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"A quiz about musical terms."
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Staccato means . . . ?
The tempo is . . . ?
Rate of speed
The fine is . . . ?
Feeling good about the music
Piano is louder than forte.
D.C. stands for . . . ?
Adagio means slow.
Which of the following would make no sense written at the beginning of the music?
Ad libitum (ad lib)
An enharmonic is . . . ?
Two pitches written differently but sound the same
A double grace note
A very slow speed
Two pitches written the same but sound differently
In a time signature(eg 4/4), what does the top number stand for?
Repeat first measure that many times
Number of measures
Beats in a measure
Note that gets the beat
Tenuto is the opposite of what other musical term?
A question always on the final is marches by Sousa. So which one didn't he write?
"The Stars and Stripes Forever"
"Battle Hymn of the Republic"
"Washington Post March"
The sign which looks like a percent sign (%) means what when written in a measure?
Repeat preceding measure
Play following measure twice
Repeat preceding note
Play following note twice
What is the order of flats in a key signature?
E A D G C B F
D G C B E A F
A D G C B E F
B E A D G C F
In a concert Eb key signature, how many flats are there?
What musical word means "play in a similar manner"?
What is a scale?
Something you would find on a fish
When the accent falls on the weak beats
Random notes as instructed by a conductor
A series of notes that follow a definite pattern of half and whole steps
Ad Libitum (ad lib) is usually played in what sort of music?
If something is to be played "the same", how is it played?
When tacet is written in music, what does it mean?
Be silent, don't play
Suddenly, without pause
8va means what?
Play an octave higher
Be silent, don't play
Play an octave lower
Play as written
What is the correct order of sharps in a key signature?
D A E B F C G
C G D A E B F
F C G D A E B
G D A E B F C
Embouchure is . . . ?
Not a musical term
A wooden instrument
A brass instrument
There is a term known as a double sharp.
A tempo means what?
Resume the original tempo
Pick up the indicated new tempo
A fife is related to a flute.
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Compiled Oct 05 12