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5 Matching questions

  1. mode
  2. rhythmic mode
  3. major-minor tonality
  4. modulation
  5. monody
  1. a scale or sequence of notes used as the basis for a composition
  2. b principle of organization around a tonic pitch, major is raised half a step in its third degree
  3. c fixed rhythmic patterns of long and short notes, popular in th thirteenth century
  4. d a musical passage moving from one key to another
  5. e music consisting of a single vocal part (usually with accompaniment)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a bass part written out in full and accompanied by numbers to indicate the chords to be played
  2. the division of the scale based on an octave that is divided into twelve exactly equal semitones
  3. medieval poet and musician who sang or recited while accompanying himself on a stringed instrument
  4. ornate; highly decorated
  5. ordinary-sections of the roman catholic mass that remain the same from day to day throughout the church year, as distinct from the proper, which changes daily to the liturgical occasion

5 True/False questions

  1. recitativea musical phrase repeated over and over during a composition

          

  2. opera seriaComic opera

          

  3. episodeinterlude of intermediate section in the baroque fugue that serves as an area of relaxation between statements of the subject

          

  4. thematic developmenttitle given to the three prominent composers of the classical era: haydn, mozart, beethoven

          

  5. cantus firmusa melody used as the basis for a polyphonic composition; fixed