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Music Of the Early Church

1. The central feature of the Temple worship of the Jews was:
A sacrifice of a lamb
B reading of psalms.
C reciting hebrew scripture
D sermon preached by High priest
2. All of the following were practices shared by synagogue worshippers and early Christians except:
A reading scripture appropriate to the church calendar
B re-enacting symbolic sacrifice
C scriptures were read and discussed
D homilies or sermons were given
3. The second Temple of Jerusalem was destroyed by the Romans in:
A 539 B.C.
B 70 A.D.
C 280 B.C.
D 476 B.C.
4. The practice of hymn singing (the first musical activity of the church) came to the church from:
A Rome
B the kingdom of Charlemagne
C Syria
D Tarragona
5. A melisma is:
A many notes set to one syllable of text
B the cadence of a chant
C a type of Byzantine hymn
D a type of music notation indicating an ornament
6. Musical instruments were not allowed in Jewish Temple worship:
A True
B False
7. A verse or sentence sung at the end of every verse of a psalm; later sung only at the beginning and end of the psalm:
A trope
B antiphon
C melisma
D alleluia
8. According to Boethius, music performed by a choir in a church service is an example of:
A musica mundana
B musica humana
C musica instrumentalis
D all of the above
9. The Mozarabic liturgy is associated with
10. The Sarum chant is associated with England.

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