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Question 1: Historical musicology has played a critical role in renewed interest in ________ as well as medieval and Renaissance music.
Johann Sebastian BachOperaBaroque musicClassical music

Question 2: In the twentieth century, the work of Johannes Wolf and others developed studies in ________ and early Renaissance music.
Italian classical musicMedieval musicGregorian chantOrganum

Question 3: Although most performers of classical and traditional instruments receive some instruction in music history from teachers throughout their training, the majority of formal music history courses are offered at the ________ level.
UniversityGymnasium (school)Public school (government funded)College

Question 4: In particular, the ________ movement owes much to historical musicological scholarship.
Historically informed performanceBaroque musicClassical musicJohann Sebastian Bach

Question 5: One example of a composer for whom archival materials can be examined online is the ________ Center.
Pierre BoulezTwelve-tone techniqueSerialismArnold Schoenberg

Question 6: The field of music history, sometimes called historical musicology, is the highly diverse subfield of the broader discipline of musicology that studies the composition, performance, reception, and criticism of ________ over time.
MusicMusic theoryMusical notationClassical music

Question 7: In practice, these research topics are nearly always categorized as part of ethnomusicology or ________, whether or not they are ethnographically based.
CultureCultural studiesSociologyMarxism

Question 8: The application of musical analysis to further these goals is often a part of music history, though pure analysis or the development of new tools of music analysis is more likely to be seen in the field of ________.
Musical notationMusical formMusic theoryClassical music

Question 9: manuscript studies), paleography, philology (especially textual criticism), style criticism, historiography (the choice of ________), musical analysis, and iconography.
Source criticismScientific methodHistorical methodScholarly method

Question 10: The musicological sub-disciplines of music theory and ________ have likewise historically been rather uneasily separated from the most narrow definition of historical musicology.
TonalityClaude DebussyClassical musicMusical analysis


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