艺术史 TPO22-L4 Musicians & Film Industry

TPO22-L4

Musicians & Film Industry

Listen to part of a lecture in a music history class.

 



  1. What does the professor mainly discuss?
  • A. The changing opportunities for musicians in the early twentieth century.
  • B. The history of film music from the early twentieth century to the present.
  • C. The types of music that accompanied silent films in the early twentieth century.
  • D. The influence of new sound technology on the filth industry.

 

  1. Why does the professor point out that 20,000 jobs for musicians disappeared at the end of the silent-film era?
  • A. To explain that many movie theaters closed at the end of the silent-film era.
  • B. To explain that live music had lost popularity.
  • C. To illustrate the huge demand for musicians during the silent-film era.
  • D. To emphasize the number of jobs created by the production of sound movies.

 

  1. What is the professor’s attitude about the view that music was used in movie, theaters to cover up the noise of the film projector?
  • A. He is surprised that anyone would have that view.
  • B. He doubts that film projectors were very noisy.
  • C. He is convinced that it was true for most of the silent-film era.
  • D. He doubts that it can fully explain why music was played.

 

  1. What does the professor find unusual about the music accompanying early silent films?
  • A. It was very difficult to perform.
  • B. It did not relate to the action on the screen.
  • C. It was usually improvised by piano players.
  • D. It was selected by the filmmakers.

 

  1. What does the professor imply about the use of organs to accompany silent films?
  • A. The audience preferred organ music over other types of music.
  • B. Organs were too expensive for many theater owners.
  • C. It delayed the introduction of recorded music in theaters.
  • D. It led to a loss of employment for many musicians.

 

  1. According to the professor, why was it difficult for musicians to get a job at one of the film studios?
    [CHOOSE 2 ANSWERS]
  • A. Musicians who had played in movie theaters were not usually hired by the film studios.
  • B. There were more musicians looking for jobs than there were jobs available at the film studios.
  • C. Musicians had to be very talented to meet the demands of the film studios.
  • D. The film studios preferred musicians who had some acting experience.


答案:
A C D B D BC

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