CSET Subtest 3: Music

  1. Oratorio
    Major orchestral piece with solo voices and chorus
  2. Motif
    Recurring group of notes
  3. Chord
    Several notes sounded together
  4. Consonance
    Combination of tones that produces a quality of relaxation
  5. Chamber Music
    Music played by 1-20 performers
  6. Lied
    Type of German song
  7. Dissonance
    Combination of tones that produces a quality of tension
  8. Fugue
    • Based on a subject
    • Opening: Announced by one voice
    • 2nd voice: Restates subject
    • 3rd of 4th voice: carries subject
  9. Orchestra
    An instrumental ensemble composed of stirngs, brass, woodwind, and percussion
  10. Rondo
    • the principal
    • theme is repeated several times, with short sections
    • based on different themes (called episodes) in
    • between each restatement of the opening theme;
    • sometimes one or more of the episodes is also
    • repeated, a common pattern being ABACABA. The
    • rondo was often used for the final movements of
    • Classical sonata-form works.
    • Simple rondo: ABABA
    • Second rondo: ABACA
    • Third rondo: ABACABA
  11. Lyre
    An ancient harp
  12. Movement
    Large section of a lengthy composition
  13. Opus
    A work, usually identified by a number
  14. Song Form
    Structure of a song which the first section of a simple ternary form is repeated
  15. Symphony
    • Elaborate musical composition
    • 20-45 min
  16. Sonata
    Multi movement instrumental work for solo keyboard, or keyboard and another instrument, or small chamber ensemble
  17. Opera
    A drama that is sung to an orchestral accompaniment
  18. Performance Skills
    • Singing
    • Playing instruments
    • Body movement
    • Conducting
    • Musical analysis
  19. Rhythm
    Flow of music in time
  20. Dynamics
    Volume of a tone
  21. Staff
    5 lines where notes are positionedImage Upload 1
  22. Presto
    • Tempo
    • Very fast
  23. Tempo
    Pace of beat
  24. Pitch
    Hearing a note and being able to reproduce it vocally.instrument
  25. Moderato
    • Tempo
    • Moderate
  26. Metronome
    • Tempo
    • Machine that helps musician adjust rates of speed
  27. Tone
    Sound produced by instrument or singer
  28. Time Signature or Meter
    • Way to measure rhythmic units
    • Top #: Beats per measure
    • Bottom #: Type of note to receive the beat
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  29. Note Values
    • Each note has a specific duration represented by hallow or oval shape
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  30. Largo
    Very slow
  31. Auditory Skills
    Hearing sounds of music
  32. Creative Skills
    Creating music
  33. Scale
    Notes arranged in ascending order
  34. Translative Skills
    Reading and writing music
  35. Clef
    Symbol at beginning of staff indicating pitch

    • Treble Clef (higher)
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    • Bass Clef (lower)
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  36. Interval
    Distance between notes
  37. Harmony
    Combination of tones that accompany the main piece (melody)
  38. Blues music
    • Jazz evolved from African American work
    • Communicates sad feelings
  39. Pentatonic
    5 different notes on an octave
  40. Form
    Overall structure of a piece
  41. Functional Folk Music Instrument
    Household items used to make music
  42. Bar Lines
    Mark off the grouping of beats
  43. Measure and Bar Lines
    • Measure is formed by bar lines and contains a set number of beats determined by the time signature
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  44. Timbre
    Unique tonal quality of a musical sound
  45. Adagio
    • Tempo
    • Slow
  46. Allegro
    • Tempo
    • Fast
Card Set
CSET Subtest 3: Music
CSET, Subtest 3, Music, Visual and Performing Arts