Music Appreciation Test 1

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