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CSET Domain 2 Performing Arts Music

Subjects : cset, performing-arts, music
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1. Violin - viola - cello - and double bass

2. A major orchestral piece with solo voices and chorus

3. The organization of sound in time

4. A type of German song

5. 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

6. Typically - a multi - movement instrumental work for solo keyboard - or keyboard and another instrument - or small chamber ensemble

7. 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

8. 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)

9. Students should compare their listening and playing exercises - Students should be encouraged to verbalize their musical analysis

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

11. 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

12. Make higher - pitched sounds - small in size

13. A machine that helps musicians adjust rates of speed (tempi) for faster or slower beats


15. The Church dominated society for most of the era (900 years); sacred music was the most prevalent (liturgical) - Musical notation originally consisted of just the pitch of the notes; notated rhythm was added at the end of the 12th century

16. 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

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

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

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

20. (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

21. Creating music

22. Auditory skills - Translative skills - Creative skills - Performance skills - Singing - Playing instruments - Body movement - Conducting - Musical analysis

23. A rhythmic effect produced when the expected rhythmic pattern is deliberately upset

24. 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

25. The reed is used on the...

26. The structure of a song in which the first section of a simple ternary form is repeated

27. Usually consists of four movements that are intended to stir up a wide range of emotions through contrasts in tempo and mood

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

29. Rebellion; unique sounds; usage of technology; electronic; difficult to quantify; nationalism; folk idiom was prevalent (e.g. - in Liszt's Hungarian Rhapsody - Coplan's Appalachian Spring); widening gap between 'art' and popular music (Beatles) - Pol


31. 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

32. Symphonic poem (orchestral work that portrayed a story) and concert overture (e.g. - Rossini's William Tell). Emphasis was on the sonata and symphony - and included the introduction of dissonance to create emotion; featuring virtuoso performers

33. Some of the mouthpieces are made up of a thin piece of wood - called a...

34. 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

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. Music offers a valuable opportunity to build active listening skills - shape the cognitive and mental processes in children - enhance other subject areas - particularly visual art - form of therapy that offers a unique medium for self - expression

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

38. 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

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

40. A recurring group of notes - such as the four notes played at the beginning of (and restated throughout) Beethoven's Fifth Symphony

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

42. 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

43. 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

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

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

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

47. Music played by 1-20 performers

48. String - woodwind - brass - and percussion

49. 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

50. A large section of a lengthy composition