Music Appreciation Test 1

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