艺术史 TPO30-L4 Electric Guitar

TPO30-L4

Electric Guitar

Listen to part of a lecture in a music history class. The professor has been discussing music of the twentieth century.

 



  1. What does the professor mainly discuss?
  • A. Musical genres that feature the electric guitar.
  • B. Technological advances that made electric guitar possible.
  • C. The popularity of rock-roll music.
  • D. The evolution of the electric guitar.

 

  1. What does the professor say about the sailors who were stationed in Hawaii after the Spanish-American War?
  • A. They helped popularize steel guitar music among the people of Hawaii.
  • B. They were among the first to play the steel guitar in musical groups.
  • C. They introduced the steel guitar to the mainland United States.
  • D. They altered the second of the steel guitar by redesigning its slide.

 

  1. Why does the professor mention that the steel guitar was played horizontally?
  • A. To show how it influenced musical styles such as jazz and blues.
  • B. To explain one way of distorting the sound of a guitar.
  • C. To emphasize the versatility of acoustic guitars.
  • D. To explain the need to amplify the sound of acoustic guitars.

 

  1. What distinguished Les Paul’s guitar from electric guitars that preceded it?
  • A. It had a solid body.
  • B. It was played with a sliding steel rod.
  • C. It relied on distortion to create special effects.
  • D. It projected sound toward the audience rather than the ceiling.

 

  1. What can be inferred about the woman who mentioned Jimi Hendrix?
  • A. She previously did not understand the significance of Les Paul’s contribution to the development of electric guitar.
  • B. She enjoys listening to music played on an electric guitar more than the professor does.
  • C. She prefers listening to electric guitar music that is played with no distortion or special effects.
  • D. She is convinced that Hendrix’s style was influenced by Les Paul’s guitar design.

 

  1. What does the professor mean when he states that Jimi Hendrix’s “reinvented the electric guitar”?
  • A. Hendrix simplified the guitar design to make it easier to play.
  • B. Hendrix discovered and corrected defects in previous guitar designs.
  • C. Hendrix redesigned the guitar to make it louder.
  • D. Hendrix manipulated the guitar to create a distinctive sound.


答案:
D C D A A D

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