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A melody used as the basis for a longer piece of music
Theme
What is the term for a musical form based on strict imitation of a melody
Canon
What element of western music is not recognized in the music of Asia or in many tribal cultures?
Harmony
Two, or more, melodies performed simltaneously is called-
Counterpoint
Two, three, or more, notes sounded simultaneously is called
Harmony.
The manipulation of the basic elements of a melody or theme is called a
Varriation (Varriation on a theme)
A musical form based on independent dance forms is called a
Suite.
Music based on counterpoint is most often related to what era
Baroque
Music based on counterpoint ca also be called
Polyphonic music.
The vilolyn, viola, cello bass violyn, guitar, are in what family of instruments
string
A sonata is a term that means
a multi-movement musical composition composed for a solo instrument or solo instrument and piano.
The era of music that dominated the 19th century is called the
Romantic era.
music composed for unaccompanied voice or voices is called
Acapella.
What is the term for a musical form that tells a story, but does not have dance and is not 'staged'
Oratorio
What is the term for a musical composition that contains dance, costume, is staged, but does not have vocal music
Ballet
What is the musical term for a work that has both vacal and instrumental music, has a story line, contains dance, and is staged
Opera
What is the term for an instrumental introduction to an oratorio, opera, or ballet
Overture.