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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. Composers Chopin - Liszt - Berlioz - Mendelssohn - and Schumann; style was expressive - melody prominent - and folk music was used to express cultural identity






2. The combination of tones that produces a quality of relaxation






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






4. ABABA






5. Produce low - rich sounds - large in size






6. The slower the vibration - the _____ the pitch






7. ABACA






8. String - woodwind - brass - and percussion






9. 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






10. Often associated with being part of a family - As in human families - the instruments are related to each other Instruments within a family are often manufactured from the same types of materials






11. 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






12. Based upon a short theme called a subject - The ____ subject contains both rhythmic and melodic motifs - The opening of the ____ is announced by one voice alone - A second voice then restates the subject - usually on a different scale - A third and t






13. ABACABA






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






15. 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






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






17. 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






18. If the tempo is fast - the mood of the music changes to reflect more...






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






20. Make higher - pitched sounds - small in size






21. 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






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






23. 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






24. 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






25. Traditionally made of wood - metal - plastic - or some combination thereof - These instruments consist of narrow pipes with an opening at the bottom end and a mouthpiece at the top (and holes throughout the pipe) - The smaller woodwinds play higher p






26. 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






27. 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 -






28. Even young children can experience elements of music through conducting speech chants - involving changes in tempo - dynamics - pitch - and so forth - Conducting fosters sensitivity to musical expression






29. An elaborate musical composition - many of which are between 20 and 45 minutes in length






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






31. A large section of a lengthy composition






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






33. 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)






34. Hearing a note and being able to reproduce it either vocally or with an instrument






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






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






37. String instruments are usually played with a bow - but they may also be plucked (________)






38. Violin - viola - cello - and double bass






39. 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






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






41. The faster the ________ - the higher the pitch






42. The organization of sound in time






43. Influence of blues (sorrowful black folk music) and jazz (roots in African rhythms and harmonies with modern instrumentation - improvisation - and syncopation) - Rock 'n' roll - R&B (rhythm and blues) - country - folk (cultural link - passed on by wo






44. 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






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






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






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






48. A major orchestral piece with solo voices and chorus






49. 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






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