Miles Davis: 'All Blues':- GCSE music quiz

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  • Created by: Zuzanna
  • Created on: 13-05-12 13:16
When was this piece composed?
1959
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What does the term Head mean in 'All Blues'
the main melody
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What is the time signature and tempo of this piece?
6/4, 156bpm
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Name the three 'frontline' instruments.
alto sax, tenor sax and trumpet
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What is meant by altered chords?
a chord in which one of the notes has been sharpened or flattened to become a chromatic note
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What does Miles Davis use to alter the tone of the trumpet in this extract?
(Harmon) mute
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What is the tonality of the music?
Modal
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Card 2

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What does the term Head mean in 'All Blues'

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the main melody

Card 3

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What is the time signature and tempo of this piece?

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Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

Name the three 'frontline' instruments.

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

What is meant by altered chords?

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Preview of the front of card 5
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Ben V.

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It's good, but some of the questions are irrelivent.

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