MUSIC

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A melody used as the basis for a longer piece of music

Theme

What is the term for a musical form based on strict imitation of a melody

Canon

What element of western music is not recognized in the music of Asia or in many tribal cultures?

Harmony

Two, or more, melodies performed simltaneously is called-

Counterpoint

Two, three, or more, notes sounded simultaneously is called

Harmony.

The manipulation of the basic elements of a melody or theme is called a

Varriation (Varriation on a theme)

A musical form based on independent dance forms is called a

Suite.

Music based on counterpoint is most often related to what era

Baroque

Music based on counterpoint ca also be called

Polyphonic music.

The vilolyn, viola, cello bass violyn, guitar, are in what family of instruments

string

A sonata is a term that means

a multi-movement musical composition composed for a solo instrument or solo instrument and piano.

The era of music that dominated the 19th century is called the

Romantic era.

music composed for unaccompanied voice or voices is called

Acapella.

What is the term for a musical form that tells a story, but does not have dance and is not 'staged'

Oratorio

What is the term for a musical composition that contains dance, costume, is staged, but does not have vocal music

Ballet

What is the musical term for a work that has both vacal and instrumental music, has a story line, contains dance, and is staged

Opera

What is the term for an instrumental introduction to an oratorio, opera, or ballet

Overture.

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