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  1. The ordered flow of music through time
    Rhythm
  2. The steady pulse in music
    Beat
  3. Describes how the beats of a song are grouped together
    Meter
  4. The most common number of beats in a measure
    Four
  5. A meaningful succesion of pitches
    Melody
  6. Notes that are performed that are short and seperated
    Staccato
  7. Notes that are performed that are long and connected
    Legato
  8. Two or more notes played at the same time
    Harmony
  9. Three or more notes played together as a meaningful whole
    Chord
  10. The four families of instruments
    • Stringed
    • Brass
    • Woodwind
    • Percussion
  11. Four members of the stringed instruments
    • Violin
    • Viola
    • Cello
    • Bass
  12. Two brass instruments
    • Trumpet
    • French horn
  13. Two woodwind instruments
    • Piccolo
    • Flute
  14. The distance between two pitches
    Interval
  15. The element of music that is determined by the frequency of its vibration
    pitch
  16. Two identical pitches played one after the other
    Unison
  17. Short sections of melodies
    phrases
  18. A resting point for a melody
    Cadence
  19. A series of chords
    progression
  20. The triad built on the first step of a scale
    tonic
  21. A chord that is broken up and played one note at a time
    Arpeggio
  22. What are the dynamic markings in the correct order from softest to loudest
    • Pianissimo
    • Piano
    • Mezzo piano
    • Mezzo forte
    • Forte
    • Fortissimo
  23. The shift from one key to another within a composition
    Modulation
  24. Name two double reed woodwind instruments
    • Oboe
    • Bassoon
  25. What musical texture is Gregorian chant
    Monophonic
  26. A cappella refers to
    music sung without accompaniment
  27. The composer credited for saving polyphony
    Palestrina
  28. An Italian Renaissance secular musical style
    madrigal
  29. Music written to represent the literal meaning of the text
    Word painting
  30. The earliest polyphonic works
    Organum
  31. The ordinary of the mass was written by
    Guillaume de Mauchaut
  32. The group of musicians who invented operas
    Camerata
  33. Monody is
    homophonic music that allows singers voice to be predominant
  34. Figured bass
    Musical shorthand
  35. A combination of singing and speech that serves as dialogue
    Recitative
  36. The focal point of vocal expression in opera
    Aria
  37. The earliest surviving opera was written by
    Jacopo Peri
  38. The text of an opera
    libretto
  39. Songs sung in the Lutheran church by the congregation in the vernacular
    chorales
  40. Both Bach and Handel suffered what later in life
    Blindness
  41. A dramatic work for soloist, chorus and orchestra fairly long and not staged
    Oratorio
  42. Handel's most successive oratorio
    Messiah
  43. The opening movement of the Messiah is a
    French overture
  44. An instrumental piece based on polyphonic development of a primary melodic idea
    Fugue
  45. The main melody of a fugue
    subject
  46. A concerto grosso includes
    A small group of solo instruments pitted against an orchetra
  47. Vivaldi's Four Season is a
    set of four concerts each with three movements
  48. The sonata form consist of how many sections
    three
  49. The exposition in sonata form
    introduces the two primary themes in two different keys
  50. The type of concerto popular during the classical period
    solo concerto
  51. A string quartet contains
    • Two violins
    • One viola
    • One cello
  52. Haydn worked for who
    Prince Esterhazy
  53. What composer was a student of Haydn's
    Beethoven
  54. The greatest classical composer of opera was
    Mozart
  55. The marriage of Figaro by Mozart is what kind of opera
    Opera buffa
  56. A musical setting of a poem for solo voice and piano
    Art song
  57. Two the most prominent composers for piano during the romantic period
    Liszt and Chopin
  58. One of the greatest composers of program music
    Berlioz
  59. Music that is composed for the appreciation of musical sound
    absolute music
  60. Tchaikovsky's most popular ballet
    The Nutcracker
  61. Gesamtkunstwerk means
    universal artwork
  62. The ring of Nibelungen contains how many operas
    Four
  63. One of Debussy's best known orchestral compositions
    Afternoon of the Faun
  64. Two primitive visual artist
    Paul Gaugin and Henri Rousseau
  65. Who commissioned Stravinsky's Firebird
    Diaghilev
  66. What ballet caused riots
    The rite of spring
  67. Who wrote the ballet the Rite of Spring
    Stravinsky
  68. Who developed serialism
    Schoenberg
  69. Describe Schoenberg's new system of organization
    Tone row- 12 chromatic tones in a chosen order
  70. A survivor from Warsaw is what kind of piece
    A serial piece
  71. What does the term sprechstimme
    half sung half spoken vocal technique
  72. What song cycle drew invective from critics
    Moonstruck Pierre

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