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Musical Terms and Symbols Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1.

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 2 2. What does enharmonic mean?

Question 3 3. Which notes are shown in the example?

Question 4 4. Timbre describes:

Question 5 5. In order, the symbols shown are:

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Question 6 6. Which was the earliest family in the orchestra?

Question 7 7. Which notes are shown in the example?

Question 8 8. Which of the following are the notes on the lines of the treble clef staff?

Question 9 9. When notes step from one note to the next, the melody is described as:

Question 10 10. In music, frequency is a measurement of:

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Question 11 11. Dynamics refers to the use of volume to depict emotion and drama in music compositions. Which of the following indicates the correct order of increasing dynamics?

Question 12 12. In general, what are the primary associations with major and minor keys?

Question 13 13. What is tonality?

Question 14 14. This excerpt shows that the music:

Question 15 15.

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

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Question 16 16. Barbershop quartets use _____.

Question 17 17. In music, what is a scale?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of harmony?

Question 19 19. Dissonance refers to which of the following?

Question 20 20. Which notes are shown in the example?

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Question 21 21. Gregorian chant was most often sung in _____.

Question 22 22. Instruments that are _____ make high-pitched sounds and instruments that are _____ make low-pitched sounds.

Question 23 23. In this excerpt, how many notes are flat?

Question 24 24. The image shows:

Question 25 25. Overtones are:

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Question 26 26. Which notes are shown in the example?

Question 27 27. Why is the natural sign used?

Question 28 28. _____ harmonies bring dramatic tension and release to music.

Question 29 29. To which family does the saxophone belong?

Question 30 30. Based on the title, how would one expect Mozart's 36th Symphony in C Major to sound? Why?

Musical Terms and Symbols Chapter Exam Instructions

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