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5 Matching questions

  1. Recitative
  2. Pitch
  3. Cadence
  4. Interval
  5. Monophony
  1. a The difference or distance between two pitches, measured by the number of diatonic scale notes between them.
  2. b The notes or chords (or the whole short passage) ending a section of music with a feeling of conclusiveness.
  3. c A half-singing, half-reciting style of presenting words in opera, cantata, oratorio, etc, following speech rhythms closely.
  4. d The quality of "highness" or "lowness" of sound; also applied to any particular pitch level, such as middle C
  5. e A musical texture involving a single melodic line, as in Gregorian Chant

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A background of stressed and unstressed beats in a simple, regular, repeating pattern
  2. 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.
  3. Getting softer
  4. The aspect of music having to do with the succession of pitches; also applied to any particular succession of pitches.
  5. Unaccompanied, monophonic music, without fixed rhythm or meter, such as gregorian chant

5 True/False questions

  1. FugueA composition written systematically in imitative polyphony, usually with a single main theme, the fugue subject.

          

  2. DissonanceIntervals or chords that sound relatively stable and free of tension.

          

  3. OperaA background of stressed and unstressed beats in a simple, regular, repeating pattern

          

  4. TempoA 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. HomophonyA musical texture that involves only one melody of real interest, combined with chords or other subsidiary sounds

          

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