Hardyes Music Edexcel GCSE Texture And Structure

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A revision quiz based on texture and structure in music.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is 'texture' in music?
    • A. 

      The feel of the music.

    • B. 

      The number of layers in the music and how they work together.

    • C. 

      The way the music changes in volume.

    • D. 

      The speed of the music.

    • E. 

      The sound of the music.

  • 2. 
    What is the correct term for many layers all doing different things?
  • 3. 
    Which word means 'one layer' of sound or 'all instruments playing the same thing'?
    • A. 

      Monophonic

    • B. 

      Polyphonic

    • C. 

      Homophonic

    • D. 

      Heterophonic

  • 4. 
    Which word means 'all parts playing different notes but moving together'?
    • A. 

      Monophonic

    • B. 

      Polyphonic

    • C. 

      Homophonic

    • D. 

      Heterophonic

  • 5. 
    What word means the same as 'monophonic'?
  • 6. 
    What does 'heterophony' mean?
    • A. 

      All layers playing completely different things.

    • B. 

      One layer playing a decorated version of another layer.

    • C. 

      One layer playing on its own.

    • D. 

      All layers moving together.

  • 7. 
    Describe ternary form using letters.
  • 8. 
    What is the word for the recurring A section or theme in a Rondo?
  • 9. 
    What is another way of describing 'Strophic' form?
    • A. 

      ABAC

    • B. 

      Through-composed

    • C. 

      Verse/chorus

    • D. 

      A A' A'' A'''

  • 10. 
    How would you describe Rondo form using letters?
    • A. 

      AB

    • B. 

      ABA

    • C. 

      ABACA

    • D. 

      A A' A'' A'''

  • 11. 
    What is the correct term for the extra bit of music added on to a classical piece to create a nice ending?
  • 12. 
    What is variation form?
    • A. 

      Where a theme is repeated many times, but changed on each repeat.

    • B. 

      Where the theme comes back several times.

    • C. 

      Where a theme is played at the beginning and end of the piece.

  • 13. 
    What is the name for the stucture which is based on a repeating bassline?
  • 14. 
    What is another way of describing 'antecedent and consequent phrasing'?
  • 15. 
    What is 'structure' in music?
    • A. 

      The volume of a piece.

    • B. 

      The way the piece is put together in layers.

    • C. 

      The length of a piece.

    • D. 

      The way the music is put together in sections.