Electric Counterpoint - Reich GCSE Music Revision

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1. 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
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2. What does the bass guitar reinforce in this piece?

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

3. The tonality of this piece is ____

  • Ambiguous
  • Very dissonant
  • Atonal

4. What is the name for the overall structure of this piece?

  • Rondo form
  • Ternary form
  • Binary form
  • Sonata form

5. This piece only contains guitars and bass guitars.

  • True
  • False


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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