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The term , from Italian (meaning obstinate), is music terminology for repeated pattern

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The guitar came to America with the

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The dependent phrase in a single period construction melodic construction is called an

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” refers to a place in New York where the music publishing business began

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The term , originally a solo piano style in the early 1900’s, comes from the “ragged rhythm” result of stride left hand and syncopated right hand rhythms

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In music, some of the music was written out, some improvised

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was the name of the talent scout, producer, who discovered and produced Billie Holiday, Bessie Smith, Bob Dylan, Pete Seeger, Bruce Springsteen, Count Basie, Benny Goodman, George Benson, and others:

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in jazz music refers to Extemporaneous invention of material based on the music introduced in the tune or reflecting musical or emotional statements of other improvisers

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The “”, as a jazz term, refers to the tune or the song

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, as a jazz term, refers to the chord progression

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The “”, as a jazz term, refers to the contrasting middle section of a song

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The independent phrase in a single period melodic construction is called the

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The 1943 Rogers & Hammerstein musical “” proved that American musical theater could deal with serious subject matter

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referrs to when the relationship between phrases in a single period melodyis 90% the same material

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is the word used in music to describe the specific sound of an instrument

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” is measured in cycles per second

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The “” is the honor given to W.C. Handy

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American popular music moves in a linear evolution: ----. Each new style remains even though a new style receives more popularity for awhile

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    Spirituals
    Spirituals
    gospel
    gospel
    blues
    blues
    ragtime
    ragtime
    big band jazz
    big band jazz
    small jazz bands
    small jazz bands
    BeBop
    BeBop

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The foundation chord progression for a blues is

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  • I - IV - V

  • IV - I - V

  • V - IV - I

  • I - V - IV

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The first female big band leader, due to the death of the original band leader (her husband Chic Webb), and composer/arranger of the big band hit “A Tisket, A Tasket” was

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is the name of the highly virtuosic style of jazz that features often fast playing, high use of complex ornamentation, over complex and a quickly changing chord progression

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What is the name of the African-American a capella vocal ensemble that first presented authentic black music to the post-civil war North?

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  • The Fisk University Jubilee Singers

  • Northern University Soul Singers

  • University of Massachusetts Jubilee Singers

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” is a jazz term that refers to soloing over four bar groups in “conversation” with another member of the band

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” is a jazz music slang term for accompaniment

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The overtone series/ harmonic series refers to the “”: unheard pitches that collectively are silently part of the fundamental and drive the root progression used throughout music is Western Civilization

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Boogie-Woogie is best described as a(n)

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  • blues piano style with a rhythmic ostinato in the left hand

  • blues piano style with a rhythmic ostinato in the right hand

  • blues piano style with a semi-rhythmic ostinato in the left hand

  • none of the above

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is a “jazz piano concerto” that was composed by in 1924. Originally scored for piano and jazz band, it was later scored by American composer {“The Grand Canyon Suite”) and remains highly popular throughout the world to this day

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    George Gerswhin
    George Gerswhin
    Ferde Grofe
    Ferde Grofe
    Rhapsody in Blue
    Rhapsody in Blue
    An America in Paris
    An America in Paris

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shows, shows, and shows merged into musicals

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A “” is an existing, audible metronome sound played into the headphones of musicians to stabilize rhythm for recording in studios and live performance

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refers to singers using random extemporaneous phonemes instead of actual words to improvise, basically emulating the sounds of wind, brass, and percussion instruments

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The Dave Brubeck Quartet experimented with jazz songs in irregular meters. The most famous, “”, was composed by Paul Desmond, the alto sax player

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Glenn Miller’s big band hit was basically a blues

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Who was the now famous arranger for the Benny Goodman Orchestra. His work created the Benny Goodman sound. Arrangers were responsible for ‘branding” a band’s signature?

Select one of the following:

  • Fletcher Henderson

  • George Gershwin

  • Paul Desmond

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The lyrics in Blues follows the form

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  • AAB

  • ABA

  • ABB

  • BAB

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BeBop is a virtuosic style of jazz music, the invention of which is credited to

Select one of the following:

  • Miles Davis

  • Charlie Parker

  • Miles Davis and Charlie Parker

  • Miles Parker and Charlie Davis

  • None of the above

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The librettist, lyricist for the musical West Side Story was

Select one of the following:

  • Stephen Sondheim

  • George Gershwin

  • Charlie Parker

  • Miles Davis

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Howard Shore composed the musical score for the film...

Select one of the following:

  • The Lord of the Rings

  • The Hobbit

  • Star Wars

  • Space Balls

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SHMRF is the acronym (standing for_______, ________, _______, _______, and _______) we’ve been using to afford a comprehensive view of the contents of any piece of music

Select one of the following:

  • Sound, Harmony, Melody, Rhythm, and Form

  • Sound, Harmony, Meter, Rhythm, and Form

  • Sound, Harmony, Match, Rhythm, and Forte

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Duple, triple, and quadruple plus the term simple or compound is music terminology referring to

Select one of the following:

  • rhythm/meter

  • pitch/tone

  • measure/repeat

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What term refers to the texture of music with regard to its threads or melodic lines means melody plus accompaniment

Select one of the following:

  • Homophonic

  • Monophonic

  • Biphonic

  • Pneumonic

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What form from classical music terminology has a direct correlate in jazz form approaches because it inovlves exposition / development / recapitulation which equals Head-improv – out chorus?

Select one of the following:

  • Sonata-Allegro

  • Mezzo-Piano

  • Melodic

  • Harmonic

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Who is the man referred to as the “March King”? He created many popular marches for the band he conducted: The United States Marine Band

Select one of the following:

  • John Philip Sousa

  • Miles Davis

  • Stephen Sondheim

  • Jerome Kern

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The first music sung in America by immigrants was mostly pre-existing ____ _____ from their native country, usually in their native languages

Select one of the following:

  • folk songs

  • work songs

  • lullabies

  • march songs

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With the advent of the Big Band, the most critical, most important contribution to creating the sound print of the band was made by the _________

Select one of the following:

  • arranger

  • composer

  • singer

  • accompanist

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______________ refers to when a solo singer or solo instrumentalist sings or plays a line that is echoed back by other singers or musicians, reflecting a style born in work songs: railroad gangs, whaling ships, prison road crews, loggers, field hands, etc.

Select one of the following:

  • Call and Response

  • Improvisation

  • Copy Cat

  • Sorrow Singing

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___________ is the name of the now famous composer of many piano rags in the early 1900’s. He was buried in an un-marked grave until his music was made “popular” through its use in the film “The Sting”

Select one of the following:

  • Scott Joplin

  • Stephen Sondheim

  • George Gershwin

  • W.C. Handy

Question 47 of 50

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___________ is the man who is credited as being the “founder of American musical theater”

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  • Jerome Kern

  • George Gershwin

  • Glenn Miller

  • Howard Shore

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____________ was the composer of many beloved, published American songs in the mid-1800s and is now referred to as “The father of American song”

Select one of the following:

  • Stephen Foster

  • Stephen Sondheim

  • John Williams

  • Jerome Kern

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The lawyer _____________ wrote a poem that became the lyrics for the American National Anthem. The four-verse poem speaks about events that happened during the attack on Fort McHenry in 1812. The words were later sung to a preexisting British drinking song “To Anacreon in Heaven”

Select one of the following:

  • W.C. Handy

  • Stephen Sondheim

  • Francis Scott Key

  • John Hammond

Question 50 of 50

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The film score for “Legends of the Fall” was composed by...

Select one of the following:

  • John Williams

  • James Horner

  • Stephen Sondheim

  • Howard Shore

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