MUSIC FINAL

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MUSIC FINAL
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2009-12-14 03:07:40
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EXAM ONE
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  1. THE ARRANGEMENT OF SOUNDS IN TIME IS KNOWN AS?
    RHYTHM
  2. THE STEADY PULSE IN MUSIC IS CALLED?
    BEAT
  3. _____ IS THE SPEED OF THE STEADY BEAT?
    TEMPO
  4. _____ DESCRIBES HOW THE BEATS OF A SONG ARE GROUPED TOGETHER?
    METER
  5. _____ IS THE MOST COMMON # OF BEATS IN A MEASURE?
    FOUR
  6. _____ IS THE MEANINGFUL SUCCESSION OF PITCHES?
    MELODY
  7. _____ REFERS TO NOTES THAT ARE PERFORMED SHORT AND SEPARATED?
    STACCATO
  8. NOTES THAT ARE PERFORMED LONG AND CONNECTED ARE CALLED?
    LEGATO
  9. A _____ is a musical sentence?
    phrase
  10. _____ IS 2 OR MORE NOTES PLAYED AT THE SAME TIME?
    HARMONY
  11. 3 OR MORE NOTES PLAYED TOGETHER AS A MEANINGFUL WHOLE IS CALLED A?
    CHORDS
  12. _____ DESCRIBES SOUNDS THAT ARE PLEASING TO THE EAR?
    CONSONANT
  13. _____ DESCRIBES SOUNDS THAT ARE NOT PLEASING TO THE EAR?
    DISSONANT
  14. _____ REFERS TO THE SOUND OF THE INSTRUMENT PLAYING?
    TONE COLOR
  15. TONE COLOR IS ALSO KNOWN AS?
    TIMBRE
  16. NAME 2 FEMALE AND 2 MALE VOICE RANGES?
    • FEMALE---SOPRANO, ALTO
    • MALE---TENOR, BASS
  17. NAME THE 4 FAMILIES OF INSTRUMENTS?
    • STRINGS
    • WOODWINDS
    • BRASS
    • PERCUSSION
  18. NAME FOUR MEMBERS OF STRING INSTRUMENTS IN THE MODERN ORCHESTRA?
    • VIOLA
    • VIOLIN
    • CELLO
    • DOUBLE BASS
  19. NAME TWO BRASS INSTRUMENTS?
    • FRENCH HORN
    • TUBA
  20. NAME TWO WOODWING INSTRUMENTS?
    • FLUTE
    • CLARINET
  21. NAME 2 PERCUSSION INSTRUMENTS?
    • CYMBALS
    • CHIMES
  22. 3 TYPES OF MUSICAL TEXTURE
    1 MELODY?
    MANY MELODIES?
    ONE MELODY WITH HARMONY?
    • 1 MELODY---MONOPHONY
    • MANY MELODIES---POLYPHONY
    • ONE MELODY WITH HARMONY---MODULATION
  23. 2 MAJOR FORMS OF MUSIC?
    • BINARY---2 PARTS
    • TERNARY---3 PARTS
  24. THE DISTANCE BETWEEN 2 PITCHES IS AN?
    INTERVAL
  25. THE RATE OR SPEED OF THE BEAT IS CALLED?
    TEMPO
  26. MEZZO FORTE MEANS?
    MED LOUD
  27. CRESCENDO MEANS TO?
    BECOME GRADUALLY LOUDER
  28. A SMALL GROUP OF INSTRUMENTS IN WHICH EACH PLAYER PLAYS HER OWN PART IS CALLED?
    CHAMBER ESSEMBLE
  29. A PIANO TRIO HAS THE FOLLOWING INSTRUMENTATION?
    • PIANO
    • CELLO
    • VIOLIN
  30. LARGE GROUP OF INSTRUMENTS FROM DIFFERENT FAMILIES IS CALLED A(N)?
    ORCHESTRA
  31. WHICH IS NOT PRIMARILY A BOWED STRING NSTRUMENT?
    HARP
  32. WHICH IS NOT A PITCHED PERCUSSION INSTRUMENT?
    CYMBALS
  33. WHICH IS NOT A BRASS INSTRUMENT?
    BASSOON
  34. NOT A DYNAMIC INDICATION?
    PRESTO
  35. WHICH SHOES DYNAMIC MARKINGS IN THE CORRECT ORDER OF SOFTEST TO LOUDEST?
    PIANISSIMO---PIANO---MEZZOPIANO---MEZZOFORTE---FORTE---FORTISSIMO
  36. THE SHIFT FROM ONE KEY TO ANOTHER WITHIN A COMPOSITION IS CALLED?
    MODULATION
  37. GROUP OF FLATS OR SHARPS SHOWN AT THE BEGINNING OF EACH LINE OF PRINTED MUSIC IS CALLED?
    KEY SIGNATURE
  38. WHICH WOODWIND INSTRUMENT DOES NOT USE A DOUBLE REED?
    CLARINET
  39. WHAT PERCUSSION INSTRUMENT PRODUCES INDEFINITE PITCH?
    TRIANGLE

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