I went to listen to The Marriage of Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart on May 15,
2016 in BMCC campus at Richard Harris Terrace at 3pm. It was free and it was such a nice
opportunity to listen to the one of the greatest historical music in live performed b
Tonal music by crossover composers, 20th century
William Grant Still, 1895-1978, American.
Symphony No. 1 in A-flat, Afro-American
What I felt while listening to this music was that, there were varieties of changes in
My Musical Autobiography
Music has been always with me during my entire life. It was like a part of my body. I
started listening to music when I was four years old, there are still many tapes and CDs in my
Professor Carlos Fabara
February 17, 2015
CUNY Chancellor James Milliken.
James B. Milliken is Chancellor of The City University of New York, the nations
leading urban public university. Milliken was appointed Chancellor and Dist
When most people think of Halloween, they think of trick or treat, parades, bobbing for
apples, or other activities. But not a lot people know the real history of Halloween. After
Christmas, Halloween or All Hallows Eve as it was original
create a mood of
Procession to the
Baroque Part IV
In Baroque vocal music, composers used certain musical devices consistently to correspond
to certain emotions, or _, as theorists called them.
C. word painting
The real basis of opera's appeal in the Ba
An organ composition incorporating a hymn tune is called a(n)
Handel, Julius Caesar, Aria, "La giustizia"
[6-CD set: CD 2, track 11, 1:47-2:15]
In the da capo aria "La giustizia," what is noti
11.Master Leonin and his follower Protin are known as part of the _ of organum.
A. Paris school
B. Notre Dame school
C. Lyon school
D. St. Germain school
12."Sumer Is Icumen In" is an example of a
1. The Middle Ages spans a time period of nearly _ years of European history.
2.The official music of the Catholic Church in the Middle Ages is called
C. hymn tunes.
41. A single unaccompanied melody is the simplest texture, called
One person singing the tune while playing chords on a guitar is demonstrating the texture
31. While the distance between any two pitches is called an interval, the smallest interval in
Western music is called a(n)
A. half step.
B. diatonic step.
32. The children's tune Three Blind Mice starts with
A. two descending half
21. What is another term for tone color?
22. What determines tone color?
A. the pitch of the sound
B. the materials of the sound-producing body
C. the amount and exact mixture of overtones produced
D. the loud
11. Tempo, or the rate of speed of regular beats of the meter, is usually indicated with Italian
A. adagio, allegretto, and presto.
B. piano, mezzo forte, and forte.
C. crescendo and decrescendo.
D. legato and staccato.
12. The rate of speed of
1. The art of music, while containing many elements, can basically be characterized as
A. tone color and pitch.
B. melody and harmony.
C. sound in time.
D. vibrations in scale patterns.
2. The time aspect of music is commonly called