A composer may use more than the seven tones of a major or minor scale to compose a melody in the Western twelve-tone equal temperament tuning system. The use of these other tones in a passage of music that is either major or minor in orientation is known as ___________________.
A change of tonal center in a passage of music is called a ______________.
An______________ is a rapid alternation of chord tones each occurring with one following the other in time.
_____________is a compositional method that evolved beyond the major - minor tonal system and is not centered around a central key or scale.
A _____________ is a short rhythmic or melodic passage that is repeated or evoked in various parts of a composition.
_______________is a style of composition in which there is one melody, and all the voices and accompaniments move rhythmically together.
The original singing style for religious purposes was called a ___________. It continues to be a musical genre in religious expression in modern times.
The ________ ____________ in music is designated by the number of flats or sharps that appear between the clef sign and the time signature.
The ________ __________ in the Western major-minor tonal system is the chord with the greatest stability that is based upon the lowest scale degree.
Using the Hornbostel-Sachs system, musical instruments may be categorized into the following types:
A three tone-chord is a __________.
Which of these means to grow louder?
_______________ is a texture that involves melody with no accompaniment.
The craft of combining two or more melodies of equal complexity that occur in music at the same time is known as _________________.
The minor scale uses whole and half steps, but the arrangements are different from that of the major scale.
A triad can be built on any root
Toccata, Passacaglia, Concerto Grosso, and Symphony are examples of instrumental genres.
Woodwind quintet, Piano trio, and Prelude are examples of vocal genres.
Music that has a polyphonic texture is said to be contrapuntal.
The organizing structure of a piece of music is known as its form.