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CSET Domain 2 Performing Arts Music

Subjects : cset, performing-arts, music
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1. Students should compare their listening and playing exercises - Students should be encouraged to verbalize their musical analysis






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






3. 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 -






4. Ttwo other string instruments that are not considered part of the string section of the orchestra; they are often plucked rather than bowed






5. A work - usually identified by a number






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






7. 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






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






9. String - woodwind - brass - and percussion






10. Vocal cords and musical instruments produce vibrations in the air; as the frequency of these vibrations change...






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. Use a single reed made of one piece of wood






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






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






15. 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






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






17. 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






18. Music played by 1-20 performers






19. 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






20. 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






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






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






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






24. 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






25. An ancient harp






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






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






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






29. (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






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






31. A major orchestral piece with solo voices and chorus






32. 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






33. The faster the ________ - the higher the pitch






34. 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






35. Rhythm is a steady pulse (___) - but it can also have different kinds of ____s (i.e. - some stronger or longer)






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






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






38. Whether the pitch of a particular note is played in tune - sharp (higher) - or flat (lower)






39. Orchestra gained in importance; increasing use of flutes and oboes; string and wind sections developed; by the 1800s - trombones were introduced; refinement of sonata (instrumental music with a soloist and standard structure for opening movement); de






40. Creating music






41. Violin - viola - cello - and double bass






42. 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






43. Produce low - rich sounds - large in size






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






46. The slower the vibration - the _____ the pitch






47. 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






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






49. 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






50. Several notes sounded together