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Music Appreciation Test 1

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