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CSET Domain 2 Performing Arts Music 2

Subjects : cset, performing-arts, music
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1. Mozart - Beethoven

2. Combination of at least 3 different pitches

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

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

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

6. Folk - jazz - blues - classical

7. How high or low a note is

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

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

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

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

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

13. Piano - pipe organs - harpischords

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

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

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

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

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

19. Unique sound produced by a specific instrument or voice

20. 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

21. Asian and Middle eastern music small intervals

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

23. Multiple voices each with an independent melody (pop music - backup singers)

24. Overall sound quality

25. Sounds of different pitches; arranged sequentially

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

27. 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

28. Commoners passed down orally

29. 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