Electric Counterpoint - Reich GCSE Music Revision

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

  • 'Rhythmic Counterpoint is as important as the melody'
  • 'As long as the melody sounds great, the rhythm doesn't really matter'
  • 'What's a rhythm?'
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2. This piece only contains guitars and bass guitars.

  • True
  • False

3. This piece is a good example of _____.

  • Minimalism
  • Expressionism

4. Reich moves from section A to section B by...

  • Change of instrumentation
  • Modulation (key change)
  • Perfect cadence

5. What is Steve Reich's first name?

  • Steve
  • Reich


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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