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5 Matching questions

  1. Melody
  2. Opera
  3. Chord
  4. Medieval Polyphonic Motet
  5. Dissonance
  1. a Intervals or chords that sound relatively tense and unstable.
  2. b Drama presented in music, with the characters singing instead of speaking
  3. c a short piece of sacred choral music, typically polyphonic and unaccompanied.
  4. d A grouping of pitches played and heard simultaneously.
  5. e The aspect of music having to do with the succession of pitches; also applied to any particular succession of pitches.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Intervals or chords that sound relatively stable and free of tension.
  2. The accenting of certain beats of the meter that are ordinarily unaccented
  3. A polyphonic musical texture in which various melodic lines use approximately the same themes.
  4. The interval between a pair of "duplicating" notes, eight notes apart in the diatonic scale
  5. Changing key within a piece

5 True/False questions

  1. MonophonyA musical texture that involves only one melody of real interest, combined with chords or other subsidiary sounds

          

  2. LibrettoThe quality of "highness" or "lowness" of sound; also applied to any particular pitch level, such as middle C

          

  3. FormA grouping of pitches played and heard simultaneously.

          

  4. RhythmIn 14th century music, the technique of repeating identical rhythm for each section of a composition, while the pitches are altered.

          

  5. TextureThe blend of various sounds and melodic lines occurring simultaneously in a piece of music