Elementary Music Instruction Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which notes are shown in the example?

Question 2 2.

This symbol can signify:

I. Low-pitched notes

II. High-pitched notes

III. Space notes A, C, E, G

IV. Line notes E, G, B, D, F

Question 3 3. Which of the following are the lines of the bass clef staff?

Question 4 4.

This symbol signifies:

I. Low-pitched notes

II. High-pitched notes

III. Space notes A, C, E, G

IV. Line notes E, G, B, D, F

Question 5 5. The four instrument families that make up the orchestra use which types of vibration to make sound?

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Question 6 6. Instruments that are _____ make high-pitched sounds and instruments that are _____ make low-pitched sounds.

Question 7 7. In a time signature, what does the bottom number mean?

Question 8 8. What is meter and how is it expressed in written music?

Question 9 9. What information does the clef convey to the performer?

Question 10 10. Which one of these statements is false?

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Question 11 11. What does enharmonic mean?

Question 12 12. In this excerpt, how many notes are flat?

Question 13 13. Barbershop quartets use _____.

Question 14 14. What does this image represent?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is a major domain of music instruction?

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Question 16 16. What is the best way to keep students engaged in an elementary music class?

Question 17 17. _____ harmonies bring dramatic tension and release to music.

Question 18 18. Dissonance refers to which of the following?

Question 19 19. When used as background for a lesson, the right music will _____.

Question 20 20. Music is a combination of four elements: rhythm, rhyme, lyrics, and _____.

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Question 21 21. Which notes are shown in the example?

Question 22 22. Which notes are shown in the example?

Question 23 23. To which family does the saxophone belong?

Question 24 24. Of the following statements about rhythm and meter, which one is NOT true?

Question 25 25. What was the name of the Italian monk who designed the ancestor to our modern notation system?

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Question 26 26. Why is the natural sign used?

Question 27 27. Pachelbel's Canon can be described as _____.

Question 28 28. What is backwards design?

Question 29 29. Melody can include both conjunct and disjunct movement. Which of the following analogies BEST describes disjunct motion?

Question 30 30. When music is used for information mapping, that means that the music will _____.

Elementary Music Instruction Chapter Exam Instructions

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