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Subjects : performing-arts, music
Instructions:
  • Answer 23 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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1. Two mucous membranes stretched across the larynx. They vibrate to produce sound.






2. The position of a persons body when sitting or standing. It effetcs vochal production.






3. Singing voice. It is also commonly used to mean a higher pitch with a lighter timbre.






4. The confidence of knowing what your singing is correct.






5. The pronunction and clarity of text while singing.






6. A system of syllables (do re mi fa so la ti do) used to teach intervals between pitches.






7. A dagger shaped bone in the middle of the chest. Singers often talk about raising the sternum to have good posture while singing.






8. Extremely rythmic 50's and 60's concentrated






9. Lower note brought to the right note used in country music a lot.






10. Speaking voice. It is also commonly used to mean a lower pitch with heavier timbre.






11. Very individualistic and conversational. Shows a lot of personality.






12. A symbol indicating that a section should be performed again.






13. Creating a soft whispy sound while singing adding flavor as long as you don't disrupt the mix voice.






14. The hard palate acts as a resonating surface for the voice






15. Staying close to original text and good connection in notes and uses vibrato almost on every note.






16. Greater range with a more intense chest voice.






17. Lengthy runs - trills - and licks. Slower music related to concentrated on soul and deep meaning.






18. Bend of a note in the middle of singing that moves stretches a pitch to another notes then going back to the original note.






19. Southern dialect and also with slides and short quick trills.






20. It acts as a valve between the nasal cavity and the mouth. a lifted soft palate in singing closes off the nasal cavity and creates proper singing resonance






21. Bending vowels as we do in speech.






22. A few more breathy tone and dramatic expierence while singing






23. An articulation mark that allows a note or chord to be held longer than the notes printed value.