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Music Study Guide
Terms in this set (36)
4 families in the traditional orchestra
trumpets,french horn, tuba,trombone
cello, violin, bass, viola
recorder, clarinet, piccolo, bassoon, oboe,
piano, drum, cymbals, xylophone, snare drum, bass drum, timpani, triangle, guitar and harp.
keyboard instruments of Baroque period
Harpsichord and Organ
Early period of music
4of many composers of the Baroque period
Period of music following the Baroque
3 of many composers in the classical period
Invention of the piano
Composer of 9 symphonies
Composer of 41 symphonies
Composer of 1 opera
Composer of 22 operas
Group of instruments added to Beethoven's 9th symphony
a device used by musicians that marks time at a selected rate by giving a regular tick.
a unique sound or color of an instrument
when a note or notes is connected or detached
the speed or pulse of music
the combination of different instruments and sound combined together
the structure of a song or compisition
The measure of loudness or softness in composition.
The pulse of music.
When two or more different pitches are played at a different time.
An infectious combination of single notes will be up, down, or staying the same as a combination.
In an opera or oratorio a narrative song that describes an action thought or emotion .
a long accompanied song for a solo voice
an orchestra piece at the beginning of an opera
Hungarian born composer virtuoso pianist/ conductor/teacher
Polish born composer, lived in france romantic composer,primarily of piano music
a continually repeated musical phrase or rhythm
the temporary disregarding of strict tempo to allow an expressive quickening or slackening, usually without altering the overall pace.
african american composer and pianist, known as king of ragtime/composer of "The Entertainer",during the late romantic century.
Composer of 104 symphonies