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5 Matching questions

  1. Monophony
  2. Tone Color
  3. Recitative
  4. Aria
  5. Octave
  1. a The sonorous quality of a particular instrument, voice, or combination of instruments or voices
  2. b A half-singing, half-reciting style of presenting words in opera, cantata, oratorio, etc, following speech rhythms closely.
  3. c The interval between a pair of "duplicating" notes, eight notes apart in the diatonic scale
  4. d A musical texture involving a single melodic line, as in Gregorian Chant
  5. e A vocal number for solo singer and orchestra, generally in an opera, cantata, or oratorio.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The notes or chords (or the whole short passage) ending a section of music with a feeling of conclusiveness.
  2. Musical illustration of the meaning of a word or short verbal phrase
  3. The difference or distance between two pitches, measured by the number of diatonic scale notes between them.
  4. Music for catholic Mass. Same text every time. Ordinary set to new music
  5. The accenting of certain beats of the meter that are ordinarily unaccented

5 True/False questions

  1. Chordthe "shape" of the piece of music


  2. Basso ContinuoA set of chords continuous underlying the melody in a piece of Baroque music. - harpsichord/cello


  3. MeterThe aspect of music having to do with the succession of pitches; also applied to any particular succession of pitches.


  4. DecrescendoGetting louder


  5. TextureA background of stressed and unstressed beats in a simple, regular, repeating pattern