Music Flashcards

MUSIC 4: Chapter 5

the interweaving of melody and harmony produces __ in music texture
a single line texture is known as monophony
a texture in which a melody is combined with a second melody is called polyphonic
which of the following textures is based on counterpoint polyphony
a texture in which all voices move together in the same rhythm is called homorhythmic
one person singing happy birthday with simple chords accompanying the melody produces a(n) __ texture homophonic
a round is based on the principle of __ where each voice enters in succession with the same melody imitation
a work that is comprised of a strictly imitative musical texture is called a canon
the best description of a melodic idea that is presented in one voice, then restated in another is: imitation
A melody, whether sung or performed on an instrument, is often referred to as a(n): voice
The best way to describe the texture of a round is: polyphonic
Polyphonic texture is the most familiar texture to today’s listener. false
Monophonic texture is the simplest musical texture. true
Listening to a polyphonic texture requires more experienced listening. true
In a homophonic texture the harmony is heard as secondary to the melody. true

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