Music Flashcards

music appreciation chapter 9

soprano, alto, tenor, bass Which of the following shows the correct order of vocal ranges from highest to lowest?
aerophones Flutes, whistles, and bagpipes fall into what instrument classification?
false Instrumentalists seek to avoid the use of vibrato in their playing.
instrument A mechanism that generates musical vibrations and launches them into the air is called a(n):
tenor, baritone, bass what are the three male voice tones
timbre, instruments A quality of sound besides pitch, duration, and volume is -, which accounts for the different sound quality of musical -.
true A specific area within an instrument’s range is known as its register.
soprano, mezzo soprano, alto what are the three female voice ranges
idiophone What is the classification of an instrument that makes sound from the substance itself?
false A cymbal is considered a membranophone.
true Steel drums are considered idiophones.
harp Which of the following is an example of a chordophone?
flute, bagpipe, whistle what are three instrument examples of the aerophone
guitar, violin what are two instrument examples of chordophone
tabla what is an instrument example of membranophone
mbira what is an instrument example of idiophone
membranophone What is the classification of an instrument that makes sound from a tightly stretched membrane?
chordophone What is the classification of an instrument that makes sound from a vibrating string?
true A guitar is considered a chordophone.

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