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Western music (North America): Quiz


Question 1: ________ also developed during this time.
JazzWestern swingCountry musicBlues

Question 2: In recent years, ________ (b.
Michael Martin MurpheyCountry musicRoger MillerWillie Nelson

Question 3: [1] The ________ of the American Southwest also influenced the development of this genre.
Music of MexicoMusic of Puerto RicoMusic of CubaMusic of the Dominican Republic

Question 4: The singing group Riders in the Sky recorded a mix of Western and Western Swing and have won ________ for their work with Disney on Toy Story 2 (1999) and Monsters, Inc (2001).
Grammy AwardMusic industryTEC AwardsLatin Grammy Awards

Question 5: Throughout the 1930s and 1940s, Western music became widely popular through the romanticization of the cowboy and idealized depictions of the west in ________ films.
New EnglandWestern United StatesUnited StatesHollywood, Los Angeles, California

Question 6: The first successful cowboy band to tour the East was Otto Gray's Oklahoma Cowboys put together by William McGinty, an ________ pioneer and former Rough Rider.

Question 7: Directly related musically to old English, Scottish, and Irish folk ________, Western music celebrates the life of the cowboy on the open ranges and prairies of Western North America.
EnglandBallad opera18th centuryBallad

Question 8: In 1910, ________, in his book Cowboy Songs and Other Frontier Ballads, first gained national attention for Western music.
TexasJohn LomaxAustin, TexasBlues

Question 9: Singing cowboys, such as Roy Rogers and ________, sang cowboy songs in their films and became popular throughout the United States.
Country musicSmiley BurnetteJohnny CashGene Autry

Question 10: Western music was associated with ________ only because of Billboard chart classification.
JazzCountry musicBluesAmerican folk music

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