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5 Matching questions

  1. Tone Color
  2. Basso Continuo
  3. Fugue
  4. Pitch
  5. Medieval Polyphonic Motet
  1. a A set of chords continuous underlying the melody in a piece of Baroque music. - harpsichord/cello
  2. b The sonorous quality of a particular instrument, voice, or combination of instruments or voices
  3. c The quality of "highness" or "lowness" of sound; also applied to any particular pitch level, such as middle C
  4. d A composition written systematically in imitative polyphony, usually with a single main theme, the fugue subject.
  5. e a short piece of sacred choral music, typically polyphonic and unaccompanied.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Intervals or chords that sound relatively stable and free of tension.
  2. Music for catholic Mass. Same text every time. Ordinary set to new music
  3. Getting louder
  4. Changing key within a piece
  5. A musical texture that involves only one melody of real interest, combined with chords or other subsidiary sounds

5 True/False questions

  1. Ariathe "shape" of the piece of music


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


  3. Imitative PolyphonyA musical texture involving a single melodic line, as in Gregorian Chant


  4. ChordA grouping of pitches played and heard simultaneously.


  5. DissonanceIntervals or chords that sound relatively tense and unstable.


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