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IMPROVISATION
METER
PHRASE

Elements of Music Crossword

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Crossword
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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

Musical Terms Word Search

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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 Elements Word Search

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melody
tone color
expression
duration
design
harmony
texture
form
phrase
interval
contour
tonality
pitch
environmental
instrumental
vocal
mood
articulation
style
dynamics
tempo
pattern
rhythm
beat
meter

Music Word Search

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note
key
low
high
chorus
spaces
lines
music
recorder
tempo
staff
forte
dynamics
conductor
verse
rhythm
pitch
melody
harmony
symphony
orchestra
decrescendo
composer
beat
treble
song
rest
piano
natural
flat
crescendo
clef
BASS

Blues Music Crossword

Type
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Description

Three or more notes that combine harmoniously chord
A part that supports or provides background for other musical parts Accompaniment
A short repeated phrase Ostinato
Passing from one note to another whilst deliberately sliding through the notes in between them Sliding
Making up a musical phrase on the spot Improvisation
A set of notes used in the melody of Blues music Blues Scale
A chord with an added note, 7 notes above the first Seventh Chord
Rhythms that are unexpectedly off the beat Syncopation
When pairs of quavers are played unevenly, with the first slightly longer and the second slightly shorter Swing Rhythm
A set of notes ordered in pitch, for example C-C Scale
Raises the pitch of the note Sharp
Lowers the pitch of the note Flat
A short and catchy repeated musical phrase Riff
Pop, R&B and Rock and Roll are all _______________ of the Blues Sub genres
The most famous Rock and Roll singer Elvis Presley
A common Blues string instrument Guitar
When the leader sings a phrase and a crowd sings back an answering phrase Call and response
Blues music is passed on by... Ear
Blues music is usually sung in a ______ tempo Slow
This was invented in the 1920s Recording

Music Genres Crossword

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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 Terms Crossword

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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

Music Theory Terminology Word Search

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RITARD
TIE
RHYTHM
MARCATO
LENTO
HARMONY
DYNAMICS
DIMINUENDO
BAR
CADENCE
BEAT
WHOLE STEP
HALF STEP
TRANSPOSE
TIME SIGNATURE
KEY SIGNATURE
FLAT
SHARP
NATURAL
SCALE
STACCATO
TENUTO
MOUTHPIECE
BRASS
PERCUSSION
WOOD WIND
TENOR
ALTO
SOPRANO
CLEF
TREBLE
BASS
OCTAVE
REPEAT
CAESURA
FERMATA
BREATH MARK
CHORD
INTERVAL
INTONATION
TONE
PITCH
MIDDLE C
LEDGER LINE
STAFF
BARLINE
STEM
FLAG
SIXTEENTH NOTE
FORTISSIMO
FORTE
MEZZO FORTE
MEZZO PIANO
PIANO
PIANISSIMO
DECRESCENDO
CRESCENDO
EIGHTH NOTE
QUARTER NOTE
REST
HALF NOTE
WHOLE NOTE

Choir Vocabulary Review Crossword

Type
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

All About Dance Word Search

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african
alignment
Arrangement
ballet
barre
battement
butterfly position
cannon
choreographer
composition
contract
Dance Culture
dance elements
dance style
extension
feedback
improvisation
isolation
jazz
male dancer
modern
music
parallel position
performance
phrasing
plie'
release
rhythm
swing
tap