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CSET Domain 2 Performing Arts Music

Subjects : cset, performing-arts, music
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1. 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

2. 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

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

4. 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

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

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

7. String - woodwind - brass - and percussion

8. 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

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

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

11. Octaves of 12 notes - also came in the 12th century

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

13. Produce low - rich sounds - large in size

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

15. The faster the ________ - the higher the pitch

16. 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

17. 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

18. 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

19. Music played by 1-20 performers


21. Produce sound through breath as the vibrations from the players' lips buzz against a metal - cup - shaped mouthpiece

22. A work - usually identified by a number


24. 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

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

26. 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 -

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

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. The slower the vibration - the _____ the pitch

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

31. 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

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

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

34. 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

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

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

37. 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

38. 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)


40. A type of German song

41. Haydn - Mozart - and Beethoven

42. 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

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

44. 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

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

46. Make higher - pitched sounds - small in size

47. (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

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

49. Several notes sounded together

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