Musical Elements
Theater Elements
History
Musical Theater
Motion Picture
100
Name one musical element

Choices are:  Harmony, Melody, Texture, Expression, Form, Sound, and Rhythm 

100

To make it up as you go

Improvise

100
This country provided the origins for theater

Greece

100
A street in New York City which is also a style of musical theater

Broadway

100

Movies started over an argument about....

Whether or not a horse's hooves came off of the ground completely when galloping

200

Which element supports a melody? 

Harmony


200

Two or more people having a conversation

Dialogue

200

Name a music history era

Answers could include:  Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, or Modern Classical

200

This style of musical theater tells a story through dance. 

Ballet

200

Another name for a sound effect artist

Foley Artist

300

This element deals with "layers" of sound

Texture

300
Where and when an action is taking place

Setting


300

Another name for religious music

Sacred

300

This style of musical theater tells a story through singing without any dialogue

Opera

300

This composer wrote music for dozens of well-known films such as Star Wars, ET, Home Alone, Harry Potter, and Indiana Jones

John Williams

400

Which element deals with dynamics & mood?

Expression


400

When a character speaks to him/herself, often to provide information on their thoughts and feelings

Soliloquy 

400

Another name for non-religious music

Secular

400

Name 3 Musicals

Answers will vary

400

The ________ Age of Movies was a period of time that saw the production of many classic movies such as Singin' in the Rain, The Wizard of Oz, and Meet Me in St. Louis

Golden

500

This element deals with the structure of a piece of music

Form


500

When a character speaks directly to the audience to provide more information

Aside

500

This feast was very popular in early theater times.  It was a festival that allowed common townspeople to mock their superiors in staged performances.

Feast of Fools

500

A Broadway style musical that is typically longer and has a very large budget.  These musicals also often use elaborate costumes and special effects.

Mega Musical

500

Explain in basic terms how movies work

They are a series of photographs taken closely together which gives an illusion of a moving picture.

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