Ocr GCSE Music, General Syllabus Content

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following notes is syncopated?
    • A. 

      C

    • B. 

      D

    • C. 

      E

    • D. 

      F

    • E. 

      G

    • F. 

      A

    • G. 

      B

  • 2. 
    Give the name for harmony that uses only the notes of the major scale.
  • 3. 
    Give the name for harmony that contains lots of clashing chords, but that might still be in a key.
  • 4. 
    Give the name for harmony where no sense of key can be determined whatsoever.
  • 5. 
    Give the name for music which uses a lot of accidentals and movement by the semitone.
  • 6. 
    What is the technical name for the root note of the scale?
  • 7. 
    What is the technical name for the fourth degree of the scale?
  • 8. 
    What is the techical name for the fifth degree of the scale?
  • 9. 
    Largo means...
    • A. 

      Slowly

    • B. 

      Moderately fast

    • C. 

      Fast

    • D. 

      Very Fast

  • 10. 
    Andante means...
    • A. 

      Slowly

    • B. 

      Moderately fast

    • C. 

      Fast

    • D. 

      Very Fast

  • 11. 
    Moderato means roughly the same as
    • A. 

      Largo

    • B. 

      Andante

    • C. 

      Presto

    • D. 

      Allegro

  • 12. 
    Vivace means about the same as...
    • A. 

      Largo

    • B. 

      Andante

    • C. 

      Divertimento

    • D. 

      Allegro

  • 13. 
    Allegro means...
    • A. 

      Slowly

    • B. 

      Moderately fast

    • C. 

      Fast

    • D. 

      Very Fast

  • 14. 
    Presto means
    • A. 

      Slowly

    • B. 

      Moderately fast

    • C. 

      Fast

    • D. 

      Very Fast

  • 15. 
    Give the correct technical name for getting faster.
  • 16. 
    Give any Itialian word that means only getting slower.
  • 17. 
    Give the name of the symbol above the middle C.
  • 18. 
    Which of the following is the correct name for a high boy's voice?
    • A. 

      Treble

    • B. 

      Counter-tenor

    • C. 

      Soprano

    • D. 

      Alto

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is the correct name for a man's voice that sings in the same range as an alto?
    • A. 

      Treble

    • B. 

      Counter-tenor

    • C. 

      Soprano

    • D. 

      Contralto

  • 20. 
    Give the name type of structure in two parts.
  • 21. 
    Give the proper name for the structure of a piece in ABA form.
  • 22. 
    Give the name of the structure which consists of a melody which keeps returning, with episodes in between, (e.g. ABACADA , etc)
  • 23. 
    QUICK! Identify the note names of the sequence below. Use capitals and a small "b" to show the flats.
  • 24. 
    Identify the ornament.
    • A. 

      Trill

    • B. 

      Turn

    • C. 

      Grace Note

    • D. 

      Mordant

  • 25. 
    Identify the ornament.
    • A. 

      Trill

    • B. 

      Turn

    • C. 

      Grace Note

    • D. 

      Mordant

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