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CSET Domain 2 Performing Arts Music

Subjects : cset, performing-arts, music
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. 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






2. 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






3. 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






4. Refers to the unique sound and style of a composer - culture - country - or period in history - Compositions created around the same time period often have similar styles based upon the historical influences from that era






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






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






7. 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






8. A type of German song






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






10. Puccini (Italian) and his operas Madama Butterfly and La Boh






11. An instrumental ensemble composed of strings - woodwinds - brass - and percussion






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






13. 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






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






15. 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






16. Produce low - rich sounds - large in size






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






18. (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






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






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






21. Reading and writing music - For example - using memorization to understand time signatures would not produce the same benefits as if the students participated in playing or singing






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






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






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






25. 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






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






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






28. 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






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






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






31. Dynamics - Harmony - Pitch - Rhythm - Tempo - Tone - Timbre






32. The pace of the beat - The speed at which a composer desires his musical composition to be performed - Measured by the number of beats per minute - The faster the _____ - the more beats per minute






33. An ancient harp






34. The succession of notes arranged in an ascending order - 7 of the 12 pitches (tones) that create an octave in western music are named after the first 7 letters of the alphabet: A - B - C - D - E - F - and G - This sequence repeats itself over and ove






35. The reed is used on the...






36. ABABA






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






38. These curvy - wooden - shaped bodies are the largest family of the orchestra - Strings stretch over the body and neck of the instrument and attach to small ornamental heads where they are tuned by turning pegs






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






40. 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






41. A major orchestral piece with solo voices and chorus






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






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






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






45. 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 -






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






47. The organization of sound in time






48. A large section of a lengthy composition






49. Several notes sounded together






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