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1

The 4 main properties of musical sounds are pitch, dynamics, tone color, and ____________.

Duration

2

What is the highness or lowness of a sound?

Pitch

3

The ________ of a sound is decided by the frequency of its vibrations.

Pitch

4

In general, the smaller the vibrating element, the __________ its pitch.

Higher

5

What is the distance in pitch between two tones?

An interval

6

Dynamics in music refers to degrees of ___________ and _____________.

Loudness and softness

7

A gradual increase in loudness is called______________

Cresendo

8

Timbre is a synonym with ___________

tone color

9

Syphonic bands differ from symphonic orchestras in that they do not contain a _____________

String section

10

A thin piece of cane, used singly or in paris by woodwind players, is called a ___________.

Reed

11

Which of the following is not a brass instrument?
Cornet
French horn
Euphonium
English horn

English horn

12

What do the vibrations of brass instruments come from?

The musicians lips

13

The ____________ are the only orchestral drums of definite pitch.

Timpani

14

The ____________ is a regular, recurrent pulsation that divides music into equal units of time.

Syncopation

15

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 ___________.

Rhythm

16

The organization of beats into regular groups is called________.

Meter

17

The first, or stressed, beat of a measure is known as the _____________.

Down beat

18

In musical notation, pitches are written on a set of five horizontal lines called a _______________.

Staff

19

A series of single notes which add up to a recognizable whole is called a ____________.

Melody

20

A melodic phrase ending that sets up exceptions for continuation in known as ____________.

Incomplete cadence

21

A combination of three or more tones sounded at once is _____________.

a chord

22

Tonality is another term for ___________.

Key

23

The texture of a single melodic line without accompaniment is______________.

Monophonic

24

When two or more melodic lines of equal interest are performed simultaneously, the texture is ____________.

Polyphonic

25

______________ texture consists of one main melody accompanied by chords.

Homophonic

26

Three part form can be represented as
ABA
ABA'
statement, contrast ,return
All answers are correct

All answers are correct

27

The Renaissance, as a stylistic period in western music encompassed the years________ to _________.

1450-1600

28

The baroque period in western music is usually given as __________ to ___________.

1600-1750

29

Classicism, as a stylistic period in western music, encompassed the years __________ to __________.

1750-1820

30

Romantisicism, as a stylistic period in western music, encompassed the years of __________ to __________.

1820-1900