Type
Crossword
Description

Palenstine
Second Aliyah
harmonics
gypsy minor
Cafe and Cabaret music
The kettle, the broom, Li-La-Lo
Pioneers
yemenite-style
Tzadik
Catoral and chassidic
modzitz
Israeli Hasidic Song
Reform movement
Shlomo Carlebach
Tof’ah
organ and choir
jazz and rock
fiddle and harmonica
Hasidic Rock
Klezmatics

60s Music Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

music style reliant on improvisation and avoiding traditional tunes, repeating chord progressions, and regular pulse. Free Jazz
music style featuring harmonically static stretches based on a single scale or mode. Modal Jazz
a style of music composition based on a radically reduced amount of musical material, thus relying on static harmony, patterned rhythms, and repetition. Minimalism
resembling the minor scale but with a raised sixth degree Dorian Mode
a remarkable singer by any standard, could use her capacious voice both as a jazz instrument and as a vehicle for words. Sarah Vaughn
a postmodern style of composition that incorporates modernist and pre modernist elements New Romanticism
the mixing of modernist and pre modernist styles in a way that emphasizes their contrasts. Postmodernism
a minimalist style in which two or more identical parts are played in slightly different tempos. Phase Music
the thick instrumental texture associated with 1960s popular recordings produced by Phil Spector. Wall of Sound
an office building at 1619 Broadway in New York City, in the 1960s a center for popular songwriting and publishing. Brill Building
the American fascination with the Beatles and other British bands in the 1960s. British Invasion
a southern Californian rock style of the 1960s that emphasizes loud electric guitars, heavy reverb, rapid tremolo picking, and the use of Middle Eastern scales and borrowings from the Mexican mariachi. Surf Music
popular style featuring country-style vocals, polished instrumental and vocal backings, and the downplaying of traditional instruments such as fiddle and banjo. Nashville sound
style of 1960s soul music that resembles mainstream pop in its use of smooth vocals and string sections. Motown Sound

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

Musicals Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

West Side Story
Annie
Cabaret
Company
Grease
Gypsy
Hairspary
Hello Dolly
Les Miserables
Mama Mia
Mame
Once
Ragtime
Rent
Rock of Ages
Sunset Blvd
Sweeny Todd
The Music Man
The Newsies
The Wiz
Wicked

Musical instruments Word Scramble

Type
Word Scramble
Description

sitar
cello
trombone
guitar
bassoon
saxophone
sousaphone
flute
castanets
fiddle
clarinet
piano
xylophone
bongos
maracas
cymbals
piccolo
didgeridoo
accordian
harmonica

Folk Music Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Lyrics
Rhythm
This Land Is Your Land
Blowin' In The Wind
Spirituals
Folk Music
Accordion
Piano
Flute
Fiddle
Banjo
Bob Dylan
Woody Guthrie
Harmonica
Guitar

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 Vocabulary Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

accelerando
adagio
allegro
andante
arco
bass
bassoon
bongos
cello
clarinet
coda
crescendo
cymbals
decrescendo
drum
flat
flate
flute
forte
french horn
harp
harpsichord
improvise
jazz
major
marimba
minor
natural
oboe
piano
pizz
portato
rock
round
saxophone
sharp
slur
tambourine
tie
triplet
trombone
trumpet
tuba
tympani
viola
violin
xyolphone

Rock 'n' Roll & Blues: Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What does rock and roll music originate from? BLUES
A famous rock 'n' roll singer - Elvis _______ PRESLEY
Rock around the _____ CLOCK
Famous Elvis song - _________ Rock JAILHOUSE
Bill Haley & The ______ COMETS
Rock 'n' Roll music began in the ____'s 1940
Another type of music formed from blues music - ______ and Blues RHYTHM
Bessie _____was a famous blues singer SMITH
Blues music originatedin rural _______ AMERICA
Blues music began in the early ____'s 1920
Another famous Blues singer was Eric _______ CLAPTON
Blues music was created by African ______ SLAVES
____ music also came from the blues JAZZ
Chuck _____ - a famous rock n roll singer BERRY
Johnny B. _____ - famous rock n roll song GOODE
The _______ - famous rock n roll band BEATLES
The _______ Stones - another famous rock n roll band ROLLING
B. B. ____ - blues singer KING
Led ________ - blues band ZEPPELIN
____ Best - drummer of The Beatles PETE

Music Styles Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Patriotic
Oldies
Rap
Techno
Christain
Classical
Blues
Celtic
A Cappella
Beatbox
Latino
Folk
Jazz
Reggae
Pop
Gospel
Soul
BeBop
Rock and Roll
Country

Rock 'n' Roll Music Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

smoke on the water
buddy holly
syncopation
coda
ostinato
riff
rap
piano
introduction
chorus
verse
african
rhythm and blues
jazz
chords
vocals
rhythm guitar
lead guitar
instrumental
middle eight
chubby checker
crowded house
heavy rock
rock around the clock
drum kit
back beat
wahwah
distortion
bass guitar
alternative rock
surf rock
silverchair
bill haley
elvis presley
johnny okeefe
twelve bar blues