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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Libretto
  2. Ritornello Form
  3. Modulation
  4. Basso Continuo
  5. Ground Bass/Basso Ostinato
  1. a A motive, phrase, or theme repeated over and over again played in the bass.
  2. b The complete book of words for an opera, oratorio, cantata, etc.
  3. c Changing key within a piece
  4. d A set of chords continuous underlying the melody in a piece of Baroque music. - harpsichord/cello
  5. e A baroque musical form based on recurrences of a ritornello

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The sonorous quality of a particular instrument, voice, or combination of instruments or voices
  2. The earliest genre of medieval polyphonic music
  3. The speed of the music, i.e. the rate at which the accented and unaccented beats of the meter follow one another
  4. The aspect of music having to do with with duration of the notes in time; also applied to any particular durational patterns
  5. A short passage of imitative polyphony based on a single theme, or on two used together.

5 True/False questions

  1. DecrescendoGetting softer

          

  2. Medieval Polyphonic Moteta short piece of sacred choral music, typically polyphonic and unaccompanied.

          

  3. ConsonanceIntervals or chords that sound relatively stable and free of tension.

          

  4. MotiveThe interval between a pair of "duplicating" notes, eight notes apart in the diatonic scale

          

  5. IsorhythmThe aspect of music having to do with with duration of the notes in time; also applied to any particular durational patterns

          

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