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100

What does this marking mean in music?

pp

What is pianissimo, or very quiet?

100

A combination of two or more pitches that sounds nice and/or pleasant.

What is consonance?

100

Give an example of a dynamic marking.

What is pp, p, mp, mf, f, ff, crescendo, or etc?

100

What does this marking mean in music?

mf

What is mezzo forte or slightly/medium loud?

100

What dynamic marking describes this sound?

What is piano?

200

What's the definition of homophonic?

What is one melody with harmonies?

200

The pulse, a rhythmic unit of time.

What is beat?

200

Give an example of two things that have a difference in timbre. 

What is any two different instruments or singers?

200

What's a good definition of timbre?

What is tone color?

200

What is this sound?

What is a melody?

300

Define musical form.

What is the structure of music or a piece?

300

The volume of the sound, how loud or soft the sound or music is.

What is dynamics?

300

Give an example of a musical style or genre.

What is [insert a musical style or genre]?

300

Define Melody.

What is a sequence of notes or pitches that make up a tune, the main musical idea or line?

300

What term describes this sound?

What is rhythm or beat?

400

Define musical texture.

What is the amount of melodies present in a piece of music?

400

The technical term for AB Form.

What is binary form?

400

Give an example of rhythm/beat.

*Up to the judge to decide*

400

Define Harmony.

What is two or more pitches sounding at the same time, often to support the main musical line or melody?

400

What term describes this sound?

What is dissonance?

500

Name a song that is polyphonic (hint: we listened to three in class!).

What is *insert song that is polyphonic*?

500

A sequence of notes or pitches that make up a musical line, the main musical idea.

What is melody?

500

Give an example of something that would typically be homophonic.

What is a church hymn, a popular song, or any other justifiable answer?

500
Define Rhythm.

What is the duration of time a note or sound is held?

500

What term describes this sound?

What is a chord? (if they said major or minor that's even better)

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