Type
Crossword
Description

the speed of the music tempo
how loud or soft the music is dynamics
loud forte
soft or quiet piano
hit the word/note accent
connects 3+ notes phrase
connects 2 notes of different pitches slur
connects two notes of the same pitch tie
grow louder crescendo
grow softer/quieter decrescendo
conducts the music director
gets 1 beat in 4/4 time quarternote
examples: 6/8, 4/4 timesigniture
2/2 cuttime
very loud fortissimo
very soft/quiet pianissimo
do, re, mi, fa, sol, la, ti, do solfege
separates measures bar line
hold the note as long as the director wants fermata
E,G,B,D, or F linenote
F,A,C, or E spacenote
slightly under the pitch flat
slightly above the pitch sharp
sings high, and usually has the melody soprano
girls that sing low, usually doesn't have the melody alto

Midterm Music Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The lowest female voice part Alto
The sign on the staff for lower pitches Bass Clef
To return to the sign and sing to the Coda DSalCoda
Loud (f) Forte
Two or more notes sounding together, usually in accordance with the Melody Harmony
The main tune of a piece of music Melody
Moderately soft (mp) MezzoPiano
soft (p) Piano
Short and detached singing Staccato
The highest male voice part Tenor
The sign on the staff for higher pitches Treble Clef
The lowest male voice part Bass
A short, added ending to a piece of music Coda
How loud or how soft to sing Dynamics
The Treble and Bass Clef read together, like with piano music GrandStaff
Smooth and attached singing Legato
Moderately Loud (mf) MezzoForte
The highest female voice part Soprano
The speed of the music Tempo
Designates how many beats are in a measure, and what kind of note gets the beat TimeSignature

Musical Elements Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A collection of organised note values Rhythm
The speed of a piece Tempo
How loud or quiet the music is Dynamics
At a fast pace Allegro
Loud Forte
Quiet Piano
The notes played that support the melody Harmony
A collection of pitches and rhythms to form the tune Melody
How high or low the note is Pitch
The layout of the piece Structure
The different layers of a piece Texture

Choir Vocabulary Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Short and detached Staccato
smooth and connected legato
sharp or flat signs placed on the staff to show key key signature
sign that lowers the pitch one half step flat
sign that raises the pitch one half step flat
medium soft mezzo piano
loud forte
loudness or softness (level of sound) dynamics
group of musicians performing together ensemble
2 or more tones sounding at the same time harmony
a succession of musical tones; the tune melody
lowest male voice bass
highest male voice tenor
lowest treble voice alto
highest treble voice soprano
tonal distance between 2 notes interval
smallest interval half step
home tone of the scale; keytone tonic
importance of one note over the others in a scale key
pattern or collection of pitches scale
highness or lowness of a musical sound pitch
number in the time signature that shows how many beats per measure top
number in the time signature that shows what type of note gets 1 beat bottom
two numbers stacked on each other that show the meter time signature
section of music between 2 barlines measure
vertical line that divides the music into measures barline
long sounds, short sounds, silence rhythm
steady pulse of the music beat
graff of 5 lines and 4 spaces on which music is written staff
treble clef shows notes higher than middle C
shows notes lower than middle C bass clef
grouping of treble staff and bass staff grand staff
two numbers stacked on each other to show the meter time signature
shows the end of a section of music double barline

Music Dynamics and Tempi Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

quiet/softly; p piano
"as quietly as possible"/softest; pp pianissimo
loud/strongly; f forte
loudest/strongest; ff fortissimo
medium soft; mp mezzo piano
medium loud; mf mezzo forte
getting increasingly louder: < crescendo
getting increasingly quieter; > decrescendo
increasingly faster accelerando
increasingly slower ritardando
fast, quickly, and bright allegro
at a moderate speed moderato
broadly/ "slowly" largo
at a walking pace andante

Elements of Music Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

regular rhythmic pattern Beat
rhythmic patterns grouped together Meter
the volume of the music Dynamic
soft Piano
loud Forte
moderately soft Mezzo piano
moderately loud Mezzo forte
a combination of notes played together Harmony
the lowness or highness of a sound Pitch
we hear with this Ear
created when an object vibrates Sound
placement of sounds in time & beats in music Rhythm
a pattern of sound & silence Music
religious Sacred
nonreligious Secular
not pleasing to the ear Noise
music terms are written in this language Italian
how slow or fast the music should be played Tempo
the number of layers of sound Texture
a single melody Monophonic
two or more melodies Polyphonic
a melody accompanied by chords Homophonic
the quality of sound that distinguishes one voice or instrument from another Timbre
characteristics of music Elements
a person who writes music Composer
to write music Compose
music written by a composer Composition

Music Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

space between the notes Staccato
fast tempo Allegro
connects 2 or more pitches in the same bow stroke Slur
to play in tune Intonation
moderately loud MezzoForte
distance between 2 notes Interval
gradually increase volume Crescendo
a medium tempo Moderato
gradually slow the tempo down Ritardando
smooth and connected sound legato
to hold longer Fermata
gradually decrease the volume Decrescendo
slow walking tempo Andante
curved line that connects 2 of the same notes Tie
moderately soft MezzoPiano
Loud Forte

MUSIC REVIEW Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

In 4/4 this note or rest is 1 beat Quarter
Element of music that dictates how loud or soft the music is Dynamics
Loud Forte
Soft Piano
To gradually get louder Crescendo
The King of Rock 'n Roll Elvis
Moonlight Sonata Beethoven
Connects 2 or more pitches that are the same Tie
Connects 2 or more pitches that are different Slur
Mezzo Medium
Two numbers at the beginning of the music Time Signature
Emphasize a note Accent
Note or rest that gets 4 beats in 4/4 time Whole
A pair of notes connected by a line Eighths
The high or low of a note Pitch
How fast or slow the music is Tempo
The other name for G Clef Treble
The note found between the treble and bass clef Middle C
The instruments you strike, rub, or shake Percussion
A pitched percussion instrument Xylophone

Music Appreciation Vocabulary Quiz 1 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the structure of a song form
the type of song with a leader singing or playing and the group responding callandresponse
basic rhythmic pattern played as foundation for more complex patterns clave
recurring pulse beat
"beats per minute" bpm
organized series of musical tones melody
highness or lowness of sound pitch
music with parts entering at different times with the same melody canon
worth four beats whole note
worth 2 beats half note
note worth 1/2 of a beat eighth note
worth 1/4 a measure quarter note
the distinguishing tone or quality of a note timbre
the speed or pace of a song tempo

Band Geek Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

woodwind that doesn't use a reed Flute
it means keep playing for the rest of your days (or until the conductor cuts off) Hakuna ________ Fermata
the speed in which something in played Tempo
the combination of melody, harmony, and rhythm Music
the author of music composer
that note is to low, play it in the upper _______ octave
what's the football team doing on our field? (aka the best band) marchingband
a brisk tempo allegro
to play smooth and connected legato
some say "killer of ears" others say "tiny flute" piccolo
valved brass instrument that is in the upper octave Trumpet
a notation that tells you the duration and the pitch of a sound (ex. Bb) Note
woodwind single reed instrument that is usually black clarinet
an expression to play loud or loudly forte
an expression to play soft or quietly; a percussion instrument that uses black and white keys to play piano
valved low brass instrument played on bass clef tuba
a brass instrument that is played with a slide trombone
low double reed woodwind, usually somewhat uncommon bassooon
a direction to emphasize a note accent
flute, oboe, bassoon, clarinet, and piccolo are all part of what family woodwind
trumpet, baritone, and tuba are all apart of what family brass
2nd lowest valved brass instrument; some say tiny tuba baritone
to do again or more than once repeat
double reed woodwind that is in the upper octave and is similar to the clarinet oboe
a notation to play short, usually represented by a dot, "DIT" stacato
a single reed woodwind that is usually gold, soprano,alto,tenor,bari saxophone
traingle, marimba, snare drum are all part of what family percussion

Music Basics Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The dynamic that indicates to play very loudly (seen as ff) Fortissimo
Symbol found directly to the right of a note; raises the pitch of the note (#) Sharp
Symbol found directly to the left of a note; lowers the pitch of the note (b) Flat
The dynamic that indicates to play very softly (seen as pp) Pianissimo
A note held for 2 beats Half note
A note held for 1 beat Quarter note
A sign that indicates a section should be repeated Repeat sign
A note held for 4 beats Whole note
A gradual decrease in loudness Decrescendo
The dynamic that indicates to play loudly (seen as f) Forte
The dynamic that indicates to play medium soft (seen as mp) Mezzo piano
The vertical line separating measures Bar line
A gradual increase in loudness Crescendo
The dynamic that means to play soft (seen as p) Piano
The dynamic that means to play medium loud (seen as mf) Mezzo forte
There are _______ lines on a staff. Five
There are _______ spaces on a staff. Four