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A note vibrates at a consistent rate measured in c.p.s. – which stands for:
Which three of the following instruments are considered “non-pitched” instruments?
Another term for musical “volume” or loudness is:
Musical instruments and voices sound different from one another because of their different “tone”. Another term for “tone” is:
Musical beats, or pulses, are organized into groups called _____________ (one word).
A series of horizontal pitches, one after another, is called:
Supporting the main musical line is a series of chords – made up with three or more simultaneous notes – this is called:
Behind most popular music is a grid of sound patterns created using instruments like drums and cymbals. This musical layer is called:
Connecting harmony and rhythm parts together is the ______ line.
Select all the instruments part of the brass family.
Select all the instruments which are part of the woodwind family.
Select all the instruments which are part of the string family.
A common building block in American popular music song structure is a “verse” – defined as:
A common building block in American popular music song structure is a “chorus” – defined as:
A common building block in American popular music song structure is a “bridge” – defined as:
A common building block in American popular music song structure is an “introduction” – defined as:
A common building block in American popular music song structure is a “tag” – defined as:
The formula for determining the “tempo” or the speed of the music is:
A musical line of secondary importance, alternating with the main musical line is called:
The “tempo” or speed of the music is measured in ______.