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its not so much the amount of air you let out but how slowly you let out the air

vocal chords

1

uses a wider range of pitch than a speaker does

singer

2

highest tone

tenor

3

mid-tone

baritone

4

lowest tone

bass

5

sings the high note

Soprano

6

sings the middle note

Mezzo-Soprano

7

sings the lowest note

Contralto

8

What does the style of singing depend on?

there culture or way of life

9

btwn the highest note and the lowest note a person can sing

Range

10

- Designed for a group
- most of it is related to the Church

Choral (Chorus)

11

- large forms of music
- accompanied by an orchestra

Oratorio

12

- smaller form of Music
- like an oratorio but shorter

Cantata

13

- usually tragic
- accompanied by an orchestra

Opera

14

What makes Opera different Oratorio and Cantata?

- theatrical form of music
- employs scenery, costumes, acting, and lighting

15

Composers of Opera:

- Puccini
- Verdi
- Bizet
- Wagner

16

single song for solo singers

Aria

17

What was prbly the 1st musical instrument?

Rede
or
Drum

18

Inventors of instruments:

- Apollo
- Pan
- Orphius