Type
Crossword
Description

Mass-produced & disseminated via the mass media POPULAR MUSIC
Sounds & silences, intention & perception MUSIC
Birth place of Jazz music NEW ORLEANS
This music buliding block sets the tone and is used to describe the soud TIMBRE
String of pitches MELODY
Frequency of high/low sounds PITCH
" Jeanie with the light brown hair" STEVEN FOSTER
Stars and Stripes Forever JOHN SOUSA
Military band brass bands
Refrain/chorus is _______ form AABA
12 bars with AAB form blues
Tiger Jazz is and example of _____________ jazz. hot
Theatrical fom descended from musics shows & ministrelsy vaudeville
Scott Joplin maple leaf rag
Europe Society Orchestra castle house rag
"catching like the smallpox" jazz craze
ODJB Tiger rag
El Manicero (the peanut vendor) Don Aziazu
Type of jazz latin
This man is considered the father of the blues W C Handy
"Blue skies" Irving Berlin
Usually sets of the dramatic context or emotional tone of the song verse
"Just Molly and me and baby makes 3" Blue Heaven
ABAC april showers
You are either a "belter" or a _____________ crooner
"I got rhythm" Gershwin
________ records race
Queen of blues. Was part of Race Records Mamie Smith

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

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

BAND Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

intonation
beatles
perfection
adjudicate
allegro
andante
bach
band
bass
bassoon
beethoven
clarinet
coltrane
determination
director
ensemble
flute
focus
handel
haydn
horn
jazz
ledzeppelin
maestro
march
marimba
nirvana
oboe
orchestra
pepband
percussion
practice
presto
ruff
saxophone
sousa
stevensville
syncopation
treble
trombone
trumpet
tuba
work
xylophone
yellowjacket

Jazz and blues music Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

African-Americans
Muddy waters
Mozelle Alderson
high pitch
low pitch
Willie dixon
Jimmy reed
piano
guitar
blues
jazz

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

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

George Gershwin Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

russian
opera
musicals
swanee
george
gershwin
let 'em eat cake
new york symphony
broadway
hollywood
brooklyn
la la lucille
composer
piano
porgy and bess
concerto in f
lullaby for Strings
Jazz
Blues
American in Paris
Rhapsody in Blue

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

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

Instruments and Music Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a stringed musical instrument of treble pitch Violin
a member of a family of metal wind instruments with a single-reed mouthpiece, used especially in jazz and dance music. Saxophone
a musical instrument, roughly triangular in shape, consisting of a frame supporting a graduated series of parallel strings, played by plucking with the fingers Harp
a thing designed to be put in or against the mouth Mouthpiece
a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound Note
a brass musical instrument with a flared bell and a bright, penetrating tone. The modern instrument has the tubing looped to form a straight-sided coil, with three valves. Trumpet
a strong, regular, repeated pattern of movement or sound Rhythm
a cylindrical mechanism in a brass instrument that, when depressed or turned, admits air into different sections of tubing and so extends the range of available notes. Valve
a large tuba that encircles the player's body and has a bell facing forwards Sousaphone
a stick which is strung with hair. It is used to pull across the strings of a string instrument such as a violin, viola, cello or double bass. Bow
an instrument that is second lowest in pitch in its family. Baritone
woodwind instrument having a straight cylindrical tube with a flaring bell and a single-reed mouthpiece, played by means of finger holes and keys Clarinet
a large keyboard musical instrument with a wooden case enclosing a soundboard and metal strings Piano
a stringed musical instrument with a fretted fingerboard, typically incurved sides, and six or twelve strings, played by plucking or strumming with the fingers or a plectrum Guitar
a melody, especially one that characterizes a certain piece of music. Tune