Flashcards in General Knowledge Deck (28)
What does form or structure describe?
The order of the sections/how the piece is ordered
What is the repeated bass line called that "Music for a While" is formed/structured around?
What is the structure of "Killer Queen"?
What does texture describe?
The layers within the music
What is the texture of "Music for a While"?
Melody and accompaniment
What does tempo describe?
What Italian term can be used to describe tempo of "Music for a While"?
What Italian term can be used to describe the tempo of "Killer Queen"?
What does tonality describe?
If a piece is in a major or minor key
What is the main key of "Music for a While"?
What does a time signature tell you?
The number of beats in a bar and the type of note value you are counting in
What is the time signature of "Music for a While"?
What is time signature of "Killer Queen"?
What is the metre of a piece of music?
It describes the time signature, eg if it is simple, compound, duple, triple or quadruple etc
How is a melody described where notes are next to each other?
What is a chord?
2 or more notes played at the same time
What is dissonance?
Clashing of notes
What do dynamics describe?
Volume of the music
What does pitch describe?
If a note is high or low
What rhythmic device includes 3 notes in the space of 2?
What notes are in the chord of C?
C E G
What is scale that moves by semitones?
How many notes in octave?
What does range describe?
The distance between the lowest & highest notes you can sing/play
What type of voice sings in "Music for a While"?
Which 2 instruments play in "Music for a While"?
Harpsichord and bass viol
How does Killer Queen start?
With finger clicks