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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Chord
  2. Word painting
  3. Ritornello Form
  4. Monophony
  5. Basso Continuo
  1. a A grouping of pitches played and heard simultaneously.
  2. b A musical texture involving a single melodic line, as in Gregorian Chant
  3. c Musical illustration of the meaning of a word or short verbal phrase
  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. A background of stressed and unstressed beats in a simple, regular, repeating pattern
  2. The aspect of music having to do with with duration of the notes in time; also applied to any particular durational patterns
  3. A vocal number for solo singer and orchestra, generally in an opera, cantata, or oratorio.
  4. Changing key within a piece
  5. The notes or chords (or the whole short passage) ending a section of music with a feeling of conclusiveness.

5 True/False questions

  1. Point of imitationA short passage of imitative polyphony based on a single theme, or on two used together.

          

  2. Polyphonic Mass/Mass OrdinaryA motive, phrase, or theme repeated over and over again played in the bass.

          

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

          

  4. MadrigalA vocal number for solo singer and orchestra, generally in an opera, cantata, or oratorio.

          

  5. LibrettoThe complete book of words for an opera, oratorio, cantata, etc.