MUSC 201

  1. A last movement of a multimovement work
  2. A polyphonic work based on a central theme and employing imitation
  3. An Indonesian musical ensemble consisting primarily of a variety of pitched gongs and xylophones. The conductor or leader of the ensemble often plays a double-headed drum
  4. A continuous ("gliding") melodic motion up or down that goes by so fast we almost cannot hear the individual notes
  5. Religious-themed music that borrows from R&B, blues, and other popular styles in its vocal and instrumental styles
    Gospel Music
  6. Monophonic vocal music in the medieval church, designed to project religious texts. So called because it was alleged to have been written mostly by Pope Gregory I, in the late sixth century
    Gregorian Chant
  7. The smallest distance between two adjacent notes on a piano (white or black), such as C-C#
    Half Step
  8. In jazz, the main melody of the song
  9. A cultural movement of the late 1970s through the turn of the century that included fashion, dance (break dancing), art (graffiti), and music (rap). Hip hop music is characterized by semi-spoken lyrics that are recited against an accompaniment often consisting of short, repeated melodic fragments set against a heavily rhythmic beat
    Hip Hop
  10. A country style of the late 1940s/early 1950s that originally developed in the small bars (known as honky tonks) that catered to rural and working-class audiences. Honky tonk is characterized by a small ensemble, usually featuring a vocalist-guitarist, fiddler, steel guitarist, bass player, and sometimes drums. Themes of lost love and the effects of heavy drinking predominate
    Honky Tonk Music
  11. An early-Renaissance intellectual and cultural movement that explored human interests and values through the pursuit of science, philosophy, literature, painting, sculpture, and music, particularly vocal music
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MUSC 201
Exam 3 Part 3