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CSET Domain 2 Performing Arts Music

Subjects : cset, performing-arts, music
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1. String - woodwind - brass - percussion - keyboard - and electronic






2. Even young children can experience elements of music through conducting speech chants - involving changes in tempo - dynamics - pitch - and so forth - Conducting fosters sensitivity to musical expression






3. Students should compare their listening and playing exercises - Students should be encouraged to verbalize their musical analysis






4. Music offers a valuable opportunity to build active listening skills - shape the cognitive and mental processes in children - enhance other subject areas - particularly visual art - form of therapy that offers a unique medium for self - expression






5. Make higher - pitched sounds - small in size






6. The sound produced by an individual instrument or singer - Each family of instruments and type of instrument is distinct from all others






7. A drama - either tragic or comic - that sung to an orchestral accompaniment - Often based on biblical stories - Typically a large - scale composition with vocal soloists - a chorus - and orchestra






8. Hearing a note and being able to reproduce it either vocally or with an instrument






9. Homophony (a single melodic line and an accompaniment); simpler textures and melodies; expansion of textures - melodies - and variation. String quartet (two violins viola - and cello); Haydn 'the father' of the string quartet; orchestral symphony (or






10. Refers to the unique sound and style of a composer - culture - country - or period in history - Compositions created around the same time period often have similar styles based upon the historical influences from that era






11. Usually consists of four movements that are intended to stir up a wide range of emotions through contrasts in tempo and mood






12. The volume or intensity of a tone - Music can be played loudly (forte) or softly (piano)






13. A way to measure rhythmic units - It is noted at the beginning of a composition and looks like a mathematical fraction - The top number denotes the number of beats in a measure and the bottom number denotes what type of note will receive the beat






14. A type of German song






15. The slower the vibration - the _____ the pitch






16. The faster the ________ - the higher the pitch






17. A recurring group of notes - such as the four notes played at the beginning of (and restated throughout) Beethoven's Fifth Symphony






18. Two or more tones played simultaneously that support the melody and give music texture or mood - A group of notes that are played behind the melody






19. Middle Ages/Medieval Music style - named after Pope Gregory I - was a melody set to sacred Latin texts. This monophonic style music (one melodic line and no accompaniment) was the official music of the Roman Catholic church






20. Includes any instrument that produces a sound when it is being hit - shaken - rubbed - or scraped - e.g. tambourine - maracas - castanets - claves - xylophone - timpani - cymbals - gong - triangle - bass drum - chimes - celesta - bells - wood block -






21. Hearing the sounds of music - Children engage in attentive listening and further develop aural acuity - This means that children must be able to hear and reproduce the tones of music in their minds when no sound is actually being produced






22. ABACABA






23. Often associated with being part of a family - As in human families - the instruments are related to each other Instruments within a family are often manufactured from the same types of materials






24. Reading and writing music - For example - using memorization to understand time signatures would not produce the same benefits as if the students participated in playing or singing






25. Two or more melodic lines - appeared at the end of the 12th century






26. Presto: very fast - Allegro: fast - Moderato: moderate - Adagio: slow - Largo: very slow






27. Formed by barlines (vertical lines on the staff) and contains a set number of beats as determined by the time signature






28. Whether the pitch of a particular note is played in tune - sharp (higher) - or flat (lower)






29. Puccini (Italian) and his operas Madama Butterfly and La Boh






30. The combination of tones that produces a quality of tension






31. String - woodwind - brass - and percussion






32. The first beat of a bar is typically a _______ beat - It is typified by a waltz in 3/4 time






33. Traditionally made of wood - metal - plastic - or some combination thereof - These instruments consist of narrow pipes with an opening at the bottom end and a mouthpiece at the top (and holes throughout the pipe) - The smaller woodwinds play higher p






34. When utilized as part of an orchestra - the ______________ are sometimes included in the percussion family - Often - when used as a solo instrument - they are referred to as the keyboard family






35. An ancient harp






36. Produce sound through breath as the vibrations from the players' lips buzz against a metal - cup - shaped mouthpiece






37. Moving to music is a learned skill that promotes acuity of perceptions - A wide range of music and modes should be used






38. Symphonic poem (orchestral work that portrayed a story) and concert overture (e.g. - Rossini's William Tell). Emphasis was on the sonata and symphony - and included the introduction of dissonance to create emotion; featuring virtuoso performers






39. Influence of blues (sorrowful black folk music) and jazz (roots in African rhythms and harmonies with modern instrumentation - improvisation - and syncopation) - Rock 'n' roll - R&B (rhythm and blues) - country - folk (cultural link - passed on by wo






40. Haydn - Mozart - and Beethoven






41. Verdi (Italy) - Wagner (Germany); themes from literature and folk tales; very popular






42. A rhythmic effect produced when the expected rhythmic pattern is deliberately upset






43. ABABA






44. Most marches are performed at a rate of ____ beats per minute






45. The organization of sound in time






46. Historical themes: spread of Christianity - development in Europe; the Crusades; the rise of universities; the influence of Islam; this was the longest period






47. These curvy - wooden - shaped bodies are the largest family of the orchestra - Strings stretch over the body and neck of the instrument and attach to small ornamental heads where they are tuned by turning pegs






48. Polyphonic emphasis on harmony (in which two or more notes are sounded simultaneously as in a chord); sacred (liturgical - such as masses); secular (madrigals/songs)






49. Dynamics - Harmony - Pitch - Rhythm - Tempo - Tone - Timbre






50. Composers Chopin - Liszt - Berlioz - Mendelssohn - and Schumann; style was expressive - melody prominent - and folk music was used to express cultural identity