Formal Functions
Instrument Inquires
Terminology Tests
Sound Stumpers
Anything Goes
100

A repeated section that has the same lyrics and music each time

Chorus

100

What instrument family does this example belong to?

Percussion

100

How high or low the sound is

Pitch

100

What genre is this example?

Rock

100

What genre is this song?

Pop

200

What is the only part that is required for the performance of a jazz song?

Head

200

What instrument family does this example belong to?

String

200
Speed of the beat/pulse

Tempo

200

Does this example sound major or minor?

Major

200

Where did jazz originate?

New Orleans

300

Which of these is not a textural part of a song?

A. Melody

B. Bass

C. Chord

D. Harmony

C. Chord

300

What instrument family does this example belong to?

Percussion

300

Rhythm+Pitch

Note

300

Does this example sound major or minor?

Minor

300

Which textural part of a song contains the lowest notes, and provides foundation to the other parts?

A. Melody

B. Harmony

C. Bass

D. Rhythm

C. Bass

400

This textural part is usually the main idea of a section, and most easily heard

Melody

400

Which of these is not a woodwind?

A. Trumpet

B. Saxophone

C. French Horn

D. Trombone

B. Saxophone

400

The specific motion of sounds through time

Rhythm

400

Name three instruments that you hear in this example

Flute, Clarinet, Oboe, French Horn, Bassoon 

400

What are the three types of forms?

Alphabetical

Song

Jazz

500

What is wrong with the way this form is written

ABABACEAB

You cannot have an 'E' section unless all other letters before it in the alphabet have also been used 

500

What instrument family does this example belong to?

Woodwind

500

The specific sound of an instrument

Timbre

500

What is the first instrument to play a solo in this example?

Saxophone

500

What does improvisation mean?

When a musician makes up music as they are performing

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