Music Flashcards

Music social experience chapter 1/2 review

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart lived during the Classical period.
Music scholars divide Western art music into _________ historical periods. six
Music is often categorized into three broad categories. They are world music, popular music, and Western art music.
A feature that unifies Baroque music is the use of basso continuo, which is continuous bass line.
The 19th-century British anthropologist who defined culture as a “complex whole” is Edward Tylor
The story of Tawa and the Spider Woman comes from the Hopi of the southwestern United States.
Music’s regenerative powers can be seen in the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice.
The six elements (or fundamentals) of music are melody, rhythm, harmony, timbre, texture, and form.
A conjunct melody moves by step.
Which of the following statements is NOT true? Music is a universal language.
Which of the following do melodies, in all cultures, have in common? All can be considered as distinctly ordered tones sounding through time.
What is the phrase structure of “Summertime”? ABAC
The reason you can tell the difference between your mother’s voice and your girlfriend’s voice, or the difference between a clarinet and a flute, is because of timbre
______________ is an essential element of the Balinese rhythmic system. Kotekan
Most hymns, folk tunes, and popular songs are homophonic.

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