Orchestra Final Review
Terms in this set (50)
How many sharps are in the key of G Major?
1, F#. Don't forget the Circle of 5ths will be on the wall during the exam--use your resources!
How many flats are in the key of F Major?
What does "D.S" stand for in music?
Dal Segno, which translates to "repeat from the point marked by a sign."
This symbol is placed to the left of a note, indicating that its pitch should be lowered by a half step:
The directive to return to the original tempo after a deviation is:
A curved line connecting two notes of different pitches is a(n):
Choose the tempo marking:
Lento (translation: slowly)
A curved line connecting two notes of the same pitch is a(n):
Of these dynamic markings, which is the loudest?
Of these music history periods, which is most recent?
Of these music history periods, which is the oldest?
How many sixteenth notes fit in one measure of 4/4?
What does "rit." indicate?
What indicates how many sharps or flats are in a piece?
How many lines and spaces are found on a music staff?
five lines, four spaces
What are the notes of the A Major scale?
A B C# D E F# G# A
Which word means to play with the bow?
Which word means to pluck the string?
How many beats does a dotted quarter note plus a half note contain?
What are the notes of a Bb Major scale?
Bb C D Eb F G A Bb
Which of the following are articulation opposites?
legato and staccato
In order to play together as an ensemble, each member must do what?
breathe and move together, subdivide every beat, place the bow on the string before each note.
Which tells you to return to the beginning of the piece?
Producing a good ton on a stringed instrument require which three bowing variables?
placement, weight, speed
Which is the correct order of the musical periods?
baroque, classical, romantic, modern
Which two notes are enharmonic?
E flat and D sharp
Which of the following rhythms will correctly fit into a half note?
four eighth notes
When playing a stringed instrument, where should your bow be placed?
the bow should be placed in between the bridge and the fingerboard.
A key signature containing two sharps indicates which keys?
D Major or b minor
Which combination of notes completes a bar or measure in Common Time?
1 half note and 2 quarter notes
What are relative keys?
Keys that have the same key signature but different names.
What are parallel keys?
Keys that have the same letter name but different key signatures
What is the difference between "sul ponticello" and "sul tasto"
one means "play over the fingerboard" and one means "play over the bridge."
To play a brief pizzicato passage, you should
hold the bow while you pluck
When playing pizzicato, where should the right thumb be?
resting on the side of the fingerboard
What does a fermata indicate?
hold the note until the conductor indicates otherwise
a dot following a note changes what about that note value?
the dot adds half the note value to the existing note
describe staccato notes played on a string instrument:
short and separated
How many flats are in the key of a minor?
What does the symbol C in the time signature stand for?
4/4 and/or common time
how many eighth notes fit in one measure of 6/8 time?
What is the correct order of sharps?
The indication of how many beats per bar or measure and what note value gets the beat falls under which musical concept?
which term indicates tempo?
What does a caesura indicate?
Two eighth notes followed by a dotted quarter note followed by two sixteenth notes complete a bar/measure in which time signature?
What are the notes of an F Major scale?
F G A Bb C D E F
Which note has half the value of an eighth note?
how many sharps are in the key of D Major?
Of these dynamic markings, which is the softest?