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The First Commercial hip-hip was Rappers Delight in 1979 (TF)

True

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2

The Beatles formed in which city in 1957?

Liverpool

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3

The Beatles' music was shaped by producer was who?

George Martin

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4

The most common song structures in rock music are primarily:

Strophic, AABA, and varieties of verse/chorus forms

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5

Hip-hop developed in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City in the 1970s (TF)

False

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6

The concept album is defined as a(n):

A collection of songs that are all united by a theme or sound

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7

In the Beatles' concept album Sgt. Pepper, many of the songs relate to childhood memories and feelings of nostalgia (TF)

True

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8

Rock Music is a generic term that applies to all of the various sub-genres of popular music that has evolved from the 50s to the present day. (TF)

True

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9

Hip-hop DJ's borrowed tools and techniques from disco, but they also used salsa and funk records to provide music for block parties (TF)

True

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10

Rhythmically, rock music relies heavily on the emphasis of the __________ supplied by the drummer

backbeat

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11

The first pioneers of hip-hop music were jazz musicians. (TF)

False

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12

All of the following characteristics are typical of disco music except for:

frequent changes in tempo and volume

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13

Rock and Roll refers to a style of popular music that evolved during which period of time

1950s to mid 1960s

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14

Rock music is a male-dominated art form (TF)

True

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15

The standard format or rock groups was established by groups in the 1960s and is still the basic model today is:

lead guitar, rhythm guitar, bass guitar, drums, all or some of the members singing

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16

The roots of disco dancing can be traced to which of these?

underground parties hosted by a New York City DJ

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17

The rhythm of most rock music is in

quadruple meter

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18

Disco parties catered to a gay, mostly black clientele that was harassed at commercial venues (TF))

true

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19

The Beatles album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band is an example of music intended for

domestic listening

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20

The basic harmonic progression used in rock grew from the basic 12-bar-blues patterns and the I-vi-IV-V doo wop progression (TF)

True

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21

Although DJs initiated the practice of reciting rhymes over the breaks, dedicated rappers eventually became known as MCs (TF)

True

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22

The term "fixed composition" refers to works in which the pitches and rhythms are identical between performances (TF)

true

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23

When discussing Jazz, swing has two distinct definitions. One definition refers to _________, the other to __________

the feeling that gives forward momentum to a performance; the style popular type of music from the 1940s

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24

Just as ragtime was becoming a passe, a new style called ______ burst onto the scene

dixieland jazz

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25

"Hot Jazz" was a term used to describe the rhythmically interesting style associated with:

African American musicians

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26

Bebop is style of small-band modern jazz music that originated in the 1940s. Its creation can be traced to a small group of African American musicians who had late-night jam sessions at _________ in Harlem, New York

Minton's playhouse

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27

The earliest examples of jazz and many of its musical elements are traceable back to which American City

New Orleans

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28

Ragtime was a style of music popularized by pianists and featuring steady rhythm with the left hand and ____ with the right

syncopated rhythms

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29

The key elements of Jazz includes blues, _______, swing, and __________

syncopation and creative freedom

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30

The African American arranger Flecher Henderson joined Goodman's band as a performer in 1939. (TF)

True

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31

Which of the following is true about John Coltrane (1926-1967)

He was one of the great jazz innovators of the 20th century

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32

Which of the following was the most influential new dance of the 1930s

The Lindy Hop

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33

Bebop has its roots in Swing music, but despite its experimental nature it retained Swing's danceable tempo (TF)

False

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34

12-bar blues provides the structure for most blues compositions (TF)

True

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35

The 1930s saw the rise of an energetic new style of dancing known as:

swing

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36

A _______ is a music piece consisting of a new melody over a preexisting harmonic structure (or chord progression)

contrafact

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37

The instrumental makeup of the Big Band is essentially and expanded dixie land band (TF)

True

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38

World War II and the accompanying draft of young men into service had little or no effect on the evolution of jazz music in the 1940s (TF)

False

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39

Benny Goodman (1909-1986) was the first bandleader to make a hit playing swing music (TF)

True

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"Swing" is one of many black colloquialisms adopted by young urban whites during the 1930s. (TF)

True

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A Love Supreme is an example of modal jazz, in which traditional chords are replaced with harmonies built on scales other than major and minor. (TF)

True

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