Flashcards in Final exam Deck (100)
The 4 main properties of musical sounds are pitch, dynamics, tone color, and ____________.
What is the highness or lowness of a sound?
The ________ of a sound is decided by the frequency of its vibrations.
In general, the smaller the vibrating element, the __________ its pitch.
What is the distance in pitch between two tones?
Dynamics in music refers to degrees of ___________ and _____________.
Loudness and softness
A gradual increase in loudness is called______________
Timbre is a synonym with ___________
Syphonic bands differ from symphonic orchestras in that they do not contain a _____________
A thin piece of cane, used singly or in paris by woodwind players, is called a ___________.
Which of the following is not a brass instrument?
What do the vibrations of brass instruments come from?
The musicians lips
The ____________ are the only orchestral drums of definite pitch.
The ____________ is a regular, recurrent pulsation that divides music into equal units of time.
The element of music defined as the ordered flow of music through time, or more specifically, the particular arrangement of note lengths in a piece of music, is ___________.
The organization of beats into regular groups is called________.
The first, or stressed, beat of a measure is known as the _____________.
In musical notation, pitches are written on a set of five horizontal lines called a _______________.
A series of single notes which add up to a recognizable whole is called a ____________.
A melodic phrase ending that sets up exceptions for continuation in known as ____________.
A combination of three or more tones sounded at once is _____________.
Tonality is another term for ___________.
The texture of a single melodic line without accompaniment is______________.
When two or more melodic lines of equal interest are performed simultaneously, the texture is ____________.
______________ texture consists of one main melody accompanied by chords.
Three part form can be represented as
statement, contrast ,return
All answers are correct
All answers are correct
The Renaissance, as a stylistic period in western music encompassed the years________ to _________.
The baroque period in western music is usually given as __________ to ___________.
Classicism, as a stylistic period in western music, encompassed the years __________ to __________.