MUSIC

NAMEOF THE STUDENT

NAMEOF THE INSTITUTION

Question1

  1. The Javanese musical ensemble with drums, gongs, xylophones that has a floating, non directional quality is known as:

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Question2

  1. A new spirit known as ___ took hold in all of the arts and represented an abolishment of tradition and a quest for novelty.

heathenism

socialism

modernism

none of the above

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Question3

  1. Perhaps the single most remarkable aspect of music in the twentieth century is that for the first time:

the piano became a fixture in the home.

everyone could read music.

listeners could hear music when and where they wanted to hear it.

concert tickets were affordable to the middle class.

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Question4

  1. Being able to hear music without the physical presence of performing artists and instruments__ marked a radical change in the history of music.

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Question5

  1. Radio stations first appeared during the Depression in the early 1930s.

True

False

1points &nbsp

Question6

  1. The growing ease of telecommunication and transportation made the world of 2000 a much more confusing place than it had been in 1900.

True

False

1points &nbsp

Question7

  1. The struggles between old and new styles are presented musically in Charles Ives` composition, _experimental music

1points &nbsp

Question8

  1. Even the riot at the premier of Stravinsky`s _Rite of spring___ produced excellent press for the Ballets Russes, and people were enticed to attend a performance.

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Question9

  1. The __modernism_ movement represented a disregard for tradition and a quest for novelty.

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Question10

  1. Modernist architects:

eliminated elements of ornamentation and focused on smooth, clean lines.

rejected ideas of ornamentation from the Baroque period.

were trying to go for a &quotstream of consciousness&quot where it was hard to decipher exact and clear lines.

All of these.

1points &nbsp

Question11

  1. Thomas Edison invented the cylinder disk – the first recording device – in the year _1877___.

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Question12

  1. Many talented composers and musicians were able to earn fortunes writing for a mass-market audience in the twentieth century.

True

False

1points &nbsp

Question13

  1. Beach Boy member Brian Wilson, composed his 1960s hit, &quotGood Vibrations&quot:

a.

entirely in the studio, and only later did the band learn to perform it live.

b.

after being inspired by hearing works by Stravinsky.

c.

during a live concert at the Hollywood Bowl.

d.

in just ten minutes in the recording studio.

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Question14

  1. Many composers incorporated sounds from the music of non-Western cultures in the 20th Century.

True

False

1points &nbsp

Question15

  1. More than any other kind of music, ___instruments__ promoted racial integration for audiences and performers.

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Question16

  1. Many composers created new and entirely novel approaches to music by:

writing works without a tonal center or clear sense of meter.

using the new electronically generated sounds.

incorporating sounds from the music of non-Western cultures.

all of the above.

1points &nbsp

Question17

  1. It was not until the 20th century that &quotpopular&quot music became different than &quotclassical&quot music.

True

False

1points &nbsp

Question18

  1. The pace of musical change:

increased dramatically in the twentieth century.

began a slow decline with the onset of the twentieth century.

increased so rapidly that music was of a poor quality in the twentieth century.

was not affected by the changes in society and the world.

1points &nbsp

Question19

  1. The 20th century was the first time that composers wrote music that was shocking to the public.

True

False

1points &nbsp

Question20

  1. The influence of _African American_ and Latin composers and musicians became particularly pronounced during the twentieth century in all realms of music.

REFERENCES

James, C. (2009). Evolution of Music. Music Play , 98.