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Famous American Jazz trumpeter, known for his album 'Kind of Blue'
Miles Davis
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Piece composed by Steve Reich featuring 12 guitars and 2 bass guitars
Electric Counterpoint
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The Basso Continuo in Baroque music consists of a Cello and a ...........
Harpsichord
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'Skye Waulking Song' by Capercaillie features folk instruments such as violin, pipes, accordion, and ........
Bouzouki
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'All Blues' by Miles Davis is in the ................ mode
Mixolydian
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'All Blues' uses the 12-bar form featuring 3 chords, the tonic, the dominant, what is the third?
Subdominant
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African music is passed down through generations via the process of .... ........
Oral Tradition
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The name for the West African xylophone used in 'Yiri' by Koko
Balafon
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The process in which a leader sings a line and is answered by a chorus
Call and Response
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The opening section of a raga is called the ....
Alap
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What was considered the 'Devil in music', and was used by Bernstein in 'West Side Story'?
Tritone
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What is the name of the music from Pakistan that influenced Jeff Buckley's 'Grace'?
Qawwali
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'And the Glory of the Lord' is the first chorus from which oratorio by Handel?
'Messiah'
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'And the Glory of the Lord' alters between polyphonic texture and .......... texture
Homophonic
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'And the Glory of the Lord' ends with what type of cadence?
Plagal
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Oratorios feature Arias, Choruses and .............
Recitatives
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A symphony is made up of how many movements?
Four
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In music what does 'sfz' stand for?
sforzando
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'Symphony No. 40' by Mozart is in what key?
Gminor
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What is the musical term for the speeding up or pulling back of the tempo to show expression?
Rubato
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Piece composed by Steve Reich featuring 12 guitars and 2 bass guitars

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Electric Counterpoint

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The Basso Continuo in Baroque music consists of a Cello and a ...........

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'Skye Waulking Song' by Capercaillie features folk instruments such as violin, pipes, accordion, and ........

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'All Blues' by Miles Davis is in the ................ mode

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