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Middle School Orchestra

Subjects : performing-arts, music
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. Medium soft






2. Rate of speed or pace of music






3. Gradually getting louder






4. Plucked






5. Notes that are altered with sharps - flats and naturals






6. The notes of a chord played in succession to one another - rather than simultaneously; a broken chord






7. Short lines which are added to extend the range of the staff when the notes are too low or too high to be written on the staff






8. Moderately slow






9. The end






10. A musical notation that makes a note sharp or flat or natural although that is not part of the key signature






11. A series of staccato notes played while the bow moves in one direction






12. Fast and lively






13. Distance from any key to the very next key up or down - black or white - with no key between; the smallest distance between to notes






14. Smooth - connected






15. Plucked






16. Short lines which are added to extend the range of the staff when the notes are too low or too high to be written on the staff






17. Fast and lively






18. A combination of three or more notes that blend harmoniously when sounded together






19. Very soft






20. Repeat the previous section of music. Go back to the nearest repeat sign - or to the beginning of the piece if there is none.






21. 4/4 meter - denoted C






22. To lift the bow and return it to it's starting point






23. A five note scale






24. Very very soft






25. Very soft






26. Curved line that connects notes of different pitches - play all notes that are connected in one bow






27. Smooth - connected






28. 4/4 meter - denoted C






29. Two half steps






30. With the bow






31. Moderate - neither fast nor slow






32. Return to the beginning - play to the end






33. Medium loud






34. Gradually get softer






35. The notes of a chord played in succession to one another - rather than simultaneously; a broken chord






36. With the bow






37. Gradually getting softer






38. Play through the first ending to the repeat sign then go back to the beginning and skip the first ending and play the second ending






39. Detached






40. Very - very loud (fff)






41. The end






42. The flats and sharps at the beginning of each staff line indicating the key of music the piece is to be played






43. The location where music is written - includes five lines and four spaces.






44. Medium soft






45. Detached






46. Rate of speed or pace of music






47. A series of staccato notes played while the bow moves in one direction






48. Gradually getting slower






49. Gradually getting softer






50. Soft