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Chapter 4 Review
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Chapter 4 Review
Vocabulary
• 1. The aural aspect of music in which a certain
number of beats are grouped together.
• 2. The division of beats into defined groups
separated by a bar line.
• 3. Type of spontaneous musical invention.
• 4. The emphasis placed on a musical sound.
• 5. Deliberate shifts of the accent so that it goes
against the steady beat, conflicts with it, and tries
to upset the steady beat.
• 6. A repeated musical figure
Chapter 4 Review
Questions
• 7. What is the difference between steady beat and
syncopation?
• 8. What are “found instruments?”
• 9. What rhythmic device is used in ragtime?
• 10. What does “mixed meters” mean?
• 11. Explain the feeling that syncopation gives music. What
causes this feeling?
• 12. Based on what you know, how could you explain the
importance of coordination to a musician?
• 13. What is the relationship between beat and rhythm?
• 14. In your opinion, which characteristics of STOMP’s music
appeal to today’s audiences?
Chapter 4 Review
Vocabulary
• 1. The aural aspect of music in which a certain number
of beats are grouped together. meter
• 2. The division of beats into defined groups separated
by a bar line. measure
• 3. Type of spontaneous musical invention.
improvisation
• 4. The emphasis placed on a musical sound. accent
• 5. Deliberate shifts of the accent so that it goes against
the steady beat, conflicts with it, and tries to upset the
steady beat. syncopation
• 6. A repeated musical figure ostinato
Chapter 4
Questions
• 7. Steady beat is the main beat. Syncopation accents a weak beat,
creating a feeling of imbalance in the steady beat.
• 8. Ordinary objects that can be used to make sound.
• 9. Syncopation is used.
• 10. “Mixed Meters” means using both duple and triple meters in a
piece.
• 11. Syncopation creates a feeling of imbalance or something
unexpected. The feeling is caused by accents falling on weaker
beats or between the main beats.
• 12. Coordination is an important asset to musicians because they
are often doing several tasks at the same time.
• 13. Beat is the steady pulse. Rhythm is the way the music moves
using long and short sounds.
• 14. YOUR OWN ANSWER

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