QUESTION 1

Question1

  1. The Baroque era was a time of:

no new musical advances.

stillness and slow-paced music.

energy and motion, virtuosity and ornamentation.

imbalance and dull, dreary architecture.

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Question2

  1. For &quotEnlightenment&quot artists and thinkers, the power to convince was found in critical thinking and reasoned discussion, which aimed to persuade the mind.

True

False

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Question3

  1. Harmony was a by-product of counterpoint in both the Middle Ages and Renaissance.

True

False

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Question4

  1. During the Baroque era, a nation`s splendor was measured in cultural terms in addition to political and economic terms.

True

False

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Question5

  1. In the Baroque era, polyphonic and homophonic textures &quotcoexist.&quot

True

False

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Question6

  1. A fugue typically begins with the central theme, also known as the plot.

True

False

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Question7

  1. Bach actually wrote about 150 __ within his first three years in Leipzig.

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Question8

  1. __ by G.F. Handel, was appropriately performed for the first time while floating down the Thames River on barges.

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Question9

  1. &quotKing of the musical instruments&quot during the Baroque era was the __ . Bach made frequent trips to towns and cities to test the newly installed ones.

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Question10

  1. In a __ , the subject is first presented by a single voice, then is repeated by others as they enter.

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Question11

  1. Music served as an important means of conveying the teachings of the church.

True

False

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Question12

  1. During the Classical Era, the Baroque love of ornamentation, virtuosity, and expressive extremes gave way to more classical ideas of:

balance, clarity, and naturalness.

dissonance, polyrhythm, and vague interpretations.

life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

imbalance, lack of form, and unnatural elements.

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Question13

  1. Opera was replaced by the performance of __ during the season of Lent.

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Question14

  1. &nbspOn the historical pendulum:

&nbspThe Baroque was on the emotional side and the Classical period took that even further.

The Baroque was on the emotional side the Renaissance and Classical periods focused more on science and reason.

Form and science were more important than emotion in both the Baroque and Classical periods.

Science and reason never affected music at all.

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Question15

  1. Recitative is:

speech-like singing that moves the plot along and is often accompanied by the basso continuo.

lyric singing where a character reflects on his/her emotions.

is accompanied by the full orchestra and is slow.

&nbspcomes from the verb &quotto rest.&quot

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Question16

  1. Bach and Handel grew up studying from the same teachers, and toured together constantly during their teen years.

True

False

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Question17

  1. __ remained the most prestigious and lucrative genre throughout the Classical Era, and it inspired some of the greatest music

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Question18

  1. Homophonic texture made it very difficult to understand the text.

True

False

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Question19

  1. Program music is:

a concert presented that has a printed program.

vocal works written to meet a need in a scheduled program.

compositions written to order for various programs in the church year.

an instrumental work that is in some way associated with a story, event, or idea.

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Question20

  1. Handel was one of the first composers to become a &quotcultural hero.&quot

True

False

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Question21

  1. Opera failed to become a big business during the Baroque Era.

True

False

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Question22

  1. The Classical Era was the first to thrive without interruption even long after its composers had died.

True

False

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Question23

  1. During the Classical Era, national independence and democracy became the new &quotideas of social order.&quot

True

False

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Question24

  1. By using the term &quotbaroque,&quot historians were calling attention to the:

extravagant and even bizarre qualities of the music.

broken nature of the arpeggiated chords in keyboard accompaniments.

financial condition of the aristocracy.

condition of many of the instruments of the day.

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Question25

  1. A modulation is a change of key within the course of a movement.

True

False

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Question26

  1. By 1700, __ had become a big business.

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Question27

  1. Arson became a problem in the opera houses because:

soloists did not like the extreme high notes and difficult passages that they were required to perform.

jealously was rampant among composers and they tried to &quotburn out&quot each other’s productions.

investors were attempting to collect insurance money to make up for losses on a production.

the special effects such as fire and lightening were difficult to control and what was thought to be arson was simply an accident.

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Question28

  1. Fugue comes from the same root word as &quotfugitive&quot and:

refers to the wild lifestyles of many who performed these works

is a form that is now considered a fugitive form which is never performed in church.

refers to the tendency of voices to &quotchase&quot one another as it develops.

it has nothing to do with that word whatsoever.

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Question29

  1. The dates for the Baroque era in music are:

1750-1825.

1825-1900.

1600-1750.

unknown.

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Question30

  1. Bach spent his entire life in the country of __ .

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Question31

  1. Classical-Era melodies are generally more tuneful and less complicated than those of the previous __ Era.

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Question32

  1. By the time Bach died, he had written at least one work in virtually every genre of music except __ .

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While attending to acustomer, I did not understand what she was ordering. It appearedthere was a communication breakdown between her and me. I stoppedwhat I was doing to give her undivided attention. I let her know thatI did not understand what she was ordering. I actively listen to herrequest and resisted the urge to interrupt her. I made sure Icompletely understood what she was ordering. After comprehended herorder, I tried to resolve the issue. She was eventually satisfied.

Question 2

While I was servingthe customer, I slipped and spilled the red wine on the table. Firstthing I did was to apologize to the customers. I then immediatelychecked if none had fallen on the customer’s cloth. I assisted herto the restroom and gave her a clean napkin to rub over the dirt. Iwent back to the table and cleaned it. I finally reported theincidence to the manager.

Question 3

Yes. One mistake Imade was at the restaurant. During my shift, a friend asked me tocover her shift without informing the boss. Based on the amount ofwork I had, I found it hard to cover her shift. The supervisornoticed this and reported the matter to the boss. My friend wasfired, and she blamed me for it. If I had informed her to ask forpermission, the situation could have been avoided.

Question 4

I would re-evaluatethe cause of conflict and examine different approaches in which thesituation could be resolved. I will then visit my professor’soffice and discuss the conflict with him and inform him how I thinkthe issue should have been handled.

Question 5

I am hardly stressed. All of classmate consider me as unflappable. Iunderstand the significance of being flexible and I try to adapt tochanging situation and alter priorities. Whenever I feel stressed, Iwould like to take stretches so as to get some exercises and clear mymind. I remember one incidence when I was working at the hotel wherea customer the boss demanded I handle cleanness and the same timecover my shift. It felt impossible since it was lunch time, andcustomers were flooding the hotel. Rather than letting the stressoverwhelm me, I took measures. I served the customers and did thecleanliness later. In the end, my boss was happy.