5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Ground Bass/Basso Ostinato
- Polyphonic Mass/Mass Ordinary
- a The speed of the music, i.e. the rate at which the accented and unaccented beats of the meter follow one another
- b Unaccompanied, monophonic music, without fixed rhythm or meter, such as gregorian chant
- c A motive, phrase, or theme repeated over and over again played in the bass.
- d A musical texture involving a single melodic line, as in Gregorian Chant
- e Music for catholic Mass. Same text every time. Ordinary set to new music
5 Multiple choice questions
- The aspect of music having to do with with duration of the notes in time; also applied to any particular durational patterns
- The difference or distance between two pitches, measured by the number of diatonic scale notes between them.
- In 14th century music, the technique of repeating identical rhythm for each section of a composition, while the pitches are altered.
- The complete book of words for an opera, oratorio, cantata, etc.
- A musical texture that involves only one melody of real interest, combined with chords or other subsidiary sounds
5 True/False questions
Aria → A vocal number for solo singer and orchestra, generally in an opera, cantata, or oratorio.
Form → the "shape" of the piece of music
Genre → A grouping of pitches played and heard simultaneously.
Recitative → A half-singing, half-reciting style of presenting words in opera, cantata, oratorio, etc, following speech rhythms closely.
Ritornello Form → The sonorous quality of a particular instrument, voice, or combination of instruments or voices