Lesson 3: The Language of Music: Basic Elements & Forms
One would expect music marked Presto or Vivace to have a ____ tempo.
Binary and ternary forms rely on _______ for their structure.
Repetition and contrast
Playing one note louder than the others around it is called ...
If 3 or more notes played together form a chord, whAt do 2 notes make?
The number of beats grouped in each measure determines the...
A B A IS TYPICAL OF WHAT FORM?
Which of the following forms has a soloist accompanied by an orchestra?
A musical cadence is...
The flow of melody and harmony that anticipates the end of a musical phrase or composition.
Operas and cantata are choral works of based on religious themes.
whAt is the smallest interval in Western European music?
The musical texture of a musical ensemble...
Is based on the number of I instruments and how each plays in relation to others.
Moving from one key area to another is called...
Tonal music requires...
One note to be more stable than any other
The speed of the musical beat is called...
In a A A B A song form, the B is often called the...
Melody is a logical series of notes that express a musical thought.
The sound quality of a pitch by an instrument or a voice is described as...
The Young Persons Guide to the orchestra by Benjamin Britten uses two different forms. What are they?
Theme and variations and fugue
What does a dot above or below a note mean?
ADSR is used to describe the_____ of a note.
Large works have sections each with its own structure. These sections are called...
How many different notes are in a chromatic scale?
An interval is...
The distance between two notes
Roman numerals are used to describe...
Chord in a key
Placing a sharp in front of a note movesa pitch...
One half step higher