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Troubadours and trouveres Poet musicians
Abbess of Rupertsberg in Germany and the first woman composer with a large number of monophonic sacred songs that have survived Hildegard of Bingen
Who Gregorian Chant is named after Pope Gregory I
Translates as fixed melody and is a chant that is used as the basis for polyphony Cantus firmus
Consists of texts that remain the same from day to day throughout the church year Mass Ordinary
One of the main poetic and musical forms in 14th and 15th century France Rondeau
Most celebrated Italian composer of the 14th century and his music consisted exclusively of Italian songs for 2 or 3 voices Francesco Landini
Famous musician and poet born in the French province of Champagne and traveled to many courts and presented beautifully decorated copies of his music and poetry to noble patrons Guillaume de Machaut
An Italian poetic and musical form that originated as a dance-song Ballata
The scales used in Gregorian chant Church modes
Performed music and acrobatics in the castles, taverns, and town squares Jongleurs
Refers to a characteristic way of using melody, rhythm, tone color, dynamics, harmony, texture, and form Style
Medieval music that consists of Gregorian chant and one or more additional melodic lines Organum
Consists of one or more long, sustained tones accompanying a melody Drone
A medieval dance estampie

Medieval Music Crossword

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Description

A form of medieval church that involves chanting; it emerged around 100 A.D. No instruments involved. Plainchant
A note or group of notes that are sung in a single syllable. Neumes
Pope Gregory the Great's compilation is recognized as this. Gregorian Chant
The combining of two or more musical lines. Polyphony
When the chant is sung and played on instruments in long notes while 3 faster melodies are sung above it. Cantus Firmis
New type of vocal music in which rhythm was specified for the first time. Motet
Tthese type of people and traveling minstrels danced played and sang their own songs in courts & streets. Jongleurs
Nobel men who set poems to music. Troubadours
Troubadours were either called this or singers of love. Minnesingers
Plucked instrument similar to a modern zither. Psaltery
One stringed instrument which has no modern counterpart. Tromba marina
A double reed instrument. Its modern descendant is the oboe. Shawm
An ancestor of our trombone without a slide it can only play a few notes. Buisine
The tendency of a musical composition to gravitate toward one particular note called. Tonality
The word for songs in french. Chasons
Temporary resting point in a piece of music. cadence
Introduced two centuries earlier,but then evolved into sophisticated polyphonic songs. Madrigal
Polyphonic works written for 7 singers per voice part instead of for solo voices. Choral music

Music in the Medieval Era (Middle Ages) Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

manuscript
dance music
church
Organ
Medieval
Middle Ages
Strophic Form
Troubadours
Improvisation
Accompanimet
instrumental
Sacred music
Secular music
vernacular
Free Organum
Heterophony
Pope Gregory I
Neumes
Guido de Arezzo
Parallel Organum
Gregorian Chant
Plain Chant
polyphonic
monophonic

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

The Classical Period Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Mozarts first name wolfgang
The significant thing that made Beethoven unique from other composers was that he was .... Deaf
Moonlight Sonata, Fur Elise and the symphony's where composed by... Beethoven
The name of the famous Italian composer best known for his operas? Verdi
The full name of the German organist, composerand vilolinist who wrote over 1100 compositions Joahnn Sabastian Bach
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky was born in Saint Petersburg, what country is Sain Petersburg located Russia
An era of classical music where singers and musicians perform to create a form of dramatically art Opera
Beethovens first name Ludwig
True or False the classical music period ended before Beethoven died True
The classical music period was before what music period Romantic

Music Genres Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A polynesian dance form Hula
A type of German song, typically for solo voice accompanied with piano Lieder
Soothing song played for children Lullaby
Words and nonsense syllables are chanted in rhythmic harmony to support the stylized melody of the lead singer Doowop
Influenced by jazz, usually having topical lyrics Calypso
style of music that often expresses feelings of sadness Blues
a ballroom dance in which the dancers revolve in perpetual circles, taking one step to each beat Waltz
serves to honor our country’s forefathers and for national unity Patriotic
an up-tempo style of disco music characterized by deep bass rhythms, piano or synthesizer melodies, and soul music singing House
It is a form of electronic dance music.Techno beats have a distinct sound to them Techno
characterized by the intensity of feeling or expressing deep emotion. Soul
music sung on syllables instead of words Scat
a form of religious music that contains elements of Jazz and Blues Gospel
rhythmic 70’s style of music with a strong bass beat, trumpets, keyboards, electric guitars, and vocals Funk
music is characterised by a strong influence from hardcore punk and the use of screamed vocals Screamo
It is a type of traditional Mexican folk music. Usually has maracas. Mariachi
style of blues played on the piano with a strong, fast beat Boogie Woogie
has heavy band, and sometimes has aggressive vocals Heavy Metal
It is rhythmic, and was birthed out of blues music. Jazz
has an island feel, and is usually accompanied by piano or organ Reggae
The vocalist sing with drama. Each word is pronounced clearly Musical Theatre
typically has banjos in it, and can be mistaken for country music Bluegrass
pieces sung by a choir Choral
It is sung with aggression. Uses little vibrato (vibration in your vocal cords.) Sometimes the main instrument you hear is the guitar. Rock
songs without vocals Instrumental

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

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

Music appreciation Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Inclusion of folk songs etc characteristic of romantic music Nationalism
Use of chords containing tones not found in the prevailing major or minor scale but included in the chromatic scale Chromatic harmony
Slight holding back or pressing forward of tempo to intensify the expression of the music Rubato
Concluding section the section at the end of an art song that sums up its mood played by the piano or orchestra Postlude
Vocal form in which the same music is repeated for each stanza of a poem strophic form
Vocal form in which there is new music for each stanza of a poem Through composed
Instrumental music having no intended association with a story, poem, idea, or scene. Non program music Absolute music
Single melody used in several movements of a long work to represent a recurring idea Idee Fixe
Short musical idea associated with a person object or thought characteristic of the operas of Wagner Leitmotif
Instrumental music associated with a story poem idea or scene Program Music
Group of art songs unified by a story line that runs through their poems, or by musical ideas linking the songs Song cycle
In French night piece, a composition usually slow lyrical and intimate in character often for piano solo Nocturne
In French, study, a piece designed to help a performer master specific technical difficulties Etude
Mass for the dead Requiem

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

Music Terms Crossword

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Crossword
Description

a person who writes, especially as a professional occupation Composer
a group of instrumentalists, especially one combining string,woodwind, brass and percussion sections and playing classical music Orchestra
a person who plays a musical instrument Musician
relating to or having the form or character of a symphony Symphonic
a work of music, literature, or art Composition
the principal part in harmonized music Melody
one of the names for notes of musical scale in solmization Sofa syllables
singing in unison, texts in a free rhytm Chant
a group singing in unison Chorus
a composition written for two vocalists or instrumentalist Concerto
a piece written and sung for two people Duet
pleasing combinations of tone played together Harmony
the unit measure where the beats on the lines of the staff are divided up into two,three and four beats to a measure Measure
the study of forms, history,science,and methods of music Musicology
a repeated phrase Ostinato
a composition based on previous work Parody
the frequency of a note determining how high or low it sounds Pitch
a solo concert with or without accompaniment Recital
the principal note of a traid Root
successive notes of a key or mode either ascending or descending Scale
a symbol indicating the note is to be raised be one semitone Sharp
the highest female voice Soprano
three notes chords consisting of a root, third, and fifth Traid
the raising and lowering a pitch of an instrument Tuning
a period in the history of music Classical
the regular rhythmic pattern of the music Beat
music written for chorus and orchestra Cantana
the keyboard of a stringed instrument Clavier
the first violin in an orchestra Concert master
lowest female singing Contralto
a direction to play expressively Espressivo
a symbol indicating that the note is to be diminished by one semitone Flat
sliding between note Glissando
vocal compsition written written for three or more solo parts Glee
a type of rim shot use in latin music Knock
music that is easy to listen to/understand Accesible
music produced by instruments Acoustic
musical produced by instruments Binary
slowly and seriously Grave
closing section of movement Coda
painfully distressed Dolore
continuing sound Monotone
pronunciation of a sentence Phrase