What instruments are in the Percussion family? (6)
Drumset, Conga Drums, Bongo drums, cymbals, triangle, tabla
What is a String Quartet composed of?
2 violins, viola, cello
What is a Woodwind Quintet composed of?
Flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn
What is a wind octet composed of?
2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns
What is a brass quintet composed of?
2 trumpets, horn, trombone, tuba
What are the Italian terms for tempo (slowest to fastest)
What are the double reed woodwind instruments?
Oboe (English Horn) and Bassoon
Claude Debussy: France Victor Ewald: Russia Charles Gounod: France Franz Liszt: Hungary Felix Mendelssohn: Germany Max Reger: Germany Maurice Ravel: France Alexander Scriabin: Russia Franz Schubert: Austria Giacomo Puccini: Itlay
What is a Canon?
A piece based on direct imitation such as a musical ?round.?
What is Scordatura?
Change tuning of strings
What is Chamber Music?
Performed by a small number of performers with one performer to a part
What are Opus Numbers?
Assigned by composers to number works, especially in Operas.
What is Opera?
Genre of Musical Drama
What is tremolo?
Musical term describing different trembling effects: Bending pitch, amplifying sound, etc.
What is pizzicato?
Musical technique where one plucks strings (guitar, bass, piano, etc.)
What is ragtime?
Musical genre that preceded Jazz. Known for melody, harmonic progressions, and metric patterns. Most famous song is Maple Leaf Rag.
What is lied?
Type of German song, usually for piano and single singer. Usually romantic and poetic
What is a mute?
A device used to alter the sound of an instrument
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