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Unformatted text preview: 31. The term timbre refers to: (A. the length of a tone. B. the pitdi of a tone.
(C) the color of a tone. D. the falling of a tree.
32. The distance between the highest and lowest tones of a -. dy is called: A. the tempo. the range.
,9” C. the phrase. . the tonic.
33. in sextuple meter, the principal accents usually fall on: A. beats 1 and 3. beats 1 and 4.
C. beats 2 and 4. D. beats 3 and 6. ‘34. The term diatonic describes melodies or harmonies that are:
A. built from the notes of the major or minor scale.
B. derived from all of the notes of the octave.
D. all of the above. «"35. Which instruments are traditionally seated in the front of the orchestra?
A. strings. B. woodwinds. /€:' brass. D. percussion. 36. Beats are organized into regularly recurring patterns known as:
7, A; offbeats. B. meters.
/(;." syncopations. D. polyrhythms. "’37. Toﬁich instrument family does the English horn belong? .
’ .Dsbrass. W‘Moodwind.
C. string. D.’ percussion. 38. The Classical period:
A. followed antiquity and preceded the Middle Ages.
B. followed the Renaissance and preceded the Baroque.
C. followed the Baroque and preceded the Romantic era.
AD.‘ followed the Romantic era and preceded the twentieth century. 1 39. A rapid alternation between a tone and the one above it is called: A. glissando. a trill.
C. a double stop. D. a pizzicato. 40. Which tonality would most likely be chosen for a triumphafgnarch?
A. minor. 13.; major.
C. chromatic. 'D’. modal. 41. The procedure in which a melodic idea is presented in one voice and then restated in another is called:
A. inversion. B. diminution.
C. retrograde. @imitation. 42. The human voice:
A. is an unnatural musical instrument. B. is limited in character and range.
" C. possesses lyric beauty and expressiveness that has served as a model for instrument builders and players.
2. can be made to sound like any instrument. £2. I’m: 3" TE ‘2» :‘w-w: sm‘aols indicates growing louder? D. mf .. m an WEI :es: "s ‘f‘ :wed by two unaccented beats is:
g; Tare meter.
3. compound meter. 47. Thebass instrument in the brass family is: Aft the double bass. B. the trombone.
_ C.’ the bassoon. D. the tuba. '48. The element that describes the musical fabric or the relationship of musical lines within a work is called:
A. harmony. B. meter.
C. texture. D. timbre. 49. The regular pulsation heard in Western music is called: A. the meter. B. the syncopation.
C. the beat. D. the accent.
50. The resting place at the end of a phrase is called:
A. a pause. B. a period.
C. a cadence. D. a comma. ...
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