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100

The music and the composer. (Also consider dates) https://youtu.be/pnJM_jC7j_4

What is "White Rabbit" by Jefferson Airplane (1967)?

100

A Middle Ages performance practice that is often performed as an introduction to mass movements and sits below the title in the score.

What is Gregorian Chant/Chant?

100

Between 1769 and 1833, twenty-one of these were created to bring Catholicism to California, then called “New Spain.”

What are the Missions? 

100

This band’s colorful posters whose design alludes to psychedelic drugs sold the “San Francisco Scene” and are now collectible items.

Who is Jefferson Airplane?

100

It is a way to set text over multiple musical notes.

What is melismatic?

200

The music and the composer. (Also consider dates) https://youtu.be/vugqRAX7xQE?t=108

What is 'It's Gonna Rain' by Steve Reich (1965)?

200

A baroque notation convention that has been notated here.

What is figured bass?

200

Born and raised in SF, this composer is known for his use of the sliding tone.

Who is Henry Cowell?

200

Born within the two decades after World War II, this generation is associated with the counterculture movement.

What are baby boomers?

200

Invented in the Middle Ages by a famous musician from Arezzo, Italy, this study tool aimed to teach solmization to illiterate monks.

What is the Guidonian Hand?

300

The music and the composer. (Also consider dates) https://youtu.be/4ls9Jk937P8?t=3

What is Keyboard Concerto in D Minor by J. S. Bach, performed by Jordi Savall (1734).

300

The musical texture present between the two soprano voices.

What is homophony?

300

Born outside of the US, this composer’s compositional techniques migrated into Hollywood film scores via Europeans fleeing to the US during WW2.

Who was Richard Wagner? 

300

Opened by producer Bill Graham, these concert venues in NYC and SF have been staging rock concerts since 1965.

What are the Filmore East/West?

300

This term is often used for the main musician in a jazz band.

What is a frontman?

400

The music and the composer. (Also consider dates) https://youtu.be/amU2M8FUf6E?t=55

What is "Time Perspectives" by Pauline Oliveros?

400

The technique present in this image was likely inspired by this musical practice.

What is Chinese Opera?

400

The location of the original and modest facilities of the San Francisco Tape Music Center.

What was SFCM on Ortega Street? 

400

This organist famously declared that “my Bach is alive, the purist’s Bach is dead.”

Who was Virgil Fox?

400

This movement, whose acronym is synonymous with “trendy,” aims to recreate stylistic characteristics and practices of difference periods using period instruments.

What is Historically Informed Performance (HIP)?

500

The music and the composer. (Also consider dates) https://youtu.be/7DqEmsNfU_g?t=61

What is "Mass to St. Anthony" by Lou Harrison (1939)?

500

It is the prevalent harmony implied by the figured bass symbols above this bass line?

What is g minor?

500

Famous for its tower sculptures, the city within greater LA is where both Charles Mingus and Sylvester were raised.

What is Watts? 

500

This musicologist developed a framework for understanding ‘instances of musical multimedia’ in which music interacts with another media (e.g. a light show).

Who is Nicholas Cook?

500

This term encapsulates the Kyrie, Gloria, Credo, Sanctus, and Agnus Dei – the five movements of the Catholic Mass that stayed fixed regardless of occasion.

What is the Ordinary?

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