5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a Intervals or chords that sound relatively stable and free of tension.
- b The notes or chords (or the whole short passage) ending a section of music with a feeling of conclusiveness.
- c A composition written systematically in imitative polyphony, usually with a single main theme, the fugue subject.
- d A grouping of pitches played and heard simultaneously.
- e A 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.
5 Multiple choice questions
- The main secular vocal genre of the renaissance
- A baroque musical form based on recurrences of a ritornello
- Unaccompanied, monophonic music, without fixed rhythm or meter, such as gregorian chant
- The earliest genre of medieval polyphonic music
- Musical illustration of the meaning of a word or short verbal phrase
5 True/False questions
Opera → Drama presented in music, with the characters singing instead of speaking
Form → the "shape" of the piece of music
Isorhythm → In 14th century music, the technique of repeating identical rhythm for each section of a composition, while the pitches are altered.
Dissonance → Intervals or chords that sound relatively stable and free of tension.
Monophony → A musical texture involving a single melodic line, as in Gregorian Chant