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1
A series of single tones that add up to a recognizable whole is called a
A)cadence.
B)rhythm.
C)melody.
D)sequence.
2
The emotional focal point of a melody is called the
A)sequence.
B)theme.
C)cadence.
D)climax.
3
The repetition of a melodic pattern at a higher or lower pitch is called a
A)climax.
B)sequence.
C)cadence.
D)phrase.
4
A resting place at the end of a phrase is called a
A)climax.
B)melody.
C)stop.
D)cadence.
5
Legato refers to playing or singing a melody
A)in a short, detached manner.
B)in a smooth, connected style.
C)at a higher or lower pitch.
D)by small steps.
6
A melodic phrase ending that sets up expectations for continuation is known as a(n)
A)incomplete cadence.
B)complete cadence.
C)sentence.
D)theme.
7
A part of a melody is called
A)cadence.
B)sequence.
C)phrase.
D)step.
8
A melody that serves as the starting point for a more extended piece of music is called a
A)theme.
B)tune.
C)climax.
D)cadence.
9
A melody is said to move by steps if it moves by
A)repeating the same notes.
B)having rests between the notes.
C)large intervals.
D)adjacent scale tones.
10
A short, detached style of playing a melody is known as
A)legato.
B)staccato.
C)glissando.
D)vibrato.







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