Music Appreciation Test 1

52 Questions  I  By Vbakkar on September 5, 2011
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1. 
  1. the organization of a composition around a key note or home base pitch(the tonal center).
2.  1 neume to 1 syllable of text. 
3. 
  1. is determined by frequency.
4.   the volume
5.   developed Motet- harmony line-old melody #1- old chant(credo)
6.  5+ neumes to 1 syllable of text.  
7. 
  1. two part form- for ex. hymns in church[verse A-Chorus B] 
8.   song form- ternary form becomes the most popular form in music during the Baroque period.
9. 
  1. creating a musical composition during performance.
10.  Piano: (p)  
11. 
  1. how a composition is structured.
12.  Is happy/ bright 
13.   2-4 neumes to 1 syllable of text.
14. 
  1. a melody’s notes are far apart from one to another.
15. 
  1. developed organum- the earliest polyphonic music- existing chant melody.
16. 
  1. the pace of the music.
17. 
  1. this mass viewed the entire Mass Ordinary as a whole- it also was a four part polyphonic setting.
18.  Name 2 female vocal ranges: 
19.  List 4 types of tempo. 
20. 
  1. when the notes of a melody are close together.
21. 
  1. the earliest polyphonic music- existing chant melody.
22.  2  2  2      3 3 3     4  4   4 4  8  16    4 2 8    4 16  8  
23. 
  1. in music deals with the number of musical threads or parts woven together to create the composition.
24. 
  1. one of the most influential composers in the history of music. Composed over a 100 motets and 18 complete masses.
25.  Is sad/ melancholy 
26. 
  1. the organized movement of music in time.
27. 
  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.
28. 
  1. Catholic priest and musician- composed the Masse de Notre Dame(Mass of our Lady)- displayed unruly behavior- composed exclusively secular music.
29.  name 2 keyboard instruments: 
30.  Name 3 string instruments: 
31.  Forte(f
32.  6  9  12    5  7   6 8  8   8     4  4  16  
33. 
  1. A succession of single pitches perceived by the mind as a whole. (a horizontal line)
34. 
  1. means the combinations of notes played are stable in their sound.
35. 
  1. a scale is a community of eight notes, beginning and ending on the same pitch.(Scales are named after the first note).
36. 
  1. is tension filled music.
37.  Name 3 Brass instruments: 
38.  Name 2 percussion-pitched: 
39. 
  1. sought to regulate every aspect of religious discipline (including music).
40.  Name 3 woodwinds: 
41. 
  1. refers to several pitches sounding together or the support system for the melody(a vertical line).
42. 
  1. At least two melody lines and harmony.
43.  One musical line(a melody line)-no harmony 
44.  constitutes a reenactment of the last days of Christ.  
45.  Name 5 Mass Ordinaries 
46.  no music, just singing
47. 
  1. a temporary shifting of the normally accented beat to a normally weak beat.
48. 
  1. One melody line with harmony.
49.   is also known as plain chant, plain song, or by its association with a particular group or order.
50.  Name 2 percussion-unpitched: 
51.  Nmae 2 vocal ranges for men:
52.  represent the first type of notes/pitches. 
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