5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Tone Color
- a The sonorous quality of a particular instrument, voice, or combination of instruments or voices
- b A half-singing, half-reciting style of presenting words in opera, cantata, oratorio, etc, following speech rhythms closely.
- c The interval between a pair of "duplicating" notes, eight notes apart in the diatonic scale
- d A musical texture involving a single melodic line, as in Gregorian Chant
- e A vocal number for solo singer and orchestra, generally in an opera, cantata, or oratorio.
5 Multiple choice questions
- The notes or chords (or the whole short passage) ending a section of music with a feeling of conclusiveness.
- Musical illustration of the meaning of a word or short verbal phrase
- The difference or distance between two pitches, measured by the number of diatonic scale notes between them.
- Music for catholic Mass. Same text every time. Ordinary set to new music
- The accenting of certain beats of the meter that are ordinarily unaccented
5 True/False questions
Chord → the "shape" of the piece of music
Basso Continuo → A set of chords continuous underlying the melody in a piece of Baroque music. - harpsichord/cello
Meter → The aspect of music having to do with the succession of pitches; also applied to any particular succession of pitches.
Decrescendo → Getting louder
Texture → A background of stressed and unstressed beats in a simple, regular, repeating pattern