Year 7 Elements Of Music Assessment

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Year 7 Elements Of Music Assessment

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    SECTION A - Elements of Music Questions
  • 2. 
    Which element of music means high or low?
    • A. 

      Dynamics

    • B. 

      Texture

    • C. 

      Pitch

    • D. 

      Structure

    • E. 

      Duration

  • 3. 
    What does timbre mean?
    • A. 

      The unique sound of each instrument

    • B. 

      How fast or slow the music is

    • C. 

      How long a note lasts

    • D. 

      How thick or thin the music is

  • 4. 
    Which element describes how loud or quiet music is?
    • A. 

      Tempo

    • B. 

      Texture

    • C. 

      Dynamics

    • D. 

      Structure

    • E. 

      Duration

  • 5. 
    What does texture mean?
    • A. 

      How high or low a note is

    • B. 

      The unique sound of an instrument

    • C. 

      How thick or thin the music is

    • D. 

      How loud or quiet the music is

  • 6. 
    Which instrument family is the trombone in?
  • 7. 
    Name an instrument in the woodwind family
  • 8. 
    Name a tuned percussion instrument
  • 9. 
    SECTION B - Listening Extract
  • 10. 
    Which family is the instrument in that plays the melody at the very start of the piece?
  • 11. 
    How would you describe the note DURATIONS at the beginning of this piece?
    • A. 

      The notes have a long duration

    • B. 

      The notes have a low pitch

    • C. 

      The notes have a short duration

  • 12. 
    How would you describe the TEXTURE of this piece of music?
    • A. 

      It starts quiet, and gets louder

    • B. 

      It starts with a thin texture and gets thicker

    • C. 

      It starts with a thick tecture, and gets thinner

  • 13. 
    How would you describe the TEMPO of this piece of music?
    • A. 

      It begins very low and gradually gets higher

    • B. 

      It begins slow and gradually gets faster

    • C. 

      It stays at roughly the same tempo throughout

  • 14. 
    Which of these scenes do you think best suits the music?
    • A. 

      Exploring a dragon's cave

    • B. 

      Riding on a merry go round

    • C. 

      Walking through a field on a summers day

  • 15. 
    Now, choose ONE of the elements of music and write about the way it is used to make the scene you have chosen For example: "The dynamics are quiet at the start, which reminds me of sneaking inside a cave"
  • 16. 
    SECTION C - Composition plan You are going to compose a piece of music to describe relaxing on the beach on holiday. Describe how you would use the elements of music in this composition
  • 17. 
    What would the TEMPO of your composition be like? Give reasons for your answer
  • 18. 
    List one instrument you would use in your composition Why have you chosen this instrument?
  • 19. 
    How else would you use the elements of music in your composition? Give reasons for your answer
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