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Music Lit I Quiz 1 Page 4-47 1. Name the four properties of music. Tone Color Pitch Duration Dynamics 2. How is a tone different from screeching breaks? A tone has definite pitch and the vibrations are regular and reach the ear at equal time intervals. But screeching breaks have indefinite pitch and they are produced by irregular intervals. 3. What is another name for “tone color”? Timbre 4. Name the six categories of Western Instruments. String Woodwind Brass Percussion Keyboard Electronic 5. Arrange the following from high to low: Oboe Piccolo Flute Flute Piccolo Oboe Bassoon English Horn English Horn Bassoon 6. When an accent comes on an “off” beat, what is it called? Syncopation 7. Organization of beats into regular group is called…? Meter 1
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Music Lit I Quiz 2 Page 48-69 1. What are the three basic musical textures? Monophonic – Single line without accompaniment. Polyphonic – Performance of 2 or more melodic lines at the same time that are of relatively equal interest. Homophonic – One main melody accompanied by chords. 2. What is another name for “counterpoint” Polyphonic 3. What texture will it be if you are singing by yourself? Monophonic 4. Who “conducted” the orchestra before the 19 th century? Concertmaster – 1 st Violin 5. Music created at the same time it is performed is what? Improvisation 6. What techniques create the musical form? Repetition, Contrast, Variation 7. What is the musical form most frequently used? Ternary – ABA Form 8. Name the 7 stylistic periods. Middle Ages (450-1450) Renaissance (1450-1600) Baroque (1600-1750) Classical (1750-1820) Romantic (1820-1900) 20 th Century to 1950 1950 to Present 2
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Music Lit I Quiz 3 Page 90-102 1. What are the years of the Middle Ages? 450-1450 2. Name the two French noblemen. Troubadour Trouvere 3. What people performed music outside the church? Jongleurs 4. What language is the Roman Catholic Mass sung in today? The native language of the country 5. What are the 3 classes of people during the Middle Ages? Nobles, Peasants, Clergy 6. What is the texture of Gregorian Chant? Monophonic 7. Medieval music that consists of Gregorian Chant and one or more additional melodic lines, what is it called? Organum 8. Name of two successive choirmasters: Leonin, Perotin They are referred to as the school of what? Notre Dame 9. A chant that is used as the basis for polyphony is what? Cantus Firmus 10. What is an “estampie”? A medieval dance in triple meter 11. What is “melismatic” Many notes per syllable 12. What is “syllabic”? One note per syllable 13. What is “responsorial”? One answered by many 3
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Music Lit I Quiz 4 Page 103-107 1. Want century is the “New Music”? 14
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