Music Appreciation Test 1

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