Question 1 0 / 0.15 points
________________ approach music as a social process in order to understand not only what music is but also why it is: what music means to its practitioners and audiences, and how those meanings are conveyed.
According to the YouTube video interview with Dr. Suzel Reily, speaking about her training and work as an Ethnomusicologist, what are the two major categories into which people divide Ethnomusicology?
Aria and Rondo
Anthropology and Musicology
Improvisation and Interpretation
Sonata and Concerto
Based on the same video interview with Dr. Reily, one important area of Ethnomusicological work is:
_____________has the power to influence psychological aspects of behavior both consciously and unconsciously.
A tempo marking of Presto
All of the above
Which of these are required for sound to "occur" in an environment?:
a) A vibrating source to initiate sound
b) A medium to transmit sound vibrations throughout the environment
c) A receiver to hear or record sound vibrations
d) All of the above
In music, the psychological term used to describe gradations of amplitude (loudness and softness of sound) is ___________.
Question 7 0 / 0.15 points
___________ is the quality of a sound or sonic event.
The "distance" between two pitches is known as an ____________.
All of the above
A _________ _________is indicated at the beginning of a piece in the form of a fraction. The denominator indicates the chosen unit of measurement while the numerator indicates the number of such units comprised in a measure.
___________ is the rate of speed of a composition or a section of a composition which is measured by the number of beats-per-minute.
______________ is the arrangement of durational sonic patterns or tone lengths that fall on or between a "beat."
_________ is an Italian musical term that indicates a gradual increase in tempo.
_____________ is the simultaneous occurrence of three or more tones by which chords of music are constructed, and the system by which one chord follows another chord in time.
Acquiring knowledge of music may create a deeper sensitivity in humans for their environment and social culture and it is generally believed to enrich life.
Measurable characteristics of sound are: Duration, Pitch, Amplitude, and Timbre.
The Italian word fortepiano has two meanings. One is a sudden dynamic change marked in a musical score, usually with the abbreviation fp, while the other refers to an early version of the modern piano, the first instrument that enabled to create dynamic contrast depending on the player’s touch.
Form is the entire body of the "musical event" which has a beginning and an ending. A complete "form of music" is called a composition, piece or a work. Musicians and others who speak and write about music use these terms interchangeably.
The music of all world cultures is notated (written on paper) in a musical notation system so that the music may be performed repeatedly.