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  1. Rhythm
  2. Form
  3. Imitative Polyphony
  4. Cadence
  5. Octave
  1. a A polyphonic musical texture in which various melodic lines use approximately the same themes.
  2. b The aspect of music having to do with with duration of the notes in time; also applied to any particular durational patterns
  3. c The notes or chords (or the whole short passage) ending a section of music with a feeling of conclusiveness.
  4. d The interval between a pair of "duplicating" notes, eight notes apart in the diatonic scale
  5. e the "shape" of the piece of music

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. A musical texture involving a single melodic line, as in Gregorian Chant
  2. Changing key within a piece
  3. The blend of various sounds and melodic lines occurring simultaneously in a piece of music
  4. Unaccompanied, monophonic music, without fixed rhythm or meter, such as gregorian chant
  5. A grouping of pitches played and heard simultaneously.

5 True/False Questions

  1. OperaDrama presented in music, with the characters singing instead of speaking


  2. Point of imitationA short passage of imitative polyphony based on a single theme, or on two used together.


  3. Ariathe "shape" of the piece of music


  4. MelodyThe aspect of music having to do with the succession of pitches; also applied to any particular succession of pitches.


  5. GenreA general category of music determined partly by the number and kind of instruments or voices involved, and partly by its form, style, or purpose. "Opera" "symphonic poem" and "sonata" are examples.


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