Other questions in this quiz

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

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

3. 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

4. What is the main texture of this piece?

  • Monophonic
  • Polyphonic
  • Homophonic

5. 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


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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