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Which of the following were the medieval poes-musicians of southern France?
A setting of Gregorian chant with one note per syllable is called...?
All of the following represents the thinking of the Renaissance EXCEPT what?

an exclusively religious orientation, an interest in scientific inquiry, a question of blind faith, or a focus of humanity and life
an exclusively religious orientation
Where was the madrigal first developed?
Instruments used for outdoor performances, such as the shawm and sackbut, are categorized as...?
The most prevalent muscial texture of the Renaissance was...?
Which religious figure is praised in the text of Hildegard's Alleluia, O virga mediatrix?
the Virgin Mary
Hildegard of Bingen is known as...?
a nun and a church composer
Female poet-musicians of southern France were known during the Middle Ages as...?
The fixed melody used as a basis for elaborate polyphonic writing in the Renaissance was called...?
a cantus firmus
Which of the following was teh chief form of French secular music of the early Renaissance?
the madrigal
TRUE OR FALSE: The Roman Catholic Mass for the dead is called the Magnificat.
A cloister is...?
a place for religious seclusion
The most important patron of music in the Middle Ages was...?
the Roman Catholic church
TRUE OR FALSE: The Gregorian chanct is accompanied by triadic harmony.
The chief institution taht supported music in Renaissance society was...?
the aristocratic courts
In Renaissance polyphony, motives wander from voice line to voice line, imitating each other. This is known as...?
continuous imitation
Early notation employed small ascending and descending signs written above the words to suggest the melodic contours of chants. These signs were called...?
Renaissance musicians could make their living...?
as choirmasters, singers, organists, instrument builders or players, and as music printers and publishers
which genre of vocal music was NOT used in Renaissance church services?