Exploring Music Midterm Mattix
Terms in this set (25)
What are the various musical instruments used throughout the Bible
What are the Psalm genres?
What are some uses of music in the NT?
Ephesians 5:19 - sang hymns
Revelation 14:3-4 - sang songs
Five main parts of the Medieval Mass, in both Latin and English
Kyrie (God have mercy, confession)
Credo (I believe, Nicene Creed)
Agnus Dei (Lamb of God, take away our sin) Starts with confession, ends with assurance
an ordered succession of notes that forms a distinct sequence. It consists of one note at a time.
the non-melodic parts of the music that fill out or round out the sound.
how music moves through time.
the rate of vibration of a tone. Rapid vibrations produce higher pitches, and slow vibrations produce lower pitches.
the communication of emotion through music.
the speed at which a piece of music is played or sung.
the "quality" of the sound (how something sounds). It describes different types of sound production. The timbre of a soprano is different from the timbre of a trumpet. (pronounced TAM-bur)
the smallest unit of measurement of musical time; acts as the "musical pulse" of a piece or song
a musical unit made up of strong and weak beats; sometimes called a "bar"
a vertical line drawn through the staff to organize divisions into measures (or bars)
two vertical lines drawn through the staff, which divide a section of music or show the end of a musical piece (TWC 596)
Double Bar Line
the organization of accented and unaccented beats. Arranged in units called measures.
4 classes of orchestra instruments
3 Time Periods
Medieval Era (450-1450)
Hymn in the Medieval Era
Be Thou my Vision
Hymns in the Renaissance Era
A Mighty Fortress is Our God
Hymns in the Baroque Era
At the cross