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Techniques for Performing & Rehearsing Music Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. For most people, their chest voice describes the singing voice most similar to what?

Question 2 2. A soprano is a singer with what?

Question 3 3. If a singer is within a register that is the most comfortable for them, they are within the _____.

Question 4 4. What do we call the full spectrum of notes that a singer is able to produce?

Question 5 5. Why are certain notes known as tendency tones?

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Question 6 6. Voice leading refers to what?

Question 7 7. Which tone is the leading tone?

Question 8 8. The voice leading error of voice crossing occurs when _____.

Question 9 9. Along with the soprano, the bass is a(n) _____ voice.

Question 10 10. Which of these is the only relationship that does NOT generally have to be kept within an octave, according to the rules of four-part writing?

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Question 11 11. If the notes in the bass line are relatively high, then the other three voices must become _____.

Question 12 12. The most comfortable range for the bass voice is generally seen as being represented through _____.

Question 13 13. Do all tenors have exactly the same singing range?

Question 14 14. Choral music written for male and female voices is usually written for four voice parts: two female parts and two male parts. What are those four voice parts?

Question 15 15. Which tenor subcategory is often used for heroic roles, especially in operas by Richard Wagner?

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Question 16 16. Which selection lists adult male voices in order from LOWEST range to HIGHEST range?

Question 17 17. What is a simple visual cue to help you distinguish the alto line from the soprano line in piano music?

Question 18 18. Which other voice pairs with the alto to form the inner voices?

Question 19 19. Which of these places the four voices in correct order (from highest to lowest)?

Question 20 20. In choral music, the alto range is generally sung by _____.

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Question 21 21. In music, range means _____ .

Question 22 22. Which of the following is a type of operatic soprano?

Question 23 23. What does the term 'soprano' mean?

Question 24 24. Which female voice type has the lowest vocal range?

Question 25 25. Pitch-matching most directly involves what?

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Question 26 26. What is another term for audiation?

Question 27 27. Which of these is a vocalist NOT necessarily refining when sight-singing?

Question 28 28. Sight-singing may help improve aural skills. What are these?

Question 29 29. You have likely moved from your chest voice to your head voice when what happens?

Question 30 30. Which sort of relationship creates a direct or hidden interval that should be avoided?

Techniques for Performing & Rehearsing Music Chapter Exam Instructions

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