Type
Crossword
Description

A type of gear which is used to control the dynamic range of a sound COMPRESSOR
The place on a guitar on which you're playing the notes NECK
A live-concert which is played without any distorted sound is called.. UNPLUGGED
The surname of a famous Bob, who's won the nobel-price for literature, is.. DYLAN
The sound-effect which is used to create the feeling of e.g. standing in a church REVERB
The keys on a piano which are not white are.. BLACK
Dave Grohl, who was the drummer for the band Nirvana, has a famous band called.. FOOFIGHTERS
The material on which music is recorded for a record player, which has the colour black, is called.. VINYL
The country which brought us The Rolling Stones is called.. ENGLAND
The abbreviation for software which is used to record/edit audio in a musical way is.. DAW

Arts and Media Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A group of musicians who play modern music together BAND
The collective term for music, art, theatre, literature, etc CULTURE
POSTER / A large, printed picture or notice put on a wall, in order to decorate a place or to advertise something POSTER
ALBUM / Several songs or pieces of music on a CD, a record, etc ALBUM
AUDIENCE / The people who sit and watch a performance at a cinema, theatre, etc AUDIENCE
A book, newspaper, etc. that is one of several that are the same and were produced at the same time EDITION
A television or radio station (= broadcasting company) CHANNEL
A television or radio programme or performance SHOW
A very popular book that many people have bought BESTSELLER
A room or building which is used for showing works of art GALLERY
A short period of time between the parts of a play, performance, etc INTERVAL
When objects such as paintings are shown to the public EXHIBITION
The story of a book, film, play, etc.) PLOT
A person in a play or a film PART
A report in a newspaper, magazine or programme that gives an opinion about a new book, film, etc REVIEW
A view or picture of a film, play or show SCENE
A picture, especially on film or television or on a screen IMAGE
All the actors in a film, a play or a show CAST

Rock Bands Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Alice In Chains
Amaranthe
Arctic Monkeys
As I Lay Dying
Asking Alexandria
Avenged Sevenfold
Black Veil Brides
Breaking Benjamin
Bullet For My Valentine
Cage The Elephant
Device
Disturbed
Drowning Pool
Fall Out Boy
Falling In Reverse
Fight Or Flight
Foo Fighters
Hollywood Undead
Imagine Dragons
Korn
Linkin Park
Marilyn Manson
Marmozets
Metallica
My Chemical Romance
Nickelback
Nirvana
Panic At The Disco
Peirce The Veil
Stone Temple Pilots

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

1970s Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Was a state of political and military tension after World War II between powers the United States and powers in the Soviet Union. Coldwar
A permanent wave for men,involves the use of heat and/or chemicals to break and reform the cross-linking bonds of the hair structure. Maleperm
Running naked in public streaking
Typically soul-influenced and melodic with a regular bass beat and popular particularly in the late 1970s. disco
A transparent electric lamp containing a viscous liquid in which a brightly colored waxy substance is suspended, rising and falling in irregular and constantly changing shapes. lavalamp
A car with a longer body than usual, incorporating a large carrying area behind the seats and having an extra door at the rear for easy loading. stationwagon
Each of a pair of boots, or metal frames attached to shoes, with four or more small wheels, for gliding across a hard surface. rollerskates
A popular name, taken from the title of a film, for the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) of President Ronald Reagan. starwars
A novel (1969) by Mario Puzo. godfather
Is a 1975 American thriller film directed by Steven Spielberg. jaws
A White House political scandal that came to light during the 1972 presidential campaign dealing with Nixon. watergate
Is a 1976 American sports drama film directed by John G. Avildsen and both written by and starring Sylvester Stallone. rocky
Is a 1978 American musical romantic comedy film directed by Randal Kleiser and produced by Paramount Pictures. grease
A 1971 horror novel by William Peter Blatty. exorcist
Rod Stewart gave him the nickname "Sharon" and he also has "Rocket Man" after his second album. eltonjohn
An English rock band formed in London. pinkfloyd
Is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist and pianist. As a locally successful Detroit-area artist. bobsegar
Prominent performers of the disco music era in the late 1970s. The group sang recognisable three-part tight harmonies. beegees
An American pianist, singer-songwriter and a composer. Since releasing his first hit song, "Piano Man", in 1973, he has become the sixth best-selling recording artist and the third best-selling solo artist in the United States. billyjoel
An English rock band formed in London in 1968. The band's heavy, guitar-driven sound, rooted in blues and psychedelia on their early albums. ledzeppelin
An American rock band, sometimes referred to as "the Bad Boys from Boston"and "America's Greatest Rock and Roll Band". aerosmith
A British-American rock band formed in July 1967, in London. The band have sold more than 100 million records worldwide, making them one of the best-selling bands of all time. fleetwoodmac
a British rock band that formed in London in 1970. The classic line-up was Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor, and John Deacon. queen
An American former professional baseball right fielder who played 21 seasons. Was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1993. reggiejackson
A contact sport played by two teams of five members roller skating in the same direction around a track. rollerderby
Improved from a league-worst 1–13 record the previous year, finishing with a 5–9 record and third place in the newly formed AFC Central. steelers
Is a two-player connection game in which the players first choose a color and then take turns dropping colored discs from the top into a seven-column, six-row vertically suspended grid. connectfour
A low-riding tricycle, usually made of plastic, with an over-sized front wheel. bigwheel
Is an American card game that is played with a specially printed deck. uno
Is a toy brand created by Parker Brothers and currently owned by Hasbro. nerf
An air filled punching bag for children. punchtoys
Is one of the earliest arcade video games and the very first sports arcade video game. It is a tennis sports game featuring simple two-dimensional graphics. pong
Was a collectible conceived in 1975, by advertising executive Gary Dahl. petrock
Is a 1970 American satirical black comedy war film directed by Robert Altman and written by Ring Lardner, Jr. mash
An animated series produced by Filmation and was aired on ABC during the 1974–1977 seasons. gilligan

Pop Culture Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What film studio made WALL-E, Toy Story and Brave? Pixar
In which country was Lego invented? Denmark
The longest running show ON BROADWAY is... The Phantom of the Opera
Which show was based on the autobiography of Gypsy Rose Lee? Gypsy
What was the name of the first hippie musical? Hair
Which show, starring Robert Preston and Barbara Cook on Broadway? The Music Man
Which show about Danny and Sandy was made into a film with John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John. Grease
What did the Little Shop hold in the movie which premiered in 1982? Horrors
What cult classic was made in 1975? therockyhorrorpictureshow
Which 90s revival hit shares its name with a gangster city? Chicago
Famous movie or play about a lion? Thelionking
What movie or play is about a village girl falling in loe with a beast? Beauty and the beast
What famous movie or playabout a girl that's not in Kansas anymore? The Wizard of oz
The prequel for The Wizard of Oz Wicked
Who was US President when America entered World War II? Franklin Roosevelt.
Who succeeded Nixon as President of the USA in 1974? ford
What film adapted from a one-woman off-Broadway show is considered the most profitable movie in Hollywood history? My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Which candy did the boy in E.T. use to lure the extraterrestrial? Reese's Pieces
What was the original title of the horror classic "Halloween"? The Babysitter Murders
What kind of animal was Baloo in The Jungle Book? Bear

Medieval Music Crossword

Type
Crossword
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

Jazz and Blues Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The first white band leader to use black musicians in his group? Benny Goodman
The band leader who is still listed as missing in action? Glenn Miller
playing or singing a piece of music previously performed by another musician is called a? Cover song
to make up music on the spot? Improvise
Who is considered the best female scat singer ever? Ella Fitzgerald
Charlie Parker’s instrument was the? Saxophone
Louis Armstrong’s main instrument was the? Trumpet
Scott Joplin was famous for what style of music? Ragtime
What trumpet player briefly ran for President in 1963-1964? Dizzy Gillespie
What was Benny Goodman’s instrument known as? Licorice stick
Practicing and practicing until you get it right? Woodshed
Who was the band leader that always dressed like royalty? Duke Ellington
What was Glenn Miller’s instrument? Trombone
This famous band leader was known for his fast, flying fingers across the piano keys? Count Basie
A round cylinder attached to paper punched with holes is called a? Piano Roll
Billie Holiday always ware this flower in her hair when performing Gardenia
The style of jazz with fast tempos and lots of improvisation is called? Bebop
The first time for a performance is a? Debut
Singing that uses nonsense syllables instead of real words. Scat
music played and or sung about lost loves? Torch Song
The musician who died poor and disappointed? Scott Joplin
Female singer who had stage fright? Sarah Vaughn
a job playing music is called a? Gig
A musical mix of African and Cuban rhythms is called? Afro-Cuban Jazz
B.B. King’s guitar Lucille
Benny Goodman’s nick name King of Swing
Benny Goodman’s signature glare when a musician messed up earned him this nickname? The Ray
Dizzy Gillespie was known as? Ambassador of Jazz
one of Louis Armstrong’s nicknames Satchmo
Nightclub in Harlem Cotton Club
Louis Armstrong King of Jazz
Ella Fitzgerald First Lady of Song
Musical Prodigy Herbie Hancock
King of the Blues BB King
Lady Day Billie Holiday
Scott Joplin King of Ragtime
Charlie Parker’s nickname Yardbird
Queen of the blues Dinah Washington
New York nightclub named in honor of Charlie Parker Birdland

The Beatles Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What city are The Beatles from Liverpool
Which Beatle plays drums RingoStarr
who Is one Of the main singers PaulMcCartney
Who is the other main singer JohnLennon
What month was John Lennon born October
Who played the Guitar GeorgeHarrison
What month was Paul McCartney born June
What month was Ringo Starr born July
What Month was George Harrison born Febuary
What was John's band name TheQuarrymen
What album did they record in 1965 RubberSoul
What was their last album called AbbeyRoad
Which Beatle got stabbed in 1999 George
About how many people watched The Beatles sing on tv 73million
As The Beatles were kids who did they want to be like Elvis
What kind of music di George like to listen to Skiffle
What was Ringo diagnosed with as a kid Appendicitis
Who renamed the band The Beatles Stu
What year did The Beatles first single come out 1963
When did The Beatles come to America 1964
What music record company did they sign with CapitolRecords

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

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