Hardyes GCSE Aos2 Bernstein

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A quiz about Bernstein's Something's Coming


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which musical is this song from?
  • 2. 
    Which voice type is Tony the singer?
  • 3. 
    The accompaniment is played by
    • A. 

      Jazz band

    • B. 

      Orchestra

    • C. 

      Piano

  • 4. 
    The accompaniment at the beginning uses repeated patterns called
  • 5. 
    What key is does this piece start in?
  • 6. 
    What is a tri-tone?
    • A. 

      An interval of a third

    • B. 

      An interval of an augmented 4th

    • C. 

      An interval of a major 7th

  • 7. 
    Which of these could be counted as Latin American influences in this piece?
    • A. 

      Cross-rhythms

    • B. 

      Major key

    • C. 

      Syncopation

    • D. 

      Tenor voice

    • E. 

      Use of orchestra

  • 8. 
    The time-signature of this piece is 3/4
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which best describes the word-setting in this piece?
    • A. 

      Syllabic

    • B. 

      Melismatic

  • 10. 
    Which of the following create a sense of excitement? (tick all that apply)
    • A. 

      Fast tempo

    • B. 

      Anticipated rhythms

    • C. 

      High voice

    • D. 

      Use of syncopation

    • E. 

      End note is minor 7th not tonic

    • F. 

      Pp breathy start

  • 11. 
    This piece is in 3/4 at the start, but the cross-rhythms make it sound like
    • A. 

      3/2

    • B. 

      6/8

    • C. 

      2/4

  • 12. 
    When was West Side Story written?
  • 13. 
    Which two time-signatures does the piece swap between?
    • A. 

      3/4 and 2/4

    • B. 

      3/4 and 4/4

    • C. 

      2/4 and 6/8

  • 14. 
    What key does it change to after the second verse?
  • 15. 
    What playing technique is used on the drums?
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