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1

Measure of high and low

Pitch

2

Measure of loud and soft

Dynamic

3

How long the sound lasts

Duration

4

Quality of sound

Timbre

5

Music is written on a

Staff

6

____ must be present in order to tell where the notes are

Clef

7

Mezzo means medium

True

8

Piano means

Soft

9

Forte means

Loud

10

Decrescendo and diminuendo mean the same thing

True

11

Two clefs

Bass
Treble

12

Treble clef is identified by which letter

G

13

Bass clef is identified by which letter

F

14

Mr. Whitt plays what instrument

French horn

15

Name of the piece of wood that is placed on a woodwind instrument to cause it to vibrate

Reed

16

Only brass instrument that
Doesn't have valves

Trombone

17

Instruments are grouped according to how they

Vibrate

18

Produce sound through air

Aerophones

19

Solid instruments that produce sound by being struck, scraped, or shaken

Idiophones

20

Produce sound by striking or rubbing
A skin or membrane

Membranophones

21

Create sounds by striking, running, plucking a string

Chordophones

22

Top number of a time signature

How many beats per measure

23

Bottom number of a time signature

Which note gets the beat

24

Three types of musical textures

Monophonic
Polyphonic
Homophonic

25

Highest male voice

Tenor

26

Four main voice parts

Soprano
Tenor
Bass
Alto

27

Musical texture that involves one musical line

Monophonic

28

Musical texture that has a musical line with chordal accompaniment

Homophonic

29

Musical texture that has many musical lines occurring at the same time

Polyphonic

30

Lowest female voice part

Alto

31

Largo

Very slow

32

Adagio

Slow

33

Andante

Walking tempo

34

Moderato

Moderate

35

Allegro

Fast

36

Relationship of the instrument size to pitch

The bigger the instrument, the lower the pitch. The smaller the instrument, the higher the pitch

37

Four elements of musical tone

Pitch
Duration
Dynamic
Timbre