Music Appreciation Test 1

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