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5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- a the highest female vocal part
- b presentation of important musical idea
- c the process whereby a performer plucks the strings of an instrument rather than bowing them.
- d two or more voices or instrumental parts singing or playing the same pitch
- e a group of singers, usually including sopranos, altos, tenors, and basses, with at least two and often many more singers on each vocal part; in Tin Pan Alley songs and Broadway tunes, the main melody of the song; jazz musicals often improvised around it.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- any device that muffles the sound of a musical instrument; on the trumpet, for example, it is a cup that is placed inside the bell of the instrument
- the organization of time in music, dividing up long spans of time into smaller, more easily comprehended units.
- the highest male vocal range
- a musical form in which a theme continually returns but is varied by changing the notes of the melody, the harmony, the rhythm, or some other feature of the music.
- an introductory movement, usually for orchestra, that precedes an opera, oratorio, or dance suite.
5 True/False Questions
bass → the lowest male voice range
cadence → the concluding part of a musical phrase
vibrato → a slight and continual wobbling of the pitch produced on a string instrument or by the human voice.
consequent phrase → the opening, incomplete-sounding phrase of a melody; often followed by a consequent phrase that brings the melody to closure
orchestral scroe → a composite of the musical lines of all the instruments of the orchestra and from which a conductor conducts