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2. 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'

3. What is Steve Reich's first name?

  • Steve
  • Reich

4. Ostinati are used throughout the piece, what is an ostinato?

  • A continually repeated musical phrase or rhythm
  • A technique where notes are gradually added, note by note
  • A technique where different melodies eventually create one main melody

5. What does the bass guitar reinforce in this piece?

  • The time signature and the key
  • The resultant melody
  • The main melodic idea


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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