Vocal Music Advanced Baseline



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  1. Vocal Music Advanced

  2. Baseline



  1. A perfect or minor interval that is made a half-step smaller

    1. Augmented Interval

    2. Diminished Interval

    3. Chromatic Interval

  2. An perfect or Major interval that is made a half step larger

    1. Augmented Interval

    2. Diminished Interval

    3. Chromatic Interval

  3. A scale that uses all 12 tones within an octave

    1. Chromatic Scale

    2. Major Scale

    3. Minor Scale

  4. Moving in half-steps

    1. Augmented

    2. Diminished

    3. Chromatic

  5. Produced when a combination of notes give the feeling of rest.

    1. Consonance

    2. Dissonance

    3. Diatonic

  6. A harmonious or satisfying arrangement of a piece.

    1. Balance

    2. Diatonic

    3. Augmented

  7. Within the whole and half tone system of major and minor scales

    1. Chromatic

    2. Diatonic

    3. Enharmonic

  8. A pattern of pitches arranged by whole steps and half steps

    1. Enharmonic

    2. Chromatic

    3. Scale

  9. A combination of two or more tones that create tension and must be "resolved" with standard chords (ones that are expected or pleasant to the ear)

    1. Consonance

    2. Dissonance

    3. Diatonic

  10. The first tone of a chord or scale.

    1. Octave

    2. Tonic

    3. Diatonic

  11. The distance from one pitch to the same letter name; 12 half steps or 8 notes apart

    1. Octave

    2. Tonic

    3. Diatonic







  12. A symbol (8va) that, placed above a pitch, directs that it be performed an octave higher than written.

    1. Articulation Marking

    2. Ottava Sign

    3. Tonic

  13. The combination or mixing of voices so that no single voice is distinguishable from the group sound

    1. blend

    2. trio

    3. Sextet

  14. The ability to direct the breathing mechanism to provide a well regulated supply of air to the vocal chords

    1. placement

    2. Breath control

    3. resonance

  15. A song that can be sung independently, but fits well when sung with another song, and creates pleasant harmony

    1. Nonet

    2. Trio

    3. Partner-Song

  16. The degree of clarity and distinctness of pronunciation and articulation in singing

    1. Diction

    2. Blend

    3. Tutti

  17. To create music spontaneously

    1. Improvise

    2. arrange

    3. compose

  18. Three performers, performing three different parts

    1. Nonet

    2. Trio

    3. Sextet

  19. A collection of music that the student has learned and is prepared to demonstrate

    1. Aria

    2. Ballad

    3. Repertoire

  20. The historical period in Western Europe from 1400 – 1600 known as a period of re-birth

    1. Medieval Period

    2. Renaissance Period

    3. Classical Period

  21. Musical period in Western history from 500 – 1400

    1. Medieval Period

    2. Renaissance Period

    3. Classical Period

  22. The historic period in music approximately between 1600 and 1750. The music of the this period tended to be highly ornamented and sometimes elaborate

    1. Classical Period

    2. Baroque Period

    3. Romantic Period

  23. The musical period in Western history beginning around 1750 and ending around 1820

    1. Classical Period

    2. Baroque Period

    3. Romantic Period

  24. The musical period in Western Music beginning in the 1900’s until today

    1. Classical Period

    2. Contemporary Period

    3. Romantic Period

  25. The historical period in Western Music from 1830 to 1920

    1. Classical Period

    2. Contemporary Period

    3. Romantic Period

  26. A note that receives a quarter beat of sound in 4/4 time

    1. Cut Time

    2. Sixteenth Note

    3. Sixteenth Rest

  27. A rest that receive a quarter beat of silence in 4/4 time

    1. Cut Time

    2. Sixteenth Note

    3. Sixteenth Rest

  28. An alternative way of identifying a time signature representing 2 beats in a measure where the half note receives the beat

    1. Cut Time

    2. Down Beat

    3. Anacrusis

  29. Beat one of a measure

    1. Anacrusis

    2. Down Beat

    3. Hemiola

  30. An upbeat or pickup

    1. Anacrusis

    2. Down Beat

    3. Hemiola

  31. The change of rhythmic feeling within a composition. The relationship usually is 3 to 2

    1. Anacrusis

    2. Down Beat

    3. Hemiola

  32. The musical style in which a pair of eighth notes is no longer performed evenly, but instead like a triplet.

    1. Swing

    2. Waltz

    3. Canon

  33. "Between beats" where the emphasis does not fall on the expected beat of 1, 2, 3, or 4, but between them. Characteristic of jazz and some rock music

    1. Cut time

    2. Hemiola

    3. Syncopation

  34. A dance in moderate ¾ time

    1. Swing

    2. Waltz

    3. Canon



  35. Three part form ABA

    1. Binary

    2. Ternary

    3. Canon

  36. The term used for the way the parts of a piece of music are assembled. (verse/refrain; ABA; Rondo; mass; symphony, etc.)

    1. Divisi

    2. Form

    3. Ternary

  37. When one group (or leader) "calls" and the other group "responds", usually by echoing what the first did it

    1. Call and Response

    2. Parallel Motion

    3. Contrary Motion

  38. The strictest form of musical imitation, where one part begins, and the other part begins later the exact same line (much like a ROUND)

    1. Binary

    2. Ternary

    3. Canon

  39. A form in music consisting of two parts

    1. Binary

    2. Ternary

    3. Canon

  40. Movement of two parts when the interval separating them remains the same

    1. Call and Response

    2. Contrary Motion

    3. Parallel Motion

  41. Two melodies of musical lines going in opposite directions

    1. Call and Response

    2. Contrary Motion

    3. Parallel Motion

  42. Directions to a performer typically through symbols and icons on a musical score that indicate characteristics of the attack, duration, and decay (or envelope) of a given note

    1. Hemiola

    2. Divisi

    3. Articulation Markings

  43. Indicates that a large group is divided into two smaller groups.

    1. Binary

    2. Divisi

    3. Ternary

  44. Changing a phrase or composition to a key other than the one in which the piece in which the piece is written

    1. transpose

    2. Texture

    3. Call and response

  45. The "thickness" of harmony (how many interwoven parts)

    1. Binary

    2. Ternary

    3. Texture







  46. A symbol that looks like an archer's bow (also called curved brackets) that are used to connect two or more different staves in a musical score into a system

    1. Articulation Marking

    2. Hemiola

    3. Brace

  47. An obbligato part, or second melody, that is above the main melody

    1. Call and response

    2. Divisi

    3. Descant

  48. The ability of a person to identify a musical sound by name without any previous pitch being sounded; also called perfect pitch

    1. Articulation

    2. Absolute Pitch

    3. Texture

  49. The character or quality of a sound that distinguishes one voice from another

    1. Timbre

    2. Descant

    3. Canon

  50. Unique qualities that characterize and identify the variety of types of music available (country, classical, jazz, rock, folk, gospel, bluegrass)

    1. Texture

    2. Style

    3. Canon










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