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CSET Domain 2 Performing Arts Music 2

Subjects : cset, performing-arts, music
Instructions:
  • Answer 29 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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1. Multiple voices each with an independent melody (pop music - backup singers)






2. Multiple voices - one leading - others form background accompaniment (barer shop)






3. Multiple voices performing same melodic line with slight variations (blue grass - Asian - no harmony)






4. Instruments that you hit or strike - kettledrums - bells - triangles - cymbals - xylophone






5. Main family that makes up the orchestra - violins - violas - cellos - and basses






6. Commoners passed down orally






7. Folk - jazz - blues - classical






8. How high or low a note is






9. The way notes are separated or blended together within a rhythm Staccato - distinct and separated Legato - flowing






10. 1.A series of eight notes occupying the interval between two notes - one having twice or half the frequency of vibration of the other - Western 12 Arab 17 Indian 22






11. Distinct american style - originated in the South - started by African Americans - prominent meter - improvisational (performance add their own made up parts; riffs) - Scott Joplin - Louis Armstrong - Duke Ellington






12. Asian and Middle eastern music small intervals






13. Speed or pace of a piece's rhythm Largo - very slow (Key Largo - FL) Allegro - fast Presto - very fast (magician - fast trick)






14. Softness or loudness of a sound in terms of volume piano - means soft forte - means loud






15. Mozart - Beethoven






16. One voice or everyone singing the same melody (Christmas music)






17. The repetitive timing or 'beat' of music (tapping foot)






18. Overall sound quality






19. Modern american came from spiritual - country western and rock derive from the blues






20. The way sounds of different pitches are arranged - when arranged outside the accepted rules of order - dissonance is produced






21. Combination of at least 3 different pitches






22. Duration for which a note or rest is hels (time value)






23. Made of brass blowing into the instrument - lips vibrating - trumpet - trombone - horns - tubas - use your breath to make sounds






24. Unique sound produced by a specific instrument or voice






25. How a piece of music is arranged sonate - Beethoven fugue - melodic lines






26. Piano - pipe organs - harpischords






27. Blowing into the instrument to make air move - clarinet & obooe use a reed - flute (oldest wind instrument) - blowing air over a hole; makes different notes by opening and closing holes that run along the body - trumpet and trombone






28. Sounds of different pitches; arranged sequentially






29. Grouping of beats - comprised of both stressed and unstressed beats