9)

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Music During the Renaissance

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1. 
Three instruments of the Renaissance were the guitar, cello and trombone.
  1. True
  2. False
 
2. 
During the Renaissance era, vocal music was more important than instrumental music.
  1. True
  2. False
3. 
In the Renaissance period every educated person was expected to be trained in music.
  1. True
  2. False
 
4. 
During Renaissance times, Instruments were not allowed to be played.
  1. True
  2. False
5. 
Martin Luther was a sacred composer.
  1. True
  2. False
 
6. 
Music in the Renaissance always used vocals.
  1. True
  2. False
7. 
The harp was invented during the Renaissance era.
  1. True
  2. False
 
8. 
Beethoven was a very popular musician during this time period.
  1. True
  2. False
9. 
Secular music is becoming more and more important during this time period.
  1. True
  2. False
 
10. 
Instruments in the Renaissance era were starting to see the advancement of metals such as brass.
  1. True
  2. False
11. 
The two main forms of sacred Renaissance music are the mass and the:
  1. kyrie
  2. motet
  3. madrigal
  4. cantata
 
12. 
What was the time period of Renaissance music?
  1. 1980-2012
  2. 1700-1900
  3. 1400-1600
  4. 1300-1500
13. 
Which of these is NOT an instrument from the Renaissance?
  1. Lute
  2. Lyre
  3. Harp
  4. Clarinet
 
14. 
Which of these is an instrument from the Renaissance?
  1. Lute
  2. Lyre
  3. Zither
  4. All of the above
15. 
What does polyphonic mean?
  1. More than one voice.
  2. One voice with organ.
  3. A group of instruments playing.
  4. The name of the first record player
 
16. 
What is the general mood of Renaissance Music?
  1. calm and laid back
  2. loud and crazy
  3. fast and frivolous
  4. harsh and cold
17. 
1532 is marked as the birth of the Anglican church under King Henry the VIII. During this time, he began to change the shape and direction of music over night. What was his main rule for composing music for church?
  1. one note for one syllable
  2. many notes for one syllable
  3. no harmony
  4. none of the above
 
18. 
Which of these is a composer from the Renaissance?
  1. Mozart
  2. Beethoven
  3. Martin Luther
  4. Bach
19. 
In the renaissance the most sacred vocal form was the                         .
 
20. 
The 3 M's of Renaissance music are:                       ,                ,              .
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