5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Ritornello Form
- Basso Continuo
- Ground Bass/Basso Ostinato
- a A motive, phrase, or theme repeated over and over again played in the bass.
- b The complete book of words for an opera, oratorio, cantata, etc.
- c Changing key within a piece
- 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
- The sonorous quality of a particular instrument, voice, or combination of instruments or voices
- The earliest genre of medieval polyphonic music
- The speed of the music, i.e. the rate at which the accented and unaccented beats of the meter follow one another
- The aspect of music having to do with with duration of the notes in time; also applied to any particular durational patterns
- A short passage of imitative polyphony based on a single theme, or on two used together.
5 True/False questions
Decrescendo → Getting softer
Medieval Polyphonic Motet → a short piece of sacred choral music, typically polyphonic and unaccompanied.
Consonance → Intervals or chords that sound relatively stable and free of tension.
Motive → The interval between a pair of "duplicating" notes, eight notes apart in the diatonic scale
Isorhythm → The aspect of music having to do with with duration of the notes in time; also applied to any particular durational patterns