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5 Matching questions

  1. Motive
  2. Polyphonic Mass/Mass Ordinary
  3. Consonance
  4. Madrigal
  5. Imitative Polyphony
  1. a Music for catholic Mass. Same text every time. Ordinary set to new music
  2. b Intervals or chords that sound relatively stable and free of tension.
  3. c A short fragment of melody or rhythm used in constructing a long section of music
  4. d A polyphonic musical texture in which various melodic lines use approximately the same themes.
  5. e The main secular vocal genre of the renaissance

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the "shape" of the piece of music
  2. The accenting of certain beats of the meter that are ordinarily unaccented
  3. Getting softer
  4. A set of chords continuous underlying the melody in a piece of Baroque music. - harpsichord/cello
  5. The essential idea is that just one unified and "rationalized" Affekt should be aimed at by any single piece or movement of music, and that to attempt more was to risk confusion and disorder.

    According to one version of the theory there are three pairs of opposing emotions that make six "affects" all together: love/hate, joy/sorrow, wonder/desire

5 True/False questions

  1. CrescendoGetting softer


  2. LibrettoA background of stressed and unstressed beats in a simple, regular, repeating pattern


  3. MeterThe speed of the music, i.e. the rate at which the accented and unaccented beats of the meter follow one another


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


  5. Ritornello FormThe sonorous quality of a particular instrument, voice, or combination of instruments or voices