艺术史 TPO27-L2 Cremonese Violins

TPO27-L2

Cremonese Violins



  1. What does the professor mainly discuss?
  • A. Some special techniques used by the makers of vintage Cremonese violins.
  • B. How the acoustical quality of the violin was improved over time.
  • C. Factors that may be responsible for the beautiful tone of Cremonese violins.
  • D. Some criteria that professional violinists use when selecting their instruments.

 

  1. What does the professor imply about the best modern violin makers?
  • A. They are unable to recreate the high quality varnish used by Cremonese violins makers.
  • B. Their craftsmanship is comparable to that of the Cremonese violins makers.
  • C. They use wood from the same trees that were used to make the Cremonese violins.
  • D. Many of them also compose music for the violin.

 

  1. Why does the professor discuss the growth cycle of tree?
  • A. To clarify how modern violin makers select wood.
  • B. To highlight a similarity between vintage and modern violins.
  • C. To explain why tropical wood cannot be used to make violins.
  • D. To explain what causes variations in density in a piece of wood.

 

  1. What factor accounts for the particular density differential of the wood used in the Cremonese violins?
  • A. The trees that produced the wood were harvested in spring.
  • B. The trees that produced the wood grew in an unusually cool climate.
  • C. The wood was allowed to partially decay before being made into violins.
  • D. The wood was coated with a local varnish before it was crafted into violins.

 

  1. The professor describes an experiment in which wood was exposed to a fungus before being made into a violin. What point does the professor make about the fungus?
  • A. It decomposes only certain parts of the wood.
  • B. It was found only in the forests of northern Italy.
  • C. It was recently discovered in a vintage Cremonese violin.
  • D. It decomposes only certain species of trees.

 

  1. Why does the professor say this: 🎧

 

  • A. To find out how much exposure students have had to live classical music.
  • B. To use student experiences to support his point about audience members.
  • C. To indicated that instruments are harder to master than audience members realize.
  • D. To make a point about the beauty of violin music.


答案:
C B D B A B

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