5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Tone Color
- a Intervals or chords that sound relatively stable and free of tension.
- b The speed of the music, i.e. the rate at which the accented and unaccented beats of the meter follow one another
- c The sonorous quality of a particular instrument, voice, or combination of instruments or voices
- d A grouping of pitches played and heard simultaneously.
- e A vocal number for solo singer and orchestra, generally in an opera, cantata, or oratorio.
5 Multiple choice questions
- The aspect of music having to do with the succession of pitches; also applied to any particular succession of pitches.
- A musical texture that involves only one melody of real interest, combined with chords or other subsidiary sounds
- A composition written systematically in imitative polyphony, usually with a single main theme, the fugue subject.
- Intervals or chords that sound relatively tense and unstable.
- A short passage of imitative polyphony based on a single theme, or on two used together.
5 True/False questions
Plainchant → Unaccompanied, monophonic music, without fixed rhythm or meter, such as gregorian chant
Opera → A grouping of pitches played and heard simultaneously.
Meter → A background of stressed and unstressed beats in a simple, regular, repeating pattern
Monophony → A musical texture that involves only one melody of real interest, combined with chords or other subsidiary sounds
Texture → The blend of various sounds and melodic lines occurring simultaneously in a piece of music