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A basic rhythmic pattern that provides the foundation for the complex rhythms played by multiple drums

Clave

100

the distinct tonal quality of an instrument or voice, which is clearly identifiable by the ear.

Timbre

100

Hearing related experiences

Aural

200

the highness or lowness of sound is determined by its frequency of vibration.

Pitch

200

scholars who study the physical and cultural characteristics and social customs of a group of people.

Anthropologists, and Ethnomusicologists 

200

a sequence of eight pitches built on the pattern of two whole steps, one half step, three whole steps, and one half step.

Major Scale

300

a question and answer pattern in which a group responds to a leader

Call-and-Response

300

a style of “art” music that stands apart from traditional or popular music.

Classical Music 

300

in unison with everyone sounding the same pitch or octave at the same time

Monophonic

400

When do musical preferences typically form?

Adolescence 

400

One of the biggest, most successful African American business owners

Barry Gordy Jr. 

400

What type of listening can be considered “goosebumps level” listening

Sensuous Listening 

500

Explain the significance of the Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 mission

To take pictures of Saturn, Jupiter, Uranus. To deliver the golden record to intelligent life in the universe.

500

Can two songs sound completely different but be in the same genre? 

Yes, because songs sang by Journey and Lynyrd Skynyrd are in the same genre but sound nothing alike. This is what we call Musical Style. 

500

What does a music critic judge when listening to music?

  • Timbre

  • Expressiveness

  • Technique

  • Presentation

  • Impact

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