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CSET Domain 2 Performing Arts Music

Subjects : cset, performing-arts, music
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1. Two or more melodic lines - appeared at the end of the 12th century

2. The treble clef for the higher range of notes - and the bass clef for the lower range of notes

3. A machine that helps musicians adjust rates of speed (tempi) for faster or slower beats

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

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

6. A major orchestral piece with solo voices and chorus

7. 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

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

9. The slower the vibration - the _____ the pitch

10. 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

11. 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

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

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

14. The succession of notes arranged in an ascending order - 7 of the 12 pitches (tones) that create an octave in western music are named after the first 7 letters of the alphabet: A - B - C - D - E - F - and G - This sequence repeats itself over and ove

15. (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

16. A large section of a lengthy composition

17. Staff - Clef - Measure and bar lines - Note values - Time signature/meter - Scale

18. Several notes sounded together

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

20. 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

21. String - woodwind - brass - percussion - keyboard - and electronic

22. A work - usually identified by a number

23. 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

24. 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

25. 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

26. Make higher - pitched sounds - small in size

27. 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

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

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

30. Typically - a multi - movement instrumental work for solo keyboard - or keyboard and another instrument - or small chamber ensemble

31. The unique tonal quality of a musical sound - The tone 'color' - It could be described as bright - shrill - brittle - or light; or it could be dull - harsh - forceful - or dark - makes one instrument sound different from another

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

33. Produce low - rich sounds - large in size

34. The symbol at the beginning of each staff indicating the pitch or the range of sounds that should be played

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

36. Violin - viola - cello - and double bass

37. The pattern of musical movement through time - What makes music move and flow - Measured in units of time and organized by sets or patterns that can be repeated - The way sounds beat within different lengths and accents that combine into patterns

38. 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

39. 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

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

41. 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

42. 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

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

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

45. Instrument playing aids in understanding the concepts of sound - pitch - rhythm - and so on

46. 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

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

48. The reed is used on the...

49. 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

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