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Exam 1

Music in Culture

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What are the 3 categorizes of classifying music? World Music Popular Music Western Art Music
What is the distinguishing features of Western Art Music? Specific group of music written by one person with notation
What is the distinguishing features of World Music? transmitted orally noncommercial
What is the distinguishing features of Popular Music? temporary consumption of a curtain type of music commercial
What is the music period set between 400-1430? Medieval
What is Active Listening? we learn to identify relevant sound patterns while disregarding the irrelevant
What are the 6 elements of music? Melody Rhythm Harmony Timbre Texture Form
why is it that Indian classical music can sound so different to the Western trained ear? its based on ragas- it has more notes than western music.
What is tempo? rate of beat
What is harmony? any two different pitches being played together
What is monophonic? consist of a single musical line w/o accompaniment
Describe the most common format of a symphony orchestra program as given to you in the bookʼs “mock” program. How many works would you expect to be listed? 3
what is the concerto genre? set of a piece, usually involving a solo instrument.
Describe differences in expectations of concert etiquette between a classical music program and a pop, rock, or jazz concert. with a classical music program, it is more formal and more of a controlled setting with a pop concert it's unstructured and you do whatever you want.
what is meant by the term chamber music? a small assemble
What is beat? an organized repeated groups of strong and weak pulses
What is Chord? three or more pitches being played together
What is Homophonic? consist of a melody plus chordal accompaniment
What is Polyphonic? involves several independent lines sounding simultaneously.
Describe the most common format of a symphony orchestra program as given to you in the bookʼs “mock” program. What types of pieces and in what order on the program? First: light "warm up" piece. Next: a concerto. Followed by: an intermission. Finally: the expansive symphony.
What us the symphony genre? entire piece, usually involving entire orchestra
What is the music period set between 1430-1600? Renaissance
What is the music period set between 1600-1750? Baroque
What is the music period set between 1750-1820? Classical
What is the music period set between 1820-1900? Romantic
What is the music period set between 1900- ? 20th Century
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