Voice Exchange: Definition & Examples

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Voice exchange is based on notes found in chords. What is a chord?

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1. Which type of musical form uses voice exchange developed during the medieval period?

2. _____ happens when the shift in the notes of the chord transfer at the same time between three voices, say a soprano, tenor and bass.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With these assessments, you can find out how much you know about voice exchange in music. Topics on the multiple-choice quiz include an explanation of a chord in music and a type of musical form that uses voice exchange developed in the medieval period.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The following areas of study will be covered on the quiz:

  • Something that happens when the shift in the notes of a chord simultaneously transfer between three voices
  • Vocal music style where two or more independent vocal lines are sung at the same time
  • Defining characteristic of voice exchange

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the style of vocal music where two or more independent vocal lines are sung simultaneously and a musical form of voice exchange that developed in the medieval period
  • Defining key concepts - make sure you can accurately define a chord in music
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the resulting shift in the notes of a chord that's transferred between three voices that are singing at the same time

Additional Learning

You can continue learning about vocal styles in the lesson entitled Voice Exchange: Definition & Examples. Here are some of the main areas you'll be exploring:

  • Definition of music theory
  • Vocal music in counterpoint
  • The root of a chord
  • Examples of the different kinds of voice exchange
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