Type
Crossword
Description

The section of music in a concerto that is unaccompanied and allows the soloist to show off cadenza
A concerto for more than one soloist in the Baroque period was a concerto ....... grosso
Rhythm patterns in Indian Classical music tala
Instrument usually heard in Greek music Bouzouki
Leader of a samba ensemble plays a whistle and the .......... repinique
Rhythm used in Samba music is the son ..... clave
Rhythm used in Bhangra Chaal
Trills, turns and mordents are all examples of this ornamentation
The instrument that plays the drone in In dian Classical music tanpura
The lute type instrument used in Palestinian music Oud
The name of the snare drum in Samba music Caixa
A term for when more than one note is sung on a syllable melisma
An interval smaller than a semitone microtone
The drum most associated with African drumming djembe
A tambourine-like instrument used in Greek music defi
Drum in Arabic music Doumbek
The highest steel pan that plays the melody Pingping
Rhythm used in African drumming doudoumba
Name of the 'scale' used in Indian Classical music raga
Baroque music used ....... dynamics terraced

Music Crossword - Samba, Classical Indian & Gamelan

Type
Crossword
Description

Gamelan originated in what country? (9) Indonesia
Type of instruments used in Gamelan music. (10) Percussion
North Indian Classical music. (10) Hindustani
Most common instrument in Gamelan. (13) Metallophones
A type of double cowbell used in traditional bacteria music ensembles, capoeira dance music and Samba. (5) Agogo
Where Sambas are usually held. (9) Carnivals
Indian classical music has two foundational elements, raga and _________. (4) Tala
The second part of Indian Classical music is a constant fixed note called a _______. (5) Drone
In lots of loud pieces in Gamelan music, the __________ plays a more elaborate version of the basic melody. (6) Bonang
Sambas are _______ so it attracts many listeners. (4) Loud
There are sudden _______ in tempo and dynamics in a Gamelan piece of music. (7) Changes
There are _____ main types of Samba music. (3) Two
In Classical Indian music, tala measures the ________. (9 - two words) Time Cycle
Different rhythm patterns in Classical Indian music. (4) Taal
A type of instrument used in Samba music which has copper strings. (7) Sambuca
Type of drums used in Indian Classical music. (5) Tabla
The violin used in Indian classical music is similar to the one used in Western classical traditions. (5) Veena
Gamelan music is used to accompany performances such as ____ and shadow puppet plays. (5) Dance
Samba music has a tempo of about _____ beats per minute. (7) hundred
The word 'gamel' in Gamelan music means ______. (6) Hammer

World Music Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Type of music found in Java and Bali Gamelan
Type of North Indian classical music Hindustani
The main instrument used in Hindustani music Sitar
The music that is mainly used in carnivals samba
A type of bell used in samba music agogo
The pattern of notes in Indian music raga
There are two types of gamelan, Indonesian and..... balinese
Samba originates in..... Brazil
The instruments found in gamelan, Indian and samba are mostly..... percussion
Instrument that plays the drone of Indian music tampura
The meaning of the word Gamelan hammer
The Indian music played in the south carnatic
The name of the time circle measurement for Indian music tala
Which slave trade does samba music have its roots in? West African
The name of the set of hand played drums that register a beat in Gamelan music kendhang

Baroque Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Period of Music from 1600-1750 Baroque
Italian city that was an important centre for Baroque Music Venice
Class of people who listened to Baroque Music Nobility
Italian violinist and composer Vivaldi
___________ Vivaldi Antonio
Medium to long piece with soloist and a group accompaniment Concerto
The Four ________ by Vivaldi Seasons
String instrument Violin
German composer Bach
__________ Sebastian Bach Johann
Johann _________ Bach Sebastian
Instrument played by J.S. Bach Organ
The well-tempered _______ by Bach Clavier
City Bach came from Leipzig
Instrument from Baroque period ________ Viola
Instrument from Baroque period C____ Cello
Baroque keyboard Harpsichord
George Frideric _______ Handel
English composer Purcell
Piece played on instruments Sonata
Piece sung Cantata
Large instrument which strings which are plucked Harp
Dance suites composed by Bach Partita
The first piece in a Baroque suite Overture
A dance from an instrumental suite Allemande
A lively French dance Courante
A Spanish dance Sarabande
A lively Baroque dance Gigue
A moderate dance in four-four time Gavotte
A moderate dance in two-two time Bourée

Baroque Music - A Look at the Times Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

It was a time of _______ detail and ornamentation. elaborate
In French, baroque means _______________. imperfectpearl
Many composers wrote music for only ____________. instruments
During this period, music for the __________ entertained audiences. stage
The first ____________ emerged. operas
Instrumental forms such as toccatas and _____________ became popular. fugues
_______________ were a form where composers could contrast different instruments. Concertos
The most famous oratorio of all time is Handel's _________. messiah
_______________ told religious stories with the help of soloists and a choir oratorios
Many musicians earned a living as an ____________ of churches, royalty, or wealthy families. employee
_______________ was one of the first self-employed musicians. handel
The baroque era came to an end with the death of ___________ in 1750. bach

Music Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Music written for chorus and orchestra. Most often religious nature Cantata
A song or hymn celebrating Christmas Carol
A short and simple melody performed by a soloist that is part of a larger piece Cavatina
A quick, improvisational, spirited piece of music Capriccio
Includes all twelve notes of an octave Chromatic Scale
3 or 4 notes played simultaneously in harmony Chord
The keyboard of a string insterment Clavier
A composition written for a solo instrument. The soloist plays the melody while the orchestra plays the accompaniment Concerto
A piece of music written in triple time. Also an old French dance Courante
Closing section of a movement Coda
Male singers who are castrated to preserve their alto and soprano vocal range Castrato
A style of singing which is characterized by the easy and flowing tone of the composition Cantabile
A hymn sung by the choir and congregation often in unison Chorale
2 or 3 melodic lines played at the same time Counterpoint
Groups of tones that are harmonious when sounded together as in a chord Consaonance
The first violin in an orchestra Concert Master
Singing in unison, texts in a free rhythm. Similar to the rhythm of speech Chant
The period of music history which dates from the mid 1800's and lasted about 60 years. Tere was a strong regard for order and balance Classicism
One who directs a group of performers. The conductor indicates the tempo, phrasing, dynamics and style by gestures and facial expressions Conductor
A sequence of chords that brings an end to a phrase, either in the middle or the end of a composition Cadence

Musical Terms Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

instrument
song
tenor
alto
music
piano
treble
key signature
tune
style
musical
sound
play
lyrics
composers
baritone
soprano
modern
verse
classical
pop
jazz
voice
choir
melody
rhythm
harmony
fortissimo
crescendo
notes
beats
bass
forte
dynamic
sharp
pitch
tempo
duration
clef
articulation

indian music wordsearch

Type
Word Search
Description

express
improvisation
fingers
palm
tempo
pitch
beat
rhythm
drone
oral
ragas
tambura
traditional
classical
music
india
sitar
tabla

African Music Wordsearch Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Two rhythms that play at the same time Polyrhythm
A type of hand-drum in Western Africa Djembe
The second largest continent Africa
Making a beat on the spot that is in time with other beats Improvisation
Striking the drum at the centre with your palm and fingers Bass
To tap the edge of the drum with your fingers Slap
An instrument that consists of dried gourd with beads Shekere
When someone plays a rhythm and you have to respond back Call and response
A rhythm which is repeated continuously Cyclic rhythm
A rhythm played simulation with another rhythm Cross rhythm
A drum in Africa which uses a stick Dundun
A group of musicians who play together Ensemble
A partner that supports the main musician Accompaniment
Tapping the drum at the edge using your fingers but they have to be closed Tone
The arrangement of a song Structure
The lead drummer Master drummer

Music Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Composer who mastered the Fugue Bach
Instrument that preceded the piano. Harpsichord
The text of an opera Libretto
The opening musical section of an opera Overture
Type of composition that involves a soloist and an accompanying orchestra Concerto
Composer who wrote "The Four Seasons" Vivaldi
Musical term meaning to slow down Ritardando
Musical term meaning to speed up Accelerando
The clef used for lower notes Bass
Musical term meaning to slow down a lot Rallentando
The main musical idea Melody
The supporting musical idea Harmony
The steady pulse of music Beat
How fast the notes go by Rhythm
Musical era 1600-1750 Baroque
Type of composition similar to a round or canon Fugue
The refrain or chorus of an opera Ritornello
Any group of instruments- term coined during the baroque era. Consort
Tempo meaning very slow Largo
Tempo meaning very fast Presto

Classical Music Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Mozart's father, Leopold, was a conductor, composer, and music teacher in the ___________ of Salzburg's Court. ARCHBISHOP
Young Mozart spent many hours listening to his sister, Maria Anna, play the ________ and by the age of three he could play it too. CLAVIER
By the age of six, Mozart had already composed his first piano ________. CONCERTO
Leopold Mozart decided to take his talented children on a musical tour of ______. EUROPE
Mozart married _______ _______ when he was 26 and they had two sons. CONSTANZE WEBER
Two of Mozart's most famous operas are "The Magic Flute" and "The _______ __ ______" MARRIAGE OF FIGARO
By the age of _________, Beethoven had already written his first composition. ELEVEN
Beethoven has studied music with both Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and ______ ______ ______. FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN
Beethoven was well known as a virtuoso ________ long before he was recognized as a great composer. PIANIST
Beginning in the late 1790's, Beethoven began to lose his hearing. One of his greatest works, the _______ ________ was written when he was completely deaf. NINTH SYMPHONY
Early in his career, people thought Beethoven's music was to strong, too forceful, and hard to ________. UNDERSTAND
Musicians since the middle ages were sponsored by patrons, either the church or a wealthy ________. ARISTOCRAT
________ was the most important element in a composition and it was usually given to an easy to hear instrument. MELODY
Musicians were hired to skillfully display their talents as a composer and performer with music that reflected the "_____ __ ___ _____" SPIRIT OF THE TIMES
Music composed in the classical period _______ national boundaries, meaning that it was not identifiable with a particular country or region. TRANSCENDED
Franz Joseph Haydn was know as the "Father of the _________" SYMPHONY
In 1740, Haydn was admitted to a boarding school where singers were trained for the emperor's court in _______. VIENNA
In 1761, Haydn began work for Prince ________ in Austria and soon was put in charge of all court music. ESTERHAZY
From 1791-1794 Haydn wrote his last twelve symphonies called the "______ Symphonies" while in England. LONDON
The "________ Symphony" is one of his most famous pieces. It uses loud kettle drums to wake up anyone who may be sleeping. SURPRISE
Haydn's _______ of instruments in his orchestra formed the basis for modern symphonic orchestras. COMBINATION