Music Appreciation 100

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  • 1. 
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  • 2. 
    This refers to the number of vibrations per second on a column of air.
    • A. 

      Pitch

    • B. 

      Frequency

    • C. 

      Soprano

    • D. 

      Dynamics


  • 3. 
    The highness and lowness of sound.
    • A. 

      Interval

    • B. 

      Tenor

    • C. 

      Pitch

    • D. 

      Frequency


  • 4. 
    The distance between any two pitches.
    • A. 

      Bass

    • B. 

      Dynamics

    • C. 

      Pitch

    • D. 

      Interval


  • 5. 
    The highest female voice.
    • A. 

      Alto

    • B. 

      Tenor

    • C. 

      Base

    • D. 

      Soprano


  • 6. 
    Tenor
    • A. 

      Highest male voice.

    • B. 

      Highest female voice.

    • C. 

      Lowest female voice.

    • D. 

      Lowest female voice


  • 7. 
    Bass
    • A. 

      Highest female voice.

    • B. 

      Highest male voice.

    • C. 

      Lowest female voice.

    • D. 

      Lowest male voice


  • 8. 
    The amount of sound in music.
    • A. 

      Pitch

    • B. 

      Interval

    • C. 

      Dynamics

    • D. 

      Frequency


  • 9. 
    What is (pp).
    • A. 

      Pianissimo

    • B. 

      Piano

    • C. 

      Rhythm

    • D. 

      Beat


  • 10. 
    What is (p).
    • A. 

      Pitch

    • B. 

      Pianissimo

    • C. 

      Mezzo Piano

    • D. 

      Piano


  • 11. 
    Mezzo Piano
    • A. 

      (mp)

    • B. 

      (mf)

    • C. 

      (p)

    • D. 

      (pp)


  • 12. 
    Mezzo Forte
    • A. 

      (p)

    • B. 

      (pp)

    • C. 

      (mp)

    • D. 

      (mf)


  • 13. 
    Forte
    • A. 

      (ff)

    • B. 

      (f)

    • C. 

      (p)

    • D. 

      (pp)


  • 14. 
    Fortissimo
    • A. 

      (ff)

    • B. 

      (f)

    • C. 

      (mf)

    • D. 

      (fo)


  • 15. 
    Crescendo
    • A. 

      Louder

    • B. 

      Gradually louder

    • C. 

      Progressively louder

    • D. 

      Progressively softer


  • 16. 
    Decrescendo
    • A. 

      Gets progressively softer

    • B. 

      Gets progressively louder

    • C. 

      Gets gradually louder

    • D. 

      Gets gradually softer


  • 17. 
    Timbre
    • A. 

      The duration of notes in time

    • B. 

      The most basic unit of time

    • C. 

      The uniqueness of sound

    • D. 

      Three beats


  • 18. 
    Sampling
    • A. 

      A repetitious rhythm.

    • B. 

      The operation of dividing each occurrence of rhythm.

    • C. 

      Sampling it on electronic equipment

    • D. 

      Recording the tone quality from an acoustic instrument


  • 19. 
    The duration of notes in time.
    • A. 

      Beat

    • B. 

      Meter

    • C. 

      Rhythm

    • D. 

      Measure


  • 20. 
    The uniqueness of sound.
    • A. 

      Meter

    • B. 

      Beat

    • C. 

      Rhythm

    • D. 

      Timbre


  • 21. 
    The most basic unit of time.
    • A. 

      Meter

    • B. 

      Rhythm

    • C. 

      Beat

    • D. 

      Timbre


  • 22. 
    A repetitious rhythm.
    • A. 

      Double Meter

    • B. 

      Triple Meter

    • C. 

      Meter

    • D. 

      Beat


  • 23. 
    The lowest female voice
    • A. 

      Alto

    • B. 

      Tenor

    • C. 

      Soprano

    • D. 

      Bass


  • 24. 
    A repetitious rhythm.
    • A. 

      Beat

    • B. 

      Meter

    • C. 

      Rhythm

    • D. 

      Timbre


  • 25. 
    Double Meter
    • A. 

      Two beats

    • B. 

      Half Beats

    • C. 

      Two rhythms

    • D. 

      Two pitches


  • 26. 
    Three beats
    • A. 

      Multo

    • B. 

      Tri-Meter

    • C. 

      Triple Meter

    • D. 

      Triple Beat


  • 27. 
    This is how we divide each occurrence of the rhythmic pattern.
    • A. 

      Pitch

    • B. 

      Meter

    • C. 

      Measure

    • D. 

      Interval


  • 28. 
    Seperate measure
    • A. 

      Bar Meter

    • B. 

      Divided Meter

    • C. 

      Meter Lines

    • D. 

      Bar Lines


  • 29. 
    One beat is more important than any other beat.
    • A. 

      Pitch

    • B. 

      Tempo

    • C. 

      Accent

    • D. 

      Syncopation


  • 30. 
    Syncopation is defined as which of the following choices.
    • A. 

      One beat that is more important than any other beat.

    • B. 

      Putting the accent on the wrong beat.

    • C. 

      A separation of measure.

    • D. 

      The process of dividing each occurrence of the rhythmic pattern.


  • 31. 
    The speed of music.
    • A. 

      Tempo

    • B. 

      Pitch

    • C. 

      Beat

    • D. 

      Measure


  • 32. 
    Organized series of pitches which make logical sense.
    • A. 

      Phrase

    • B. 

      Tune

    • C. 

      Melody

    • D. 

      Motive


  • 33. 
    Tune
    • A. 

      Organized series of pitches

    • B. 

      Smaller sections of a melody than a tune.

    • C. 

      Melody in a large work

    • D. 

      A simple easily, singable, catchy, melody.


  • 34. 
    Phrase
    • A. 

      Melody in large works such as a symphony.

    • B. 

      A repetitious rhythm

    • C. 

      Smaller section of a melody than a tune.

    • D. 

      Most basic unit of time.


  • 35. 
    What is the definition of music?
    • A. 

      Music is organized sound taking place in a period of time.

    • B. 

      Organized melodies that make up a rhythm and beat.

    • C. 

      Unmetered beats in time


  • 36. 
    Chant is metered.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 37. 
    We are speerated by animals because of our need to believe in a god and to create beauty.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 38. 
    Gregorian Chant is characterized by.
    • A. 

      Being all vocal

    • B. 

      Monophonic

    • C. 

      Polyphonic

    • D. 

      A collaboration of multiple people singing

    • E. 

      Unmetered


  • 39. 
    Advocatam is a gregorian form of chant involving mutliple voices singing right before splitting up,
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 40. 
    Etude Op. 8 No. 12 is comprised in Piano.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 41. 
    Etude Op. 8 No. 12 has which of the following:
    • A. 

      Aggressive Emotion

    • B. 

      Passive Emotion

    • C. 

      Sweet Emotion

    • D. 

      Relaxing Emotion


  • 42. 
    What is the name of the real piano.
    • A. 

      Gibson

    • B. 

      Harpsichord

    • C. 

      Piano Mezzo

    • D. 

      Piano Forte


  • 43. 
    What is the difference between Piano, Harpsicord, and Organ?
    • A. 

      The sound that each instrument produces

    • B. 

      The dynamic ability of each.

    • C. 

      The age that each was designed and used

    • D. 

      The cost factor


  • 44. 
    Two types of chords
    • A. 

      Consonance & Dissonance

    • B. 

      Stressed & Unstressed

    • C. 

      Long & Short

    • D. 

      Hard & Soft


  • 45. 
    Which are the two earliest forms of Consonance and Disonance?
    • A. 

      Ab & aba

    • B. 

      Ba & bab

    • C. 

      Ff & fp


  • 46. 
    Which was the first keyboard instrument?
    • A. 

      Piano

    • B. 

      Harpsichord

    • C. 

      Organ

    • D. 

      Synthesizer


  • 47. 
    Peasants
    • A. 

      Church Folk

    • B. 

      Educated

    • C. 

      Middle Class

    • D. 

      Most People


  • 48. 
    Clergy were the only educated class at the time in the Midevil are.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 49. 
    The church had one time of music for centuries called Plainchant
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 50. 
    Plainchant is also called Gregorian chant
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 51. 
    Hildegard of Bingen _________ - “Columba aspexit”
    • A. 

      (first Opera)

    • B. 

      450-1450 A.D.

    • C. 

      (1098-1179)

    • D. 

      (1575-1623)


  • 52. 
    1450-1600
    • A. 

      Renaissance

    • B. 

      Dark Ages

    • C. 

      Middle Ages

    • D. 

      Hildegard of Bingen


  • 53. 
    Troubadour
    • A. 

      Men of nobility that composed music

    • B. 

      Did not sing about love but about sex and were considered worse the prostitues.


  • 54. 
    Minstrels
    • A. 

      Did not sing about love but about sex and were considered worse the prostitues.

    • B. 

      Men of nobility that composed music


  • 55. 
    Dominant Movement of the reinssance?
    • A. 

      Educationism

    • B. 

      Terrorism

    • C. 

      Earthism

    • D. 

      Humanism


  • 56. 
    Where was humanism centralized in?
    • A. 

      Florence

    • B. 

      Wales

    • C. 

      Rome

    • D. 

      Dubland


  • 57. 
    Who was the master of Italian Mass?
    • A. 

      Plato

    • B. 

      Aristotle

    • C. 

      Palestrina

    • D. 

      Church


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