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2. What is the main texture of this piece?

  • Polyphonic
  • Homophonic
  • Monophonic

3. Steve Reich's opinion on rhythm for this piece is that:

  • 'What's a rhythm?'
  • 'Rhythmic Counterpoint is as important as the melody'
  • 'As long as the melody sounds great, the rhythm doesn't really matter'

4. How is a layering effect created in this piece?

  • By overlapping many different loops over an elongated period of time
  • By introducing all of the instruments together and slowly removing each instrument

5. The tonality of this piece is ____

  • Atonal
  • Ambiguous
  • Very dissonant


Samuel Richardson

This simple quiz covers a nice selection of features on 'Electric Counterpoint'. Make sure you get full marks before moving on!


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