Ancient Greece
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The five note scale used in Ancient Greek times

What is a pentatonic scale?

100

A note which lasts for one beat

What is a crotchet?

100

The first note of the pentatonic scale of C

What is C?

100

The type of scale that is the same as the first Greek mode

What is a major scale?

200

The instrument that is blown across the top and is made from bamboo today

What are the panpipes?

200

A 2 beat note

What is a minim?

200

The second note in the pentatonic scale of C

What is D?

200

The name given to a second melody that is different to the first in some way

What is a contrasting melody?

300

The Ancient Greek instrument that has strings and is plucked?

What is the lyre?

300

A half beat note

What is a quaver?

300

The third note of the Pentatonic scale of C

What is E?

300

The name given to the special type of continuous breathing used to play the aulos

What is circular breathing?

400

The first mode from C -C

What is the Ionian mode?

400

A sign which joins one note to another to make it longer

What is a tie?

400

The fourth note of the pentatonic scale of C

What is G?

400

The percussion instrument that is played with hands and has a head made from animal skin

What is a tympanum?

500

The name given to the wind instrument with two double reeds

What is an aulos?

500

A sign that is added to a note to make it last for 1 and a half times it's original length

What is a dotted note?

500

The fifth note of the pentatonic scale of C

What is A?

500

The smallest space between two notes

What is a semitone

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