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Music in Western Culture-- Quiz 1

_________ is also known as tone color. Timbre
The length of a piece of music is its ________. Duration
The volume/intensity of music is also known as its Dynamics
The two parts that make up a song are the m_____ and h______. Melody; Harmony
Every song has r______, which is comprised of a t_____ and m_____. Rhythm; tempo, meter
The tonic of a song is a song's c________ k__, or "h___ p____." Central key, or "home plate"
A cadence in a piece serves like a c____ or a p_____. Comma or a Period
A repeated pattern in a piece is called an o______. Ostinado
The character of a piece of music as determined by the key in which it is played is a piece's t________. Tonality
The _________ ______ is church music sung as a single vocal line in free rhythm and a restricted scale (plainsong.) Gregorian Chant
An unaccompanied partsong for 2 or 3 voices that follows a strict poetic form is a _________ Madrigal
The form of music that repeats verses is ________ form. Strophic form
Word painting is demonstrated in what song? Where in it? Fair Phyllis; "Up and down"
A shift of accent in a passage or composition that occurs when a normally weak beat is stressed is called: Syncopation
450-1450 AD The Medieval Time Period
1450-1600 AD The Renaissance Period
1600-1750 AD The Baroque Period
1750-1825 AD The Classical Period
1825-1900 AD The Romantic Period
1900-Present Contemporary/Present Period
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