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Question 1: The high point of the parlour song came in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, during the ________ in North America and the British Isles.
Georgian eraUnited KingdomVictorian eraEngland

Question 2: Its popularity waned in the 20th century as the ________ record and radio replaced sheet music as the most common method of dissemination of popular music.
Phonograph cylinderPhonographGramophone recordAudio format

Question 3: This is the middle and low brow music which ________ began to gradually and eventually self-consciously distance itself from beginning around 1790.
Musical formClassical musicMusic theoryMusical notation

Question 4: ________'s "Turkish March" from "The Ruin of Athens"
Ludwig van BeethovenWolfgang Amadeus MozartBeethoven's musical styleBeethoven and his contemporaries

Question 5: Charlotte Barnard), "Oh Promise Me" by Reginald de Koven, "I Love You Truly" and "A Perfect Day" by ________, and "The Rosary" by Ethelbert Nevin.
Jessie Bartlett DavisEvan Williams (tenor)David BisphamCarrie Jacobs-Bond

Question 6: ________'s "The Thunderer"
United StatesUnited States ArmyJohn Philip SousaUnited States Marine Corps

Question 7: Excerpts from ________ minstrel shows, arranged for voice and keyboard, were particularly popular.
United StatesBlackfaceAfrican AmericanAl Jolson

Question 8: Kenneth Alford's "________"
United KingdomLost (TV series)The Bridge on the River KwaiColonel Bogey March

Question 9: Parlour music is a type of popular music which, as the name suggests, is intended to be performed in the parlours of ________ homes by amateur singers and pianists.
Working classMiddle classSocial classUpper class

Question 10: In contrast to the ________ classical music era, parlour music features melodies which are harmonically-independent or not determined by the harmony.
Triad (music)Augmented sixth chordQuartal and quintal harmonyChord (music)


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