Music Vocab

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What are these?

  • Stave
  • Every good boy deserves food
  • FACE
  • Pitch
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Answers

  • The five lines and four spaces marking on which the notes for music are wriiten
  • The notes for the lines on a treble clef stave
  • The notes for the spaces on a treble clef stave
  • How high or low the note is
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Dynamics

What are these- give full length name and English meaning:

  • p
  • f
  • pp
  • ff
  • <
  • >
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Answers

  • piano, soft
  • forte, loud
  • pianissimo, very soft
  • fortissimo, very loud
  • cres., crescendo, getting louder
  • dim., diminuendo, getting quiter
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Note lengths

Complete these:

  • A                          is 4 notes
  • A crotchet is        notes
  • A                             is 2 notes
  • A semi-quaver is       notes
  • A                             is 1/2 a note
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Answer

  • A semi-breve is 4 notes
  • A crotchet is 1 note.
  • A minim is 2 notes
  • A semi-quaver is 1/4 a note
  • A quaver is 1/2 a note
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Samba

Name five common samba instruments

Where did it originate from?

Which cultures did it originate from?

Complete this sentence:

Samba often has: p                         , b                         and a 'c             and a                      .'

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Answers

  • Surdo, Reco Reco, Tamborim, Cuica, Bongos, Agogo Bells and if any ohter answer is given, search it on the internet
  • Rio de Janeiro
  • African and Portugese
  • Samba often has: Polyrhythyms, breaks and a 'call and answer'
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