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  • Examination Paper

    HISTORY 5JANUARY 2014

    Candidate Number

    TIME: 3 HOURS

    Answer all questions.Marks will be deducted for incorrect spelling of musical terms and names of composers.

    [10] 1. In the space provided, place a beside the correct answer.

    a) The slow movement of a classical symphny is mostoften:

    three part formmodified sonata-al legrotheme and variationsa l l of the above

    b) A hornpipe is a(an):

    c) is associated with:a well know Protestant chorale tuneJ.S. Bachmultimovement works with solo ariasall of the above

    d) Which of the following is NOT an influential femalekeyboardist associated with Mozart:

    Antonia SalieriMaria Anna MozartMaria Theresia von ParadisBarbara von Ployer

    f) Which of the following is NOT a movement of the MassOrdinary:

    Kyrie GloriaGradual Credo

    g) Which of the following is regarded as the golden age ofstyle?

    Classical MedievalRenaissance Baroque

    h) Which composer is best associated with the developmentof ?

    MonteverediLullyPurcellHandel

    I) Giovanni Gabrieli is credited with:developing a polychoral, antiphonal style

    cantus-firmus masses

    j) The Classical symphony generally consists of:four movements with contrast of key amongthemfour dance movements each in the same keyprelude, passacaglia & fugue, each in thesame keythree movements with contrast of key amongthem

    instrument associated with sailorsdance form associated with sailorsEnglish sailors tuneparticular sound from the organ

    e) Which of the following is NOT a Baroque instrumentaldance work:

    pavane saltarelloallemande goliard

    organum

    Italian madrigals

    Wachet auf

    a cappella

    stile concitato

    [20] 2. Complete the blank(s) with the correct word or phase.

    a) Name orchestral suites by Handel.

    i)____________________________________________

    ii)____________________________________________

    b) Name English madrigal composers.

    i) ____________________________________________

    ii) ___________________________________________

    two (2) two (2)

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  • c) Name operas by Mozart. f) Name composers of Classical symphonies.three (3) three (3)

    I) ____________________________________________

    ii) ___________________________________________

    iii) ___________________________________________

    d) Name Baroque oratorios.

    i) ____________________________________________

    ii) ____________________________________________

    iii) ___________________________________________

    e) Name Baroque keyboard instruments,excluding the piano.

    i)_____________________________________________

    ii)_____________________________________________

    iii) ___________________________________________

    i)_____________________________________________

    ii)_____________________________________________

    iii) ____________________________________________

    g) Name composers of Renaissance motets.

    i)_____________________________________________

    ii)_____________________________________________

    h) Name types of Medieval minstrels.

    i)_____________________________________________

    ii)_____________________________________________

    three (3)

    three (3)

    two (2)

    two (2)

    [30] 3. In the spaces provided, briefly define ANY TEN (10) of the following. White a short definition of eachand refer to musical examples whenever possible. You may use either point or paragraph form.

    a) humanism: ___________________________________

    _______________________________________________

    _______________________________________________

    :___________________________________

    b) Requiem: ____________________________________

    c) enlightenment: _________________________________

    _________________________________________________

    _________________________________________________

    :______________________________________

    d) Baroque sonata: ________________________________

    _________________________________________________

    _________________________________________________

    ______________________________________

    Example Example

    Example:

    _______________________________________________

    _______________________________________________

    :___________________________________Example

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  • e) Classical sonata: ______________________________

    _______________________________________________

    _______________________________________________

    :___________________________________

    f) doctrine of the affections: ________________________

    _______________________________________________

    _______________________________________________

    : ___________________________________

    g) antiphonal: ___________________________________

    _______________________________________________

    _______________________________________________

    :____________________________________

    h) cantata: _____________________________________

    _______________________________________________

    _______________________________________________

    : ____________________________________

    I) : _______________________________________

    ________________________________________________

    ________________________________________________

    : ____________________________________

    j) cyclical form:

    ____________________________________

    k) : _________________________________

    ________________________________________________

    ________________________________________________

    : _____________________________________

    l) organum:

    : ____________________________________

    Example

    Example

    Example

    Example

    Example

    Example:

    Example

    Example

    Fidelio

    Empfinsamkeit

    ______________________________________

    ________________________________________________

    ________________________________________________

    ___________________________________

    _______________________________________________

    _______________________________________________

    [25] 4. On the separate sheet of paper provided, write a short paragraph about ANY FIVE (5) of the topicsgiven below.

    a) Briefly discuss Beethovens symphonies. Be sure to mention specific aspects of Beethovens musical languageand style in your answer.

    b) Briefly discuss the multimovement cycle of the classical masters. Make reference to specific composers andworks in your answer.

    c) Briefly discuss the French Ars Nova. Make reference to specific composers and works in your answer.

    d) Briefly discuss the Baroque fugue. Make specific reference to works by J.S. Bach in your answer.

    e) Discuss from 1642.

    f) Briefly discuss Classical opera. Make specific reference to specific composers and works in your ansewr.

    The Coronation of Poppea

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    [15] 5. The musical excerpts given below are taken from pieces on your required listening list. Choose anyFIVE (5), and in the space provided give:

    i) the genre or type of composition (madrigal, string quartet, aria, etc.)ii) the complete title of the work. Include opus and movement where applicable.iii) the name of the composer

    i)

    Type:_____________________________________

    Title:______________________________________

    Composer:_________________________________

    ii)

    Type:_____________________________________

    Title:______________________________________

    Composer:_________________________________

    Type:_____________________________________

    Title:______________________________________

    Composer:_________________________________

    iii)

  • iv)

    v)

    vi)

    Type:_____________________________________

    Title:______________________________________

    Composer:_________________________________

    Type:_____________________________________

    Title:______________________________________

    Composer:_________________________________

    Page 5

    Type:_____________________________________

    Title:______________________________________

    Composer:_________________________________

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    vii)

    Type:_____________________________________

    Title:______________________________________

    Composer:_________________________________

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