5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Basso Continuo
- a Intervals or chords that sound relatively tense and unstable.
- b A musical texture involving a single melodic line, as in Gregorian Chant
- c A set of chords continuous underlying the melody in a piece of Baroque music. - harpsichord/cello
- d A short fragment of melody or rhythm used in constructing a long section of music
- e The aspect of music having to do with the succession of pitches; also applied to any particular succession of pitches.
5 Multiple choice questions
- A half-singing, half-reciting style of presenting words in opera, cantata, oratorio, etc, following speech rhythms closely.
- A short passage of imitative polyphony based on a single theme, or on two used together.
- A grouping of pitches played and heard simultaneously.
- Unaccompanied, monophonic music, without fixed rhythm or meter, such as gregorian chant
- A vocal number for solo singer and orchestra, generally in an opera, cantata, or oratorio.
5 True/False questions
Octave → A short fragment of melody or rhythm used in constructing a long section of music
Ritornello Form → The sonorous quality of a particular instrument, voice, or combination of instruments or voices
Medieval Polyphonic Motet → a short piece of sacred choral music, typically polyphonic and unaccompanied.
Polyphonic Mass/Mass Ordinary → A motive, phrase, or theme repeated over and over again played in the bass.
Pitch → A background of stressed and unstressed beats in a simple, regular, repeating pattern