5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Basso Continuo
- Doctrine of Affections
- a Intervals or chords that sound relatively stable and free of tension.
- b The accenting of certain beats of the meter that are ordinarily unaccented
- c The essential idea is that just one unified and "rationalized" Affekt should be aimed at by any single piece or movement of music, and that to attempt more was to risk confusion and disorder.
According to one version of the theory there are three pairs of opposing emotions that make six "affects" all together: love/hate, joy/sorrow, wonder/desire
- d A set of chords continuous underlying the melody in a piece of Baroque music. - harpsichord/cello
- e The earliest genre of medieval polyphonic music
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- A background of stressed and unstressed beats in a simple, regular, repeating pattern
- Changing key within a piece
- The quality of "highness" or "lowness" of sound; also applied to any particular pitch level, such as middle C
- The complete book of words for an opera, oratorio, cantata, etc.
- A grouping of pitches played and heard simultaneously.
5 True/False Questions
Motive → The interval between a pair of "duplicating" notes, eight notes apart in the diatonic scale
Interval → Drama presented in music, with the characters singing instead of speaking
Decrescendo → Getting softer
Tone Color → A musical texture involving a single melodic line, as in Gregorian Chant
Melody → A background of stressed and unstressed beats in a simple, regular, repeating pattern