Folk and Pop History
Lead Author(s): OpenCourse Library, David Such
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A question pack on folk and pop history by David Such for Open Course Library.
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The creators of folk music are often:
The primary instrument in folk dance music is the:
True folk music is most often preserved by:
none of these
The urban folk revival began in:
In American society, the predominant folk music originally was the songs of:
______________ folk music comes largely from the musical expressions of slaves and their descendents in the south.
A ballad singer is a:
neither a nor b
both a and b
Anglo-American folk music grew out of the folk culture of:
the deep south
the central Appalachians
The interweaving of British and ______________ styles could be the most significant factor in the development of American music.
The specific religious tradition that had the greatest effect on folk tradition was:
Singing schools were established to:
open up westward expansion
promote high society
improve the state of psalm singing
none of these
People who could not read music were found mostly in:
Music is used in television’s revival meetings to:
bring commercial success
introduce the evangelist
fill up time
win souls to Christianity
Lining out accommodated the:
______________ was/were the main vehicle for disseminating shape-note music.
word of mouth
18th century composers
Who replaced jazz groups as a result of the depression?
One side of a 78rpm record would play for about:
What is perhaps the most important stylistic feature of the early blues that influenced the development of rock?
the use of the 32-bar form
An 8-beat rhythm
The use of the I-IV-V chords
Which of the following statements is true?
All the current Mozart effect studies have shown positive results, thus eliminating criticisms from opponents.
Some studies suggest that Mozart's music help neural transmitters to respond, thus improving spatial performance.
The Trion model refers to how music and reading comprehension go hand-in-hand.
Mozart's music generally causes no arousal in infants, but there is a marked arousal pattern in adults, especially between the ages of 24 and 35.
Mozart's music, which may increase spatial intelligence, does so because the music
helps one to visualize better
activates better hand and eye coordination
increases blood flow, which increases scores on spatial tests
stimulates or "warms up" a person's neural transmitters.