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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