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Choral Classics

Which voices are in a SATB choir? Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass
Define the term a cappella Unaccompanied
What is an oratorio? A religious song
A famous oratorio is 'Messiah', by whom? Handel
Are the 'Great Choral Classics' generally for large, medium, or small ensembles? Large choirs
What is the female voice between alto and soprano called? Mezzo
What is the male voice between tenor and bass called? Baritone
Name the four types of male voice in a male only choir. Clue: TTBB Treble (boys singing with an unbroken voice), Tenor (men singing alto in falsetto voice),Baritone, Bass
Is a 'mass' religious? Yes
What is a requiem mass? A mass for the dead
How can a homophonic texture be created with a choir? All parts have the same rhythm and sing in harmony or unison
How can a polyphonic texture be created with a choir? Parts overlap and have counter-melodies and counter-rhythms
Name another word for polyphonic, used especially when referring to choirs Contrapultal
What is it called, when a composer stretches a word out over many notes to emphasize its meaning? Melisma, or melismatic phrasing
Messiah by Handel, is a famous ______? Oratorio
What is an aria? A solo song within an oratorio or opera
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