Music Listening - Paper A

I was given some listening past papers and these are the questions that came up on them. :)

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What are the three sections in sonata form called? - MOZART
exposition, development, recapitulation
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What does the symbol 'Ped' indicate that the pianist should do? - CHOPIN
Press the sustain pedal
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What is the technical term for the part played by the live performer? - REICH
Resultant melody
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What are the two keys that can be heard in Electric Counterpoint? - REICH
E minor and C minor
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How could you describe the texture of Electric Counterpoint? - REICH
Layered and contrapuntal
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What cadence is played at the end of Prelude No.15? - CHOPIN
Perfect cadence
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What is the principal melody called? - SCHOENBERG
Haupstimme
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What three instruments play the Haupstimme in Peripetie? - SCHOENBERG
Trumpets, violins, cellos
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How does the music reflect the tortured mood of the lyrics in the VOCAL PERFORMANCE of Grace? - BUCKLEY
Wordless 'cries' and high vocal range
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How does the music reflect the tortured mood of the lyrics in the WAY THE INSTRUMENTS ARE PLAYED in Grace? - BUCKLEY
Guitars are strummed aggressively and use of slides on electric guitar
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What effect changes the vocal sound in Grace? - BUCKLEY
EQ effect
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What is the section called in dance music, when most of the instruments drop out? - MOBY
Breakdown
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What three studio effects have been applied to the voccal sample in Moby? - MOBY
Panning, EQ effect and Echo
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In Moby, have the drums been performed live or programmed? - MOBY
Programmed
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What two musical styles can be heard in the Skye Waulking Song? - CAPERCAILLIE
Scottish and Rock
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What is the purpose of the nonsense syllables in waulking songs? - CAPERCAILLIE
Gives the lead singer time to prepare the next line
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Name three string instruments that can be heard in Rag Desh? - RAG DESH
Tambura, Sarod, Sarangi
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Name two percussion instruments that can be heard in Rag Desh? - RAG DESH
Tabla and Cymbals
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In Indian rag, what is the rhythmic cycle called? - RAG DESH
Tal
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How would you be able to tell if a performance was a typical vocal performance of Indian rag? - RAG DESH
Improvised and Highly Ornamented
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In which century was 'Messiah' composed? - HANDEL
18th Century
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'Messiah' is an example of what type of sacred choral work? - HANDEL
Oratorio
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Card 2

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What does the symbol 'Ped' indicate that the pianist should do? - CHOPIN

Back

Press the sustain pedal

Card 3

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What is the technical term for the part played by the live performer? - REICH

Back

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Card 4

Front

What are the two keys that can be heard in Electric Counterpoint? - REICH

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

How could you describe the texture of Electric Counterpoint? - REICH

Back

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