melody a succession of single tones or pitches perceived as a unit is called
cadence the resting place at the end of a phrase is called a
rhythm the element of music that organizes movement in time is
measures meter is marked off in groupings known as
syncopation the deliberate shifting of the accent to a weak beat or an offbeat
octave an interval spanning 8 notes is called an
C-sharp or D-flat on the piano, the black key between the white keys C and D is called
tonic tonality means that we hear a piece of music in relation to a central tone, called the
modulation the process of passing from one key to another is known as
monophonic a texture featuring a single, unaccompanied line is called
polyphony the texture that combines 2 or more simultaneous melodic lines is called
canon a composition with strict imitation throughout is called a
repetition and contrast the basic structural concepts in the element of form are:
A-B-A ternary form is represented by the pattern
sequence the restatement of a musical idea at a higher or lower pitch is called a
rock, the blues, jazz (all of the above) Ostinato, or the repetitive use of short melodic, rhythmic, or harmonic pattern, is common in
adiago which marking is appropriate for a slow tempo
getting faster the term accelerando indicates that the tempo is
words and music that repeat in a poem the term refrain refers to
syllabic the setting of one note per syllable is called
color of a tone the term timbre refers to the
chordophones instruments that produce sound from a vibrating string are called
by shaking, scraping, or striking the instrument itself how do performers cause idiophones to produce sound?
without any accompaniment the term “a cappella” refers to choral music performed
neumatic a setting of Gregorian chant with 2 to 4 notes per syllable might be considered
Hildegard of Bingen Which of the following women was a religious leader and a prominent figure in literature and music
music notation polyphony required the development of
Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris the first major center of polyphony
Machaut the outstanding composer-poet of the Ars nova was
word-painting the expressive device that Renaissance composers use to pictorialize words musically is called
the madrigal which of the following was the most important secular genre of the 16th century
Italy where was the madrigal first developed
madrigal the vivid depiction of a text through music, known as word-painting is a hallmark of the
books to become available to the middle class (or all of the above) the invention of the printing press allowed
Latin what was the primary language of the Mass
the Counter-Reformation after the Protestant Reformation of the early 16th century, the Roman Catholic Church responded with a movement to recapture the loyalty of its people, this was known as
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina which composer responded to the reforms of the Council of Trent in an exemplary fashion?
the shawm which of the following would be considered an appropriate outdoor instrument?
a polyphonic chanson composed in Ars nova style Ma fin est mon commencement by Machuat was significant because it was __________
monophonic plainchant Alleluia, O virga mediatrix by Bingen is an example of _________
the madrigal was the most important secular genre of the era Il bianco e dolce cigno by Arcadelt is significant because ______________