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The first part to learn in "Bottom to the Top" pedal
Where all organ controls and keyboards are found console
A repeated melodic or rhythmic phrase ostinato
A pedal whose normal position is closed crescendo
A group of a rank of pipes division
A combination of stops used in an organ piece registration
A set of pipes with the same tone quality rank
Finding a note before it is time to play prelocation
Choose the sound the organ will play stops
Another name for "stop names" nomenclature
One or more notes played with the other hand redistribution
The main family of organ tones principal
A non-legato touch detached
How high or low a sound is pitch
Smooth and connected legato

Music Terminology Crossword

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Description

a creative work, especially a poem or piece of music composition
a sequence of single notes that is musically satisfying; a tune melody
a continually repeated musical phrase or rhythm. ostinato
a strong, regular repeated pattern of movement or sound rhythm
the representation of music through the use of visual symbols graphic notation
short melodic phrase repeated throughout a composition, Melodic ostinato
short melodic phrase repeated throughout a composition, sometimes slightly varied or transposed to a different pitch rhythmic ostinato
orchestrate or arrange (a piece of music), typically for a specified instrument or instruments score
the quality of a sound governed by the rate of vibrations producing it; the degree of highness or lowness of a tone pitch
a note having the time value of an eighth of a semibreve or half a crotchet, represented by a large dot with a hooked stem. quaver
a note having the time value of two minims or four crotchets, represented by a ring with no stem. It is the longest note now in common use. semibreve
a note having the time value of two crotchets or half a semibreve, represented by a ring with a stem. minim
a note having the time value of a quarter of a semibreve or half a minim, represented by a large solid dot with a plain stem. crotchet
(especially in church music) the highest adult male singing voice (sometimes distinguished from the countertenor voice as using falsetto). alto
the highest singing voice. soprano
lowest singing voice base
a singing voice between baritone and alto or countertenor, the highest of the ordinary adult male range. tenor

Music Appreciation Vocabulary Quiz 1 Crossword

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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

Choir Vocabulary Review Crossword

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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

chorus Crossword

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Description

~highest in adult male voice ~the lowest in female alto
highest singing voices soprano
a note equivalent in time value to one half of a whole note half note
in a smooth, flowing manner, without breaks between notes legato
the range of a male voice between tenor and bass baritone
a group of singers who sing together chorus
a gradual increase in volume crescendo
a gradual decrease in volume decrescendo
the range of a voice between counter tenor and baritone. The second lowest part in a four-part arrangement. tenor
notes marked with a dot above or below mean to be sung quickly and lightly. staccato
the lines and spaces upon which musical notes are written to show high or low pitches. staff
a tone with either twice or half the frequency of another given tone, or eight "letter" tones span between such notes octave
a voice, instrument, or sound of the lowest range,in particular. bass
one or more vocalists performing without an accompaniment. a cappella
the period of music history which dates from the mid 1700's to 1800's. the music was spare and emotionally reserved, especially when compared to Romantic and Boroque music. classical
two or more voices or instruments playing the same note simultaneously. unison
the intonation, pitch, and modulation of a composition expressing the meaning, feeling, or attitude of the music. tone
a period in history dating from the 14th to 16th centuries. this period signified the rebirth of music, art, and literature. Renaissance
the frequency of a note determining how high or low it sounds. pitch
a symbol at the beginning of the staff defining the pitch of the notes found in that particular staff. clef

Music Vocabulary Crossword

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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

Elements of Music Crossword

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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

Choir Crossword

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Crossword
Description

very fast presto
more molto
moderately slow andante
at ease,leisurely in tempo adagio
moderately fast allegretto
quickly and cheerfully allegro
moderately moderato
slowly lento
lively and fast vivace
very slow largo
a stretched or broadened tempo rubato
to be silent/cut out of the piece tacet
used to indicate that all musicians should play/sing tutti
suddenly subito
strong accent that gradually increases in volume crescendo
majestic maestoso
to emphasize a note by deliberately holding it for its full duration tenuto
to add intensity to a note, usually through increased volume accent
return to a original tempo a tempo
less meno
more molto
little by little poco a poco
unaccompanied choral music a capella
give permission to improvise over a melody ad lib.
gradually get louder cresc.
gradually get softer decresc.
gradually get faster accel.
gradually get softer rit.
hold until the conductor cuts you off fermata
short and detached staccato
smooth and connected legato
the beginning of the piece da capo
indicates where the musician is to return dal segno
a point in the music in which the musician will skip, often at the end of the song coda
group of singers often the term interchangeable with choir chorus

music terms Crossword

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Description

sung or played without accompaniment A capella
getting faster in speed accelerando
A little faster than adagio adagietto
(at ease)gracefully adagio
agitated agitato
(joyful)lively, moderately fast alegro
slightly slower than allegro;a little joyful allegretto
(walking faster than adaio;at a walking pace andante
animated;with energy andante
with spirit con brio
with love;tenderly con amore
with fire; in a harsh manner con fuoco
with movement con moto
growing louder slowly crescendo
from the beginning;D.C. go back to beginning and finish where fine is da capo
shrinking; becoming softer decrescendo
to the sing:D.S.to back to the sing dalsegno
dividing Divisi
suffix that means "a little" -etto
sweetly doice
(stopped) marks a note to be held fermatta
very strong:very loud grazioso
little by little poco a poco
key signifying a happy or upbeat tone major

Music Terms Crossword

Type
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

5th Grade Music Terms Crossword

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Crossword
Description

two or more different pitches heard at the same time harmony
three or more different pitches played at the same time chord
ideas that can be owned and registered with a copyright, patent or trademark intellectual property
creates a happy or more cheerful mood in the music MAJOR
creates a more serious or sad mood in the music minor
gradually get faster accelerando
gradually get slower ritardando
a symbol that means play the note louder, so that it stands out from the others accent
notes played with a smooth, connected sound legato
a dot placed above or below a note which means the note should be played short and detached staccato
equals three eighth notes dotted quarter note
a note equaling one eighth of a whole note, or half of a beat eighth note
a silence in the music equal to one eighth note eighth rest
4 of these notes together equal one beat sixteenth notes
a single eighth note followed by a quarter note and then another eighth note creates this type of rhythm syncopation
a symbol that raises the pitch by one half step sharp
a symbol that lowers the pitch by one half step flat
a symbol that cancels the sharp or flat that came before it natural
two of the same pitches joined by a curved line and held for the full value of both notes tie
a short melody or rhythm that repeats and varies throughout a piece of music motif
stories that are told on stage through songs, dance, and spoken dialogue musical theater
a group of musicians, actors, or dancers who perform together ensemble
a type of instrument that uses a computer to create sound digital
a type of instrument that does not need electricity to amplify sound acoustic
a type of instrument that uses an electric amplifier electric
in 4-part harmony, the highest voice range; usually sung by a child or adult female soprano
in four-part harmony, the voice range just below soprano; usually sung by a child or adult female alto
in 4-part harmony, the voice range that is just above bass; usually sung by an adult male tenor
n four-part harmony, the lowest voice range; sung by an adult male bass