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100

This Italian Monk created the 4 lines used to write music on?

Who is Guido de Arezzo?

100

This type of music is a sung prayer in Latin.

What is Gregorian Chant?

100

Flute like instrument that is used as a tool in music education today.

What is the Recorder?
100

Traveling singers who performed in the streets.

Who were the Troubadors? 
200

This composer created the "ligature" which was used as a way to show rhythm.

Who is Perotin?

200

This is the type of music that is used for religious settings.

What is Sacred Music?

200

Instrument that plays a single pitch and cannot be changed. Used to help singers stay in the correct key.

What is a drone?

200

Music based off of poetry and is often about love.

What is Secular Music?

300

This female composer and Nun was one of the first women to compose music for the church. She specialized in monophonic music.

Who is Hildegard von Bingen?

300

This type of music is a single melody played or sung with no harmony or accompaniment. 

What is Monophonic music?

300

A string instrument that uses a crank and a rotating cylinder.

What is the Hurdy Gurdy?

300

Listen to this piece: What style of music is being performed?

Polyphonic

400

Not much is known about this composer but he was one of the composers of the MAGNUS LIBER, a book of the chants sung by the monks.

Who is Leonin?

400
This type of music is used for NON-RELIGIOUS purposes.

What is Secular Music?

400

Early guitar-like instrument that had 8 strings.

What is the Lute?
400
Music that is reverent and reflective of one's own beliefs.
What is Sacred Music?
500

This Monk/Composer used his hand and the knuckles to teach chant.

Who is Guido de Arezzo?

500

Music with two independant melodies played or sung simultaniously. 

What is Polyphonic Music?

500
Used to help monks remember melodies for chants. Written above the words and the margins of pages.

What are "Squiggles"?

500

The years that begin and end the Medieval Period.

What is 500-1400?

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