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Music Appreciation Test 1

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  • 1. 
    1. A succession of single pitches perceived by the mind as a whole. (a horizontal line)
  • 2. 
    1. is determined by frequency.
  • 3. 
    1. the distance (interval) between the highest note and the lowest note of a melody. (A range can be narrow 4/5 notes, medium 8 notes, or wide 10 or more notes.
  • 4. 
    1. when the notes of a melody are close together.
  • 5. 
    1. a melody’s notes are far apart from one to another.
  • 6. 
    1. the organized movement of music in time.
  • 7. 
    2  2  2      3 3 3     4  4   4 4  8  16    4 2 8    4 16  8  
  • 8. 
    6  9  12    5  7   6 8  8   8     4  4  16  
  • 9. 
    1. a temporary shifting of the normally accented beat to a normally weak beat.
  • 10. 
    1. refers to several pitches sounding together or the support system for the melody(a vertical line).
  • 11. 
    1. the organization of a composition around a key note or home base pitch(the tonal center).
  • 12. 
    1. a scale is a community of eight notes, beginning and ending on the same pitch.(Scales are named after the first note).
  • 13. 
    Is happy/ bright 
  • 14. 
    Is sad/ melancholy 
  • 15. 
    1. means the combinations of notes played are stable in their sound.
  • 16. 
    1. is tension filled music.
  • 17. 
    1. in music deals with the number of musical threads or parts woven together to create the composition.
  • 18. 
    One musical line(a melody line)-no harmony 
  • 19. 
    1. One melody line with harmony.
  • 20. 
    1. At least two melody lines and harmony.
  • 21. 
    1. how a composition is structured.
  • 22. 
    1. creating a musical composition during performance.
  • 23. 
    1. two part form- for ex. hymns in church[verse A-Chorus B] 
  • 24. 
     song form- ternary form becomes the most popular form in music during the Baroque period.
  • 25. 
    1. the pace of the music.
  • 26. 
     the volume
  • 27. 
    List 4 types of tempo. 
  • 28. 
    Forte(f
  • 29. 
    Piano: (p)  
  • 30. 
    Nmae 2 vocal ranges for men:
  • 31. 
    Name 2 female vocal ranges: 
  • 32. 
    Name 3 Brass instruments: 
  • 33. 
    Name 3 woodwinds: 
  • 34. 
    Name 3 string instruments: 
  • 35. 
    Name 2 percussion-pitched: 
  • 36. 
    Name 2 percussion-unpitched: 
  • 37. 
    name 2 keyboard instruments: 
  • 38. 
    no music, just singing
  • 39. 
     is also known as plain chant, plain song, or by its association with a particular group or order.
  • 40. 
    represent the first type of notes/pitches. 
  • 41. 
    1 neume to 1 syllable of text. 
  • 42. 
     2-4 neumes to 1 syllable of text.
  • 43. 
    5+ neumes to 1 syllable of text.  
  • 44. 
    constitutes a reenactment of the last days of Christ.  
  • 45. 
    Name 5 Mass Ordinaries 
  • 46. 
    1. sought to regulate every aspect of religious discipline (including music).
  • 47. 
    1. developed organum- the earliest polyphonic music- existing chant melody.
  • 48. 
     developed Motet- harmony line-old melody #1- old chant(credo)
  • 49. 
    1. Catholic priest and musician- composed the Masse de Notre Dame(Mass of our Lady)- displayed unruly behavior- composed exclusively secular music.
  • 50. 
    1. the earliest polyphonic music- existing chant melody.
  • 51. 
    1. this mass viewed the entire Mass Ordinary as a whole- it also was a four part polyphonic setting.
  • 52. 
    1. one of the most influential composers in the history of music. Composed over a 100 motets and 18 complete masses.
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