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100

What years did the Renaissance time period last?

1450-1600

100

Who is considered one of the greatest composers of the Renaissance? 

Josquin des Prez

100

What type of music was mostly secular during the middle ages but transitioned to sacred during the Renaissance? 

Motet

100

Name one of the three most important genres of secular music during the Renaissance.

Chanson, Instrumental dance music, or madrigal. 

200

What is another word for "Renaissance?"

Rebirth

200

Who was the leader of the Protestant Reformation? 

Martin Luther

200

What was the other major type of sacred music in the Renaissance other than the motet?

The mass

200

What genre of music had three parts and was set to love poetry. 

Chanson

300

What invention greatly affected the music world during the Renaissance?

The printing press

300

Who was a leader in reforming music for the Catholic Church in the Renaissance?

Palestrina

300

What are the two parts of the mass?

The proper and the ordinary

300

What genre of music was similar to the motet but dealt with a variety of subjects such as love, humor, and politics. It generally had 4-6 voices. 

Madrigal

400

What is it called when there is more than one melody happening at the same time?

Counterpoint

400

Who helped transition Renaissance music into the next time period: the Baroque period?

Gabrieli

400

Which of the two parts of the mass would change everyday?

The proper

400

What determined what types of instruments were used in the instrumental dance songs? 

Indoor vs outdoor 

500

Who was expected to be trained in music?

All educated people. Usually the middle and upper classes. No longer just the clergy/church. 

500

Name at least one other composer from the Renaissance.

Johannes Ockeghem

Roland de Lassus

Claudio Monteverdi

500

What are the five parts of the ordinary of the mass? Bonus points if they are in order.

Kyrie, Gloria, Credo, Sanctus, Agnus Dei.

500

Name at least one of the instruments that were used in outdoor dance music.

Shawm or sackbutt

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