Music Appreciation Test 1

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