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CSET Visual Arts

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1. High - indicates when arm is raised over the head in dance

2. A villain who the hero is pited against

3. Lines that suggest stability and repose

4. The way that opposites (dark vs light - black vs white) are portrayed within an artwork

5. The pattern of long and short sounds/beats in combinations of stressed and unstressed beats

6. Instruments sounded by striking - like the cymbals - drums - triangle - wood block - xylophone - snare drum - bongo - timpani - piano - chimes - bells - marimba - tambourine

7. Where and when actor will move on stage

8. Colors opposite each other in the color wheel - like red - green - purple and yellow


10. Sculpted pfigures projecting from a background

11. German song

12. Children express emotions through movement - learn improv to respond to music or oral prompts

13. The pronounciation of words and the way that they are spoken

14. Lines that suggest agitation

15. Dances developed in the U.S.

16. Mastering dance vocabulary - movement awareness - and appreciation for unique ways of moving

17. Plays that end happily

18. Every Good Boy Does Fine

19. Fast tempo

20. Silent depiction of a static scene - often the reproduction of a painting or other pictures

21. The brightness of the color - its vividness

22. Music based on a short theme known as a subject. The opening part of this music is announced by one voice and then a second voice restates the subject in a different scale

23. Low arm position in dance

24. The idea of transforming a three - dimensional image onto a two - dimensional surface

25. Medieval plays that focused on religion - like the sacrifice of Christ

26. The leg that is delinating movement

27. Christian hymns sang by the black slaves

28. A small predecessor of the piano

29. A very fast tempo

30. Combination of tone that creates a quality of relaxation

31. Raising leg to straightened position with foot very high above ground

32. A group of lines and spaces that music is written on; it has five lines and four spaces and they each correspond to a specific note or musical tone

33. Lines that suggest strength in art

34. When an artist chooses to emphasize one artistic element over aonother

35. When the first section of a song is repeated like AABA

36. The principal melodic motif or phrase - especially in a fugue

37. Vertical lines used on the staff to group beats

38. The ability to get into the air and remain there long enough to perform various movements

39. Type of stage named after aan arch that frames the actors as you look at the stage - most auditoriums have this kind of stage - the audience is looking directly at the performers

40. Became popular in Argentina and spread to North America and Europe

41. The degree of lightness or darkness with the color

42. A person who acquires necessary funds and acts as administer of the production. A person who finds a play that they will be interested in - producer at school plays is usually a teacher

43. no stage at all - like classroom or playground

44. A work made for one or two instruments

45. The point where receding parallel lines converge

46. The shape - structure or organization of a piece - like unity and repetition

47. The speed of the beats and how fast they come one after another

48. The point in the production of a play that the actors no longer need to reharse with the script because they learned their lines

49. Person who runs performance from backstage and supervises other crew members - including set designers - makeup artists - costumers - lighting crew - sound crew - and prop supervisor

50. Plays that focused on the right vs. wrong scenario that featured an Everyman