I. Match each of the following composers with the historical period... active. Periods may be used more than once.

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MUSIC HISTORY AND LITERATURE: PLACEMENT EXAMINATION
I.
Match each of the following composers with the historical period in which he or she was
active. Periods may be used more than once.
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Johann Sebastian Bach
Ludwig van Beethoven
Hildegard of Bingen
Claude Debussy
Franz Joseph Haydn
G. P. da Palestrina
Arnold Schoenberg
Franz Schubert
Antonio Vivaldi
Richard Wagner
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Middle Ages
Renaissance
Baroque
Classic
Romantic
20th century
II. Match each of the following terms with its definition. Use each definition only once.
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D
E
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I
J
K
L
M
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Adagio
Bassoon
Coda
Counterpoint
Mezzopiano
Modulation
Recitative
Scherzo
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Strophic
Suite
Symphonic poem
Timbre
Triangle
Trombone
Viola
An instrument of the string family
An instrument of the woodwind family
An instrument of the brass family
An instrument of the percussion family
A set of dances
A one-movement, programmatic work for orchestra
A lively movement with the same form and meter as a minuet
A style of singing that imitates speech
A form in which successive stanzas of a poem are sung to the same music
A moderately soft dynamic level
The concluding section of a piece or movement
A slow tempo
A texture consisting of two or more melodies of equal importance
A change of key
The character of a musical sound (also called Atone [email protected])
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