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Musical Notation

Do you know your piano from your crescendo? 10 Questions.

 
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1

In music, the term "crescendo" means...

  • the volume gradually increases
  • the volume gradually decreases
  • the music comes to a sudden halt

2

The staff is the basis of written music. It consists of...

  • 5 lines and 4 spaces
  • 4 spaces and 4 lines
  • 4 lines and 5 spaces

3

In music, staccato means...

  • play the note very short and detatched
  • Hold the note for its full value
  • A sudden, strong accent

4

In music, the time signature determines:

  • what key the piece is in
  • how many beats there are per measure
  • how long the piece is

5

The term "piano" in musical notation means

  • "play loudly"
  • "play softly"
  • that the piece is to be played for a piano

6

In music, legato indicates that the piece should be played:

  • smoothly and evenly
  • slowly and mournfuly
  • cut short and crisp

7

A waltz is written in...

  • 3/4 time
  • 4/4 time
  • 2/2 time

8

In music, a quarter note is also called a...

  • quaver
  • semi-breve
  • crotchet

9

The overture in a compostion comes at

  • the end
  • the beginning
  • the middle

10

Pythagoras came up a diagram to explain musical tuning which became known as...

  • Scales
  • The Circle of Fifths
  • he was a mathematician with no interest in music

 

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