Music Technology Exam - Questions (C)

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What is the term for unaccompanied vocals?
A cappella
Name 3 elements of swing jazz music
walking bass
swing rhythm
brushes on drums
A vibraphone is a ....
tuned percussion instrument
Recording a piano - microphone type?
Condenser
Recording a piano - pickup pattern?
Cardioid or omni-directional
Recording a piano - number and position of mics?
two microphones
stereo pair
6 to 24 inches from strings
Pickup bass and treble strings and hammers
Sampled sounds are created by...
recording the real instruments
Synthesized sounds are created ...
using oscillators, filters and envelopes in a synthesizer.
Old recordings are ...
Analogue
New recordings are ...
Digital
Vocal Ranges
Repeated riff or bass line
Ostinato
Boosting of bass when close to a microphone is called...
Proximity Effect
Popping sound stopped by pop shield
Plosives
'S' sounds that distort. Stopped by De-esser
Sibilance
Lively reverberant space
Live Room
No reflections. No Reverb space
Dead Room
Re-synthesizing a human voice is called
Vocoding
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