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CSET Domain 2 Performing Arts Music

Subjects : cset, performing-arts, music
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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Some of the mouthpieces are made up of a thin piece of wood - called a...






2. A major orchestral piece with solo voices and chorus






3. 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 -






4. 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






5. ABACA






6. Rhythm is a steady pulse (___) - but it can also have different kinds of ____s (i.e. - some stronger or longer)






7. Produce low - rich sounds - large in size






8. 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)






9. The Church dominated society for most of the era (900 years); sacred music was the most prevalent (liturgical) - Musical notation originally consisted of just the pitch of the notes; notated rhythm was added at the end of the 12th century






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






11. A musical form whose main feature is the return of the main theme - which alternates with secondary themes






12. Each note has a specific duration represented by a solid black or hollow oval shape - Some have flags and others have stems attached representing different values






13. Heavily ornate style; counterpoint (technique of combining several melodic lines into a meaningful whole); melodic line; emphasis on contrast and volume; imitative polyphony (many - sounding melodic lines are presented by one voice or instrument and






14. Musical selections should be chosen based on the physical development of students' voices - Listening while singing should be encouraged to develop interpretive skills and understanding of the structure and elements of music






15. 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






16. Tempo is an important component to change the expressiveness of character and ____ of the musical composition






17. Vocal cords and musical instruments produce vibrations in the air; as the frequency of these vibrations change...






18. An ancient harp






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






20. Ttwo other string instruments that are not considered part of the string section of the orchestra; they are often plucked rather than bowed






21. (Staves) - A set of five horizontal lines and four spaces - This is where notes are positioned - The higher the note on a staff - the higher the pitch






22. The organization of sound in time






23. 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






24. An instrumental ensemble composed of strings - woodwinds - brass - and percussion






25. Use a double reed made of two pieces joined together






26. Some percussion instruments require tuning (e.g. - _____) - while others are untuned (e.g. - cymbals and castanets)






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






28. The structure of a song in which the first section of a simple ternary form is repeated






29. Auditory skills - Translative skills - Creative skills - Performance skills - Singing - Playing instruments - Body movement - Conducting - Musical analysis






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






31. The slower the vibration - the _____ the pitch






32. A work - usually identified by a number






33. The reed is used on the...






34. The language system of writing music so the reader can see what is being communicated - Similar to using written words to communicate thoughts and ideas






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






36. 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






37. 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






38. Octaves of 12 notes - also came in the 12th century






39. When you play several different notes at the same time on a piano - you are using harmony - You can change how music sounds by...






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






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






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






43. The pace of the beat - The speed at which a composer desires his musical composition to be performed - Measured by the number of beats per minute - The faster the _____ - the more beats per minute






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






45. Historical themes: the end of feudalism; a new concept of humanism; rediscovery of ancient Greek and Roman culture and ideals; art and music for their own sake; scientific advances; the age of patronage - Instrumental dance music developed: music and






46. Use a single reed made of one piece of wood






47. Several notes sounded together






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






49. System of writing music - came in the 12th century






50. Opera (staged dramatic vocal music and entertainment) - orchestra - ballet - and sonata (solo instrument with accompaniment)