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Chanson: Quiz


Question 1: Some later chansons were polyphonic and some had ________ and were called chansons avec des refrains.
PoetryConclusion (music)RefrainMusic

Question 2: A singer specializing in chansons is known as a "chanteur"; a collection of chansons, especially from the late Middle Ages and ________, is also known as a chansonnier.
BaroqueItalian RenaissanceWestern art historyRenaissance

Question 3: It was an adaptation to Old French of the ________ canso.
Catalan languageSpanish languageRomanian languageOccitan language

Question 4: The first important composer of chansons was ________, who composed three-voice works in the formes fixes during the 14th century.
Medieval French literatureGuillaume de MachautJosquin des PrezEustache Deschamps

Question 5: ________ and Gilles Binchois, who wrote so-called Burgundian chansons (because they were from the area known as Burgundy), were the most important chanson composers of the next generation (c.
Antoine BusnoisGuillaume DufayBurgundian SchoolNicolas Grenon

Question 6: The earliest chansons were the ________ performed to simple monophonic melodies by a professional class of jongleurs or ménestrels.
Epic poetryPoetryNovelNational epic

Question 7: A chanson (French pronunciation: [ʃãsɔ̃], "song", from ________ cantio) is in general any lyric-driven French song, usually polyphonic and secular.
Vulgar LatinLatinRoman EmpireOld Latin

Question 8: Thematically, as its name implies, it was a song of ________, written usually by a man to his noble lover.
StorgeChemical basis for loveCourtly loveRomance (love)

Question 9: The ________ is the most famous of these, but in general the chanson de geste are studied as literature since very little of their music survives.
PaladinThe Song of RolandCharlemagneChanson de geste


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