MUSC 201

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MUSC 201
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2012-11-24 12:55:47
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Exam 1 Part 5
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  1. A musical texture consisting of a single melodic line
    Monophonic texture (monophony)
  2. In the Renaissance, a sacred choral work for the Roman Catholic Church
    Motet
  3. The interval between two pitches of the same name (C to C, G to G, etc.). The frequency of the higher pitch is twice that of the lower pitch
    Octave
  4. A drama sung from beginning to end
    Opera
  5. Italian for "serious opera"; Italian Baroque opera on a serious subject, typically consisting of alternating recitatives and da capo arias
    Opera Seria
  6. A work musically similar to an opera but not staged, and usually on a sacred topic
    Oratorio
  7. A short pattern of notes repeated over and over
    Ostinato
  8. A purely instrumental opening movement that introduces a longer work, often for voices (as an opera)
    Overture
  9. A scale consisting of five tones
    Pentatonic Scale
  10. An instrument that produces sound when it is struck
    Percussion Instrument

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