Music Flashcards

ch. 5 intro to music

Traditional music of the Far East is largely: monophonic
Most compositions use one type of texture exclusively. false
The texture that combines two or more simultaneous melodic lines is called: polyphony
A texture featuring a single, unaccompanied line is called: monophony
Homophonic describes a single-voiced texture without accompaniment. false
The predominant texture used in music up to about one thousand years ago was: monophonic
A single-voiced texture is called monophony. true
What term best describes Row, Row, Row Your Boat? round
A strict composition with imitation throughout is called: a canon
When two or more independent melodic lines are combined, the resulting texture is called: polyphony
A simple and familiar type of canon is called: a round
The art of combining two or more simultaneous melodic lines is called counterpoint. true
In a homorhythmic texture, the melody and harmony move with the same rhythm. true
The procedure in which a melodic idea is presented in one voice and then restated in another is called: imitation
A melody combined with an ornamented version of itself, often heard in jazz, produces a texture known as: heterophony
A texture in which a single voice takes over the melodic interest while the accompanying voices are subordinate is called: homophony
The element that describes the musical fabric, or the relationship of musical lines within a work, is called: texture
A heterophonic texture frequently occurs in music involving improvisation, such as jazz. true
The texture in which all the voices move in the same rhythm is called: homorhythm
The art of counterpoint is most closely associated with monophonic texture. false
Traditional music of the Middle and Far East is typically polyphonic. false

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