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CSET Domain 2 Performing Arts Music 2

Subjects : cset, performing-arts, music
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1. Combination of at least 3 different pitches

2. Instruments that you hit or strike - kettledrums - bells - triangles - cymbals - xylophone

3. Multiple voices each with an independent melody (pop music - backup singers)

4. 1.A series of eight notes occupying the interval between two notes - one having twice or half the frequency of vibration of the other - Western 12 Arab 17 Indian 22

5. Duration for which a note or rest is hels (time value)

6. Blowing into the instrument to make air move - clarinet & obooe use a reed - flute (oldest wind instrument) - blowing air over a hole; makes different notes by opening and closing holes that run along the body - trumpet and trombone

7. The repetitive timing or 'beat' of music (tapping foot)

8. Multiple voices performing same melodic line with slight variations (blue grass - Asian - no harmony)

9. Unique sound produced by a specific instrument or voice

10. Piano - pipe organs - harpischords

11. Main family that makes up the orchestra - violins - violas - cellos - and basses

12. How a piece of music is arranged sonate - Beethoven fugue - melodic lines

13. Overall sound quality

14. One voice or everyone singing the same melody (Christmas music)

15. Asian and Middle eastern music small intervals

16. Commoners passed down orally

17. Grouping of beats - comprised of both stressed and unstressed beats

18. Folk - jazz - blues - classical

19. Softness or loudness of a sound in terms of volume piano - means soft forte - means loud

20. Speed or pace of a piece's rhythm Largo - very slow (Key Largo - FL) Allegro - fast Presto - very fast (magician - fast trick)

21. The way sounds of different pitches are arranged - when arranged outside the accepted rules of order - dissonance is produced

22. Mozart - Beethoven

23. Distinct american style - originated in the South - started by African Americans - prominent meter - improvisational (performance add their own made up parts; riffs) - Scott Joplin - Louis Armstrong - Duke Ellington

24. Multiple voices - one leading - others form background accompaniment (barer shop)

25. Sounds of different pitches; arranged sequentially

26. Made of brass blowing into the instrument - lips vibrating - trumpet - trombone - horns - tubas - use your breath to make sounds

27. The way notes are separated or blended together within a rhythm Staccato - distinct and separated Legato - flowing

28. Modern american came from spiritual - country western and rock derive from the blues

29. How high or low a note is