How much do you remember from Year 7 Music?

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Stage 5 Music Yr 9 [200hr] Flashcards on How much do you remember from Year 7 Music?, created by krennes on 01/14/2014.

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Name the 4 groups that all instruments can be divided into when categorised by how they produce sound. Membranophone Idiophone Chordophone Aerophone
What name do you give to all instruments that have strings? Chordophones
What name do you give to all instruments which you must hit or shake to produce sound? Idiophones
What name do you give to all instruments that require air passing through them to produce sound? Aerophone
What name do you give to all instruments that have a skin stretched over a hollow surface? Membranophone
Name 3 examples of vocal techniques used by African vocalists. Acapella, Call and Response, Animal cries
What is the term in Music given to a repeated melodic or rhythmic pattern? Ostinato
What is the term in Music given to singing without instrumental accompaniment? Acapella
What is the term used to describe many layers of rhythms heard against each other? Polyrhythm
What is the term given in music when one instrument or vocalists begins and then another enters the song and then another? Staggered Entry
True or False? In music the first 8 letters of the alphabet are used to depict different pitches? False- Only the first 7 are used: A, B,C,D,E,F,G
Can you sing up the scale using solfa? Do, re, mi, fa, so, la, ti, do
Can you sing down the scale using solfa? (Extension Question) do, ti, la, so, fa, mi, re, do
How many notes in a Major scale? 8 notes. eg: C, D, E, F, G, A, B, C
How many notes in a Pentatonic Scale? 5
Which solfa names get removed from the Major scale to form the Pentatonic scale? Fa & Ti Pentatonic Scale= Do, Re, Mi, So, La
What word do you remember to help you remember the notes in the spaces of the treble clef stave? FACE
What sentence helps you to remember the notes on the lines of the treble clef stave? Every Good Boy Deserves Fruit (or Ferari's) OR Every Good Burger Deserves Fries
Do you remember how to work out the notes on the bass clef? Spaces: All Cows Eat Grass Lines: Good Boys Deserve Fruit Always OR Gabby Buys Drums From Africa
Where do you find the note 'C' on the keyboard? C is to the left of the 2 black keys
True or False? The letters on the keyboard are in alphabetical order? True
When asked to describe an instruments Tone Colour. What are you being asked to do? Describing an instruments tone colour means describing the unique tone or sound that the instrument makes.
When asked to comment on 'Dynamics' what are you being asked to do? Comment on the volume changes in the music.
When asked to comment on the 'Texture' of a song or piece of music what are you being asked to do? Texture refers to layers in the music. Each instrument and voice is another layer. Is the texture thick (Many layers) or thin (few layers)?
When asked about the 'tempo' of a song what are you being asked? Tempo = speed. You are beig asked to comment on how fast or slow or the gradual changes in speed throughout the song.
What is the Italian word in music which means 'play softly'? piano
What is the Italian word in Music which means 'play loudly'? FORTE
What is the name given to this symbol in music '#' and what does it mean? SHARP- it means play a semitone higher (usually a lack note)
What is the name given to this symbol in music 'b' and what does it mean? FLAT- it means play the note a semitone lower (usually a black note)
What is meant by the word semitone? The shortest distance between 2 notes. eg C-C#
What is meant by the word 'Tone' when refering to distance between 2 notes? Tone = 2 semitones, eg C-D
What is the pattern of Tones and Semitones for every Major scale? (Extension Question) T, T, St, T, T, T, St (T=tone, St=Semitone)
List the order of notes and their values from longest held note to shortest held note. Semibreve (4 beats), Minim (2 beats), Crotchet (1 beat), Quaver (1/2 beat), Semiquaver (1/4 beat)
True or False? Every note in music, including dotted notes, have a rest of equal value? True. (Dots can be added to rests as well as notes)
How many beats is a dotted minim worth? How do you work it out? 3 beats. (A minim is worth 2 beats and a dot adds on 1/2 the original value, 1/2 of 2 =1, so 2 +1 =3)
How many beats per bar if the time signature is 4/4? 4
How many beats in the music if the time signature is 3/4? 3
Name 5 keyboard instruments used throughout history: Pipe organ, Harpsichord, Clavichord, Hammond Organ, Pipe Organ, Piano, Electronic keyboard/ Digital piano.
What is the note which is one octave above C? C (An octave is 8 notes, C, D, E, F, G, A, B, C) An octave above is always the same note, only higher.
Name the 4 families of the Orchestra. Strings, Percussion, Brass, Woodwind.
Which family does the cello belong to? String family
Which family does the flute belong to? Woodwind
Which family does the saxophone belong to? Woodwind (Because of its mouthpiece)
What is a conductor in Music? The person who leads the Orchestra.
What is a composer? A composer is the person who writes/ creates the music. (like an author writes a book)
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