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5 Matching questions

  1. Tone Color
  2. Consonance
  3. Tempo
  4. Chord
  5. Aria
  1. a Intervals or chords that sound relatively stable and free of tension.
  2. b The speed of the music, i.e. the rate at which the accented and unaccented beats of the meter follow one another
  3. c The sonorous quality of a particular instrument, voice, or combination of instruments or voices
  4. d A grouping of pitches played and heard simultaneously.
  5. e A vocal number for solo singer and orchestra, generally in an opera, cantata, or oratorio.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The aspect of music having to do with the succession of pitches; also applied to any particular succession of pitches.
  2. A musical texture that involves only one melody of real interest, combined with chords or other subsidiary sounds
  3. A composition written systematically in imitative polyphony, usually with a single main theme, the fugue subject.
  4. Intervals or chords that sound relatively tense and unstable.
  5. A short passage of imitative polyphony based on a single theme, or on two used together.

5 True/False questions

  1. PlainchantUnaccompanied, monophonic music, without fixed rhythm or meter, such as gregorian chant

          

  2. OperaA grouping of pitches played and heard simultaneously.

          

  3. MeterA background of stressed and unstressed beats in a simple, regular, repeating pattern

          

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

          

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