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Question 1: Composer Vladimir Vavilov was a pioneer of the lute revival in the ________, as well as the author of numerous musical hoaxes.
Joseph StalinEast GermanySoviet UnionRussia

Question 2:
What format does Lute follow?

Question 3: English written lute music only began around 1540, however, the country produced numerous lutenists, of which ________ (1563–1626) is perhaps the most famous.
ViolWilliam ByrdFretwork (music group)John Dowland

Question 4: It is also an accompanying instrument, especially in vocal works, often realizing a ________ or playing a written-out accompaniment.
ClefOrnament (music)Figured bassModern musical symbols

Question 5: The player of a lute is called a lutenist, lutanist, or lutist, and a maker of lutes (or any string instrument) is called a ________.
GuitarLuthierSeven-string guitarElectric guitar

Question 6: The lute is used in a great variety of instrumental music from the early renaissance to the late ________ eras.
BaroqueRococoWestern art historyMannerism

Question 7: The Lute developed its familiar forms as Barbat in Persia, ________, and Byzantium beginning in the early 7th century.
PolandGreeceTurkeyArmenia

Question 8: Important pioneers in lute revival were ________, Hans Neemann, Walter Gerwig, Suzanne Bloch and Diana Poulton.
Classical guitar repertoireJulian BreamJohn Williams (guitarist)Classical guitar

Question 9: As early as the 6th century the Bulgars brought the short-necked variety of the instrument called Kobuz to the Balkans, and in the 9th century ________ brought the Oud to Spain.
HispaniaBerber peopleMoorsAl-Andalus

Question 10: The lute belly is almost never finished, though in some cases the luthier may size the top with a very thin coat of shellac or ________ in order to help keep it clean.
Egg whiteAmino acidEgg (food)Egg yolk







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