Music History Final Exam
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Reeds are used to produce a sound on a:
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The violin group generates pitches by a ______being drawn across the strings.
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The sound on all brass instruments is produced through a cup shaped:
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Which brass instrument uses a slide instead of valves or keys?
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Slaves were brought to the US from:
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Slaves brought ________ with them to America
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Who wrote early American songs like Oh Susannah and Camptown Ladies
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The Civil War took place from:
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Slaves and Freed Slaves sang:
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The basis of all early gospel and work songs is ________
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Which of these did not influence gospel music?
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Which state is NOT part of the Mississippi Delta Blues region?
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Which instrument was NOT a common early blues instrument?
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What type of theater became popular in the late 1800's?
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Robert Johnson was a
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Who is the march king?
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Ragtime started as ______________
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Scott Joplin's biggest hit rag was _______________.
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Jazz was born in _____________.
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Jazz is America's music.
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Jazz is creating and communicating music on the spot or improvisation.
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Louis Armstrong played _______
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Jazz was originally called
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Jazz was first played in ________
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How many people were in an average New Orleans Jazz street band?
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What instrument would NOT be found in an early jazz band?
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What musical occurence happens in Jazz and Blues?
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Where did Jazz travel first out of New Orleans?
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What style of music was popular after New Orleans Jazz?
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What instrument did Glenn Miller play?
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Glenn Miller's band had a special sound because of his ____________
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Which of the was inventions were MOST significant in spreading the popularity of Jazz?
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Which instrument is not part of the rhythm section?
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Glenn Miller's band played in the military in ____________
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Glenn Miller _________ music
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Big Band and Swing music was for ___________
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Big Bands did not have __________ sections.
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Big Bands had an average of ___________ musicians.
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Rock and Roll began with the invention of the __________
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Little Richard is the self proclaimed:
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Chuck Berry recorded ___________
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Elvis Presley was born into a wealthy family.
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Elvis Presley was a _________ before he recorded music.
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Who originally recorded Hound Dog?
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People were confused by Elvis' first radio performance because ________
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What early rock star married his 13 year old cousin?
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The Beach Boy's harmonized well but did not _______________
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4 part harmony vocal groups in the late 50's and 60's sang ___________.
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Motown Records was founded by _______________.
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Motown comes from _________ _______
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Motown was originaly located in __________________
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Motown recorded music for _________________.
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Which group were Motown Artists?
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What year did Woodstock take place?
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How many people attended Woodstock?
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Why was it so peaceful at Woodstock?
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The British Invasion was started by ________________
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What were the Beatles NOT known for?
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Who is not a Beatle?
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The Beatles debuted in the US in ___________.
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What other band led the British Invasion?
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What group did Michael Jackson sing in when he was young?
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Disco music was made popular by _______________
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Good disco songs had a strong bass and _______
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When people heard disco it was performed by live bands.
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What community found new public exposure through disco?
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Who is credited with inventing the first recorded sound playback device?
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Which of these is NOT a common record speed?
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What device was used in cars in the 60's and 70's?
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