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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

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Rock 'n' Roll Music Word Search

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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

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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

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Music Terminology Crossword

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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

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Music Terms Crossword

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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

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Music Terms Crossword

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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

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Choir Vocabulary Review Crossword

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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

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5th Grade Music Terms Crossword

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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

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Music Theory Crossword

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Rythmic unit in music beat
A line above or below the range of a staff Ledger Line
The speed at which music should be played Tempo
A sequence of single notes that are musically satisfying Melody
Shown to emphasize a word or syllable Accent
A pattern of movement or sound Rythm
A symbol placed at the left-hand side of a staff Clef
A ccombination of three or more notes that blend harmonously Chord
The words of a song Lyrics
Fast tempo Allegro
Gradually louder Crescendo
Gradually Softer Decrescendo
Marks the end of a piece of music Double bar line
Area between two bar lines Measure
Cancels a flat or a sharp Natural
Shorten the note Staccato
5 lines, 4 spaces Staff
Everyone sings the same note Unison
Gradually slow the tempo Ritardando
A musical sentence Phrase

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Rock 'n' Roll & Blues: Crossword

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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

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Elements of Music 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

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