5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Word painting
- Ritornello Form
- Basso Continuo
- a A grouping of pitches played and heard simultaneously.
- b A musical texture involving a single melodic line, as in Gregorian Chant
- c Musical illustration of the meaning of a word or short verbal phrase
- d A set of chords continuous underlying the melody in a piece of Baroque music. - harpsichord/cello
- e A baroque musical form based on recurrences of a ritornello
5 Multiple choice questions
- A background of stressed and unstressed beats in a simple, regular, repeating pattern
- The aspect of music having to do with with duration of the notes in time; also applied to any particular durational patterns
- A vocal number for solo singer and orchestra, generally in an opera, cantata, or oratorio.
- Changing key within a piece
- The notes or chords (or the whole short passage) ending a section of music with a feeling of conclusiveness.
5 True/False questions
Point of imitation → A short passage of imitative polyphony based on a single theme, or on two used together.
Polyphonic Mass/Mass Ordinary → A motive, phrase, or theme repeated over and over again played in the bass.
Octave → The interval between a pair of "duplicating" notes, eight notes apart in the diatonic scale
Madrigal → A vocal number for solo singer and orchestra, generally in an opera, cantata, or oratorio.
Libretto → The complete book of words for an opera, oratorio, cantata, etc.