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According to your text, the musical element that makes the widest and most direct appeal is:
A triad is:
Three Note Chord
Built on Alternate scale steps
Most common chord found in western music
Should a composer write a film score to a horror movie, one might reasonably expect that the harmony would include a great deal of:
The element that describes the musical fabric or the relationship of musical lines within a work is called:
A melody combined with an ornamented version of itself, often heard in jazz, produces a texture known as:
When two or more independent melodic lines are combined, the resulting texture is called:
A texture in which a single voice takes over the melodic interest while the accompanying voices are subordinate is called:
The procedure in which a melodic idea is presented in one voice and then restated in another is called:
The form based on a statement and a departure without a return to the complete opening statement is called:
A mechanism that generates musical vibrations and launches them into the air is called:
The human voice:
possess lyric beauty and expressiveness that has served as a model for instrument builders and players
Which is the correct order of bowed string instruments from highest to lowest in range?
violin, viola, cello, double bass
The special effect produced on a string instrument by plucking the string with the finger is called:
Harmonics on a string instrument are produced by:
lightly touching the string at certain points while the bow is drawn
Which of the following is true of all brass instruments?
Made of metal
Blown with a metal mouthpiece
Sound is created by the vibration of the lips
Which of the following brass instruments is sometimes played with the performers hand plugging the bell?
Of the following, which is a universal function of music found in most world cultures?
Accompanies religious and civic ceremonies
Helps workers get their jobs done more efficiently
The concept of style can be identified with:
Creators personal manner of expression
Music of an entire culture
Which of the following is the proper chronological order of musical periods?
Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, and Twentieth Centuary
The two scale types commonly found in Western music from about 1650 to 1900 are major and minor.
A musical form based on statement, departure, and a restatement of the first idea is called binary form.
Throughout history, the voice has served as a model to instrumentalists and to instrument builders.
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