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Quiz 3 Question 1 of 25 The element of music that organizes movement in time is: A. rhythm B. melody C. form D. harmony Question 2 of 25 Melody and harmony function independently of one another. True False Question 3 of 25 According to your text, the musical element that makes the widest and most direct appeal is: A. texture B. melody C. timbre D. rhythm Question 4 of 25 The distance between the highest and lowest tones of a melody is called A. the phrase B. the tonic C. the tempo D. the range Question 5 of 25 The distance between two different pitches is called A. a countermelody B. an interval C. a phrase D. a cadence. Question 6 of 25 The resting place at the end of a phrase is called A. a pause B. a period C. a cadence D. a comma Question 7 of 25 Most music cultures share the concept of melody or musical line True False Question 8 of 25 Disjunct motion describes melodies that skip in disjointed intervals True False Question 9 of 25 The basic unit of rhythm that divides time into equal segments is called A. the accent B. the beat C. the meter D. the syncopation Question 10 of 25 In triple meter, the strongest pulse occurs on A. the third beat B. the first beat C. all beats equally D. the second beat Question 11 of 25 The patriotic song America (My country tis of thee) is an example of A. compound meter B. duple meter C. triple meter D. quadruple meter Question 12 of 25 Syncopation is a rhythmic characteristic of American jazz True False Question 13 of 25 All world musics feature a strong regular pulse or beat True False Question 14 of 25 A combination of three or more tones that constitutes a single block of harmony is called A. a scale B. a chord C. an interval D. an octave Question 15 of 25 The principle of organization around a central tone is called A. tonality B. chromaticism C. consonance D. centralization Question 16 of 25 Should a composer write a film score to a horror movie, one might reasonably expect that the harmony would include a great deal of: A. conjunct motion B. consonance C. syncopation D. dissonance Question 17 of 25 The use of a drone, or sustained tone underlying a melody, is used in some European folk musics True False Question 18 of 25 When two or more independent melodic lines are combined, the resulting texture is called A. polyphonic B. monophonic C. homophonic D. none of the above Question 19 of 25 A texture in which a single voice takes over the melodic interest while the accompanying voices are subordinate is called A. polyphonic B. monophonic C. contrapuntal D. homophonic Question 20 of 25 What best describes the texture of Row, Row, Row Your Boat? ... View Full Document

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