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Elements of Music Overview Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The song Ring of Fire by Johnny Cash features two trumpet players playing the same rhythms but different pitches. What is this an example of, and why?

Question 2 2. Pachelbel's Canon can be described as _____.

Question 3 3. What instrument was crucial to Classical and Romantic music?

Question 4 4. Which of the following BEST describes the shifts in motivation for different musical forms?

Question 5 5. In general, what are the primary associations with major and minor keys?

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Question 6 6. What is tonality?

Question 7 7. Notes are named relative to their duration of a _____.

Question 8 8. In order, the notes shown are _____.

Question 9 9. What is the correct form analysis for this excerpt?

Question 10 10. How can you determine the form of a piece of music?

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Question 11 11. This image shows an example of:

Question 12 12. When added to a note, a dot:

Question 13 13. How do gigues and tarantellas differ?

Question 14 14. Which 3/4 time musical form began as a dance but was also used as a third movement in symphonies?

Question 15 15. This symbol represents:

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Question 16 16. This example shows:

Question 17 17. Which of the following pairs are opposite tempos of each other?

Question 18 18. Which of the following reflect the SLOWEST tempo (in beats per minute)?

Question 19 19. _____ harmonies bring dramatic tension and release to music.

Question 20 20. The image shows:

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Question 21 21. What is the correct form analysis for the following musical excerpt?

Question 22 22. How do the antecedent and consequent work?

Question 23 23. Identify the correct order of movements in a symphony.

Question 24 24. Which part of a Sonata is used for composer experimentation?

Question 25 25. Instruments that are _____ make high-pitched sounds and instruments that are _____ make low-pitched sounds.

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Question 26 26. What is a 'reed?'

Question 27 27. This excerpt shows that the music:

Question 28 28. This excerpt indicates that the music is:

Question 29 29. Gregorian chant was most often sung in _____.

Question 30 30. Which was NOT a style of music from the Baroque Period?

Elements of Music Overview Chapter Exam Instructions

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