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Traditional World Music Final Exam Study Guide

by: Bridget Dixon

Traditional World Music Final Exam Study Guide MUSI 3583 503

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This study guide contains every question from al of the previous quizzes to be cover one this exam. Have a great summer!
World Traditional Music
Kunzel, Stephen N
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Music, Traditional, world, comprehensive final
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Quiz 1: Music of Japan Q: Hogaku means… A: traditional world music Q: The Edo period was characterized by hundreds of years of isolation and relative peace without the influence of Western Art A: True Q: Buddhism is the native religion of Japan, and focuses on the innate goodness of man, worship of ancestors, and passage of life celebrations. A: False Q: Characteristics of Zen Buddhism Include: A: all of the above Q: Ma, a Japanese aesthetic that influences Japanese music, means… A: Emptiness Q: Jo Ha Kyu is… A: a Japanese Buddhist chant Q: The koto survived during the Westernization of Japan because… A: its tones were in keeping with Western musical aesthetics Q: The shamisen was… A: the geishas’s primary musical instrument Q: The practice of shakuhachi plying called suizen means… A: blowing meditation Quiz 2: Music of Japan Q: Japanese folk song, or minyo, was popular in the past but it no long a part of Japan’s culture today A: False Q: A sankyoku trio includes… A: koto, shakuhachi, shamism Q: Karaoke became popular in Japan only after it became popular in America. A: False Q: The primary musical ensamble in bunraku puppet theatre is comprised of… A: a narrator and a shamisen player Q: Noh is a Japanese theatre art characterized by… A: Both yugen and refinement Q: Noh drama was the theatre of the middle class, while kabuki and bunraku were patronized by the samurai. A: False Q: The musicians of Kabuki A: make up four different ensembles Q: Kabuki is characterized by restraint, simplicity, and austerity A: False Q: Bunraku puppets are.. A: all of the above Q: Gagaku is probably the oldest unbroken orchestral art music genre in the world. A: True Quiz 1: Music of Latin America Q: Which of the following contains a non-Brazilian musician? A: Heitor Villa-Lobos, Atahualpa Yupanqui, Chico Buarque Q: The word term “samba” originally referred to the choreography of certain circle dances from: A: Angola and the Congo Q: Which of the following is a favorite instrument in the Andean region? A: Panpipe Q: The first opera performed in the New World, La purpura da la rosa (The Blood of the Rose), was composed by: A: Tomás de Torrejón y Velasco th Q: Opera by Latin American composers during the 18 century was: A: European in outlook Q: African influences in Latin America have long been felt. Choose the element that is uncharacteristic of African music: A: Simple rhythms Q: Much of our understanding of indigenous Latin American instruments comes from: A: All of the above Q: The first opera in the New World was produced in: A: Lima Q: The music example above represents: A: One of the first polyphonic pieces published in the New World Q: Syncretism is best defined as the.. A: blending of belief systems Quiz 2: Music of Latin America Q: After independence on 1825, Bolivian musical life: A: Lacked both resources and an educational infrastructure Q: A Latin American protest singer who lost his life at the hands of a military dictatorship was: A: Victor Jara Q: The Cuban son: A: Combines African and Hispanic elements Q: The Colombian vallenato originated in the: A: 1940s and 50s Q: Which of the following in NOT true of the corridor: A: Its texts deal solely with the Mexican Revolution Q: A vernacular genre typical of Uruguay is the: A: Candombe Q: The most common translation of “Christmas carol” is… A: Villancico Q: Which of the following composers alludes to the novel Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez in one of his operas: A: Daniel Catan Q: The patriarch of Latin American protest singers was: A: Hector Chavero Q: Which of the importance Latin American woman composers has written electro-acoustic music with Latin Jazz, salsa, and mambo influences? A: Gabriela Ortiz Torres Quiz 1: Music of Native America Q: In Lakota society, a man would play flutes during courtship to convince the women’s parents that he was capable of supporting her. A: False Q: In traditional Native cultures there is an overarching concept of “music,” i.e. they classify songs in terms of “music for flute” or “music for social dancing” A: False Q: Arnold Richardson was arguably one of the most famous ethnologists who traveled across North America interviewing and recording elderly singers. A: False Q: Native American songs often come to life through: A: a dream of vision Q: Love songs in the Lakota society are called: A: Wioste Olowan songs Q: Part of the larger Iroquoian musical category called “Earth Songs” are danced by both men and women A: False Q: Most Native American dance songs have: A: a steady pulse Q: The instrument depicted above is a: A: hand drum Q: One reason we know that many types of Indian music have remained unchanged is that beginning in the 1880s: A: Ethnologists began fanning out across North America Q: Navajo and Apache music use A/B, or binary form structure A: True Quiz 2: Music of Native America Q: The Oklahoma Ponca share the same lanquage and music with the Omaha A: True Q: Pow-wows can be grouped into two broad divisions of: A: Competition and traditional events Q: The contemporary intertribal pow-wow has become a major force to maintain intact music and dance traditions among today’s Indian populations. A: False Q: The advent of European settlement was the major force that triggered the start of powwows A: False Q: In Powwow music, Southern singing is generally done with a lower voice…… A: True Q: Powwow singing is always in one of two styles. What are they? A: Northern and Southern Q: Northern area powwow styles include drum groups from the A: Central plains and Great Lakes region Q: The musical ancestors to today’s powwow repertory are: A: The song-forms of the Omaha and Ponca Nation's Heluska War Dances Q: The established formal structure or powwow music has remained unchanged for almost half a century. A: True Q: One major difference between old time events and the modern powwow is that contemporary powwows are: A: open to anyone Quiz 1: Jazz Q: Which of the following terms refers to a bass playing equal note values (usually quarter notes) on every beat in an unsyncopated manner: A: Walking Bass Q: The Self-proclaimed King of Jazz was: A: Paul Whiteman Q: In what area of New Orleans did Jazz originate? A: The French Quarter and Storyville Q: What decade is known as the Golden Age of Jazz? A: 1920s Q: The record company Verve was built by Norman Ganz around the talents of: A: Ella Fitzgerald Q: Two important components of American jazz are improvisation and… A: Syncopation Q; Purists do not qualify Joplin’s music as jazz because: A: Is strictly notated with no allowance for improve Q: Who is acknowledged as being the first black female recording artist? A: Mamie Smith Q: The undisputed champion of early jazz is: A: Louis Armstrong Q: Which of the following is NOT an element of the blues: A: A non-standardized harmonic plan Q: What jazz artist brought jazz to Carnegie Hall in 1938? A: Benny Goodman Quiz 2: Jazz Q: Synthesizing classical music with jazz evolved into what Gunther Schuller dubbed: A: third stream Q: Trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie was one of the leaders of: A: bebop Q: Bebop often borrowed chord progressions from: A: The Great American Songbook Q: What influential saxophonist started to rethink the inner works of jazz during his work with the pianists Thelonius Monk? A: John Coltrane Q: What work represent John Coltranes musical statement of his mystical explorations in the mid-60s? A: “A Love Supreme” Q: Swing music was considered America’s popular music in the: A: 1940s Q: Which of the following intervals did pianist Bill Evans use to stack chords in “So What”? A: fourths Q: Which artist played as an opening act for bands like the Grateful Dead and Santana at the framed Fillmore in San Fran in 1970? A: Miles Davis Q: The “premiere” lindy hop establishment was: A: The Savory Ballroom in NY Q: What kind of jazz promoted chromatic harmonies, an intense and often blues’ inflected expressivity, and bravura virtuosity? A: bebop Quiz 1: American Popular Music Q: After WWII, the two competing record formats were the 33 LP and the: A: 45 “single” Q: How many measures does the most common form of American popular song have? A: 32 Q: Who established the singing style known as “crooning”? A: Bing Crosby th Q: The area between Broadway and Sixth Avenue on West 28 Street in NYC was fondly known as: A: Tin Pan Alley Q: The fans of Frank Sinatra were called: A: Bobbysoxers Q: Which early rock n roll band had a song in the hit movie ”Blackboard Jungle”? A: Bill Haley and the Comets Q: Music that is intended to become popular is: A: All of the Above Q: The first professional songwriter in the US is: A: Stephan Foster Q: What system is in place today the measures the sales record of music? A: SoundScan Q: How many measures does the most common form of American popular song have? A: 32 Quiz 2: American Popular Music Q: What 1960s artist led the way in manipulating the sound of the electric guitar by using feedback, distortion, and other electronic sound-changing devices? A: Jimi Hendrix Q: What major record label was started in Detroit by Berry Gordy? A: Motown Q: The Folk Music Festival was spearheaded by: A: Bob Dylan Q: What American city was the original home of Motown Records? A: Detroit Q: Which of the following American music traditions was initiated by James Brown's music? A: Funk Q: Which TV show presented both Elvis and the Beatles? A: The Ed Sullivan Show Q: What dance did Chubby Checker introduce to American audiences on American Bandstand? A: The Twist Q: The Kinks, The Rolling Stones and The Beatles are just a few of the groups that formed the: A: British Invasion Q: Which of the following musical traditions did Aretha Franklin come from? A: Gospel Q: “Thugz Mansion” was released after the death of: A: 2-Pac Q: What film gave the Bee Gees a long run on Billboard top charts? A: Saturday Night Fever Q: Who was the producer of MJ’s Thriller album? A: Quincy Jones Q: Which artist below is renowned for a continuously changing image and provocative music videos? A: Madonna Quiz 1: Country Music Q: In the 1920s and 30s, despite the fact that country music was marketed separately for many years, black and white southern music remained accessible to all. A: True Q: 1920s rural southerners performed in a style that… A: Included folksy nasal singing often accompanied by string instruments Q: Who is the softshell performer in this list: A: Vince Gill Q: Country Music is mainly derived from ballads, comedic stories, and songs like "Oh! Susanna" by Stephen Foster. A: False Q: What country music also uses jazz rhythms, harmonies, and other elements in its performance styles A: All of the above Q: Johnny Cash was influenced by Black blues performers A: True Q: A hardcore twang performer is… A: The Carter Family Q: Which of the following does not represent a famous southern exponent of rockabilly music: A: Gene Autry Q: In the 1920s and 30s, sales of southern rural music became artificially segregated because: A: Marketers didn’t recognize the extent of the southern musical culture Q: What are some of the "tangled" cultural roots of country music? A: All of the Above Quiz 2: Country Music Q: Which of the following is not a design element of country music? A: Cinquain Q: Western Rural musical styles developed in the A: 1930s Q: According to a National Endowment for the Arts survey, country music became America's most popular music in the 1980s A: False Q: In the 1930s, Western rural musical styles developed particularly in the new genre of western films. A: True Q: Cowboys songs from the 19302 and 40s were not yet influenced by jazz harmonies and rhythms A: False Q: Which of the following elevated the string band performances of Appalachian music into a virtuosic instrumental style called bluegrass in the 1940s? A: Bill Monroe Q: The so-called "Nashville sound" was developed in the 1950s by: A: Chet Atkins Q: Which of the following singers is NOT representative of the "countrypolitan" style that became the mainstream Nashville sound through the 60s, 70s, and beyond? A: Hank Williams Q: What kind of cultural function does country music provide for its audiences? A: All of the above Q: Why were hardcore twangers, rockers, honky-tonkers, folk singers, traditionalists, and other roots-oriented musicians and audiences upset with Nashville as it became "Music City"? A: its too suburban softshell


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