A principle of form that is based on repeated alterations of a given melody (but still recognizable) is called: variation
Which form features a statement of an idea, a contrasting idea, then a repetition of the first idea? ternary
A ___________can serve as the building block in the construction of a musical work. theme
A fragment of a theme that forms a melodic-rhythmic unit is called a: motive
A performance practice based on the concept of a singing leader imitated by a chorus of followers is called: call and response
Independent parts of a large-scale work (a symphony, for example) are called: movements
A short, repeated musical pattern used as a structural device in music is known as a(n): ostinato
The two most basic elements of form are repetition and contrast. true
Even when a performer improvises, the basic elements of repetition, contrast, and variation can be heard. true