5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Medieval Polyphonic Motet
- a Intervals or chords that sound relatively tense and unstable.
- b Drama presented in music, with the characters singing instead of speaking
- c a short piece of sacred choral music, typically polyphonic and unaccompanied.
- d A grouping of pitches played and heard simultaneously.
- 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
- Intervals or chords that sound relatively stable and free of tension.
- The accenting of certain beats of the meter that are ordinarily unaccented
- A polyphonic musical texture in which various melodic lines use approximately the same themes.
- The interval between a pair of "duplicating" notes, eight notes apart in the diatonic scale
- Changing key within a piece
5 True/False questions
Monophony → A musical texture that involves only one melody of real interest, combined with chords or other subsidiary sounds
Libretto → The quality of "highness" or "lowness" of sound; also applied to any particular pitch level, such as middle C
Form → A grouping of pitches played and heard simultaneously.
Rhythm → In 14th century music, the technique of repeating identical rhythm for each section of a composition, while the pitches are altered.
Texture → The blend of various sounds and melodic lines occurring simultaneously in a piece of music