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Grade 5 Musical Terms
How many counts does a dotted half note receive?         Three        
Grade 5 Musical Terms
Which word describes music getting softer?
  1. Crescendo
  2. Decrescendo
  3. Accelerando
  4. Ritardando
Grade 5 Musical Terms
The main tune of a song is called the:
  1. tone
  2. harmony
  3. melody
  4. rhythm
Grade 5 Musical Terms
The sign for accent is        >       .
Grade 5 Musical Terms
The space between the clef sign and the time signature is the:
  1. Coda
  2. dynamics
  3. tempo
  4. Key Signature
Grade 5 Musical Terms
A crescendo tells you to get softer.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Musical Terms
Dynamics refers to the                 of music.
  1. speed
  2. volume
  3. pitch
  4. key
Grade 5 Musical Terms
The terms, duple, triple and quadruple refer to:
  1. a note in its original white key
  2. the number of beats in a measure
  3. the length of time that a note is played
  4. double flats and sharps
Grade 5 Musical Terms
piano or p means
  1. loud
  2. medium soft
  3. soft
  4. medium loud
Grade 5 Musical Terms
Which word describes music getting louder?
  1. Crescendo
  2. Decrescendo
  3. Accelerando
  4. Ritardando
Grade 5 Musical Terms
Syncopation emphasizes                         that are not normally accented.
  1. notes
  2. rhythms
  3. upbeats
  4. beats or parts of beats
Grade 5 Musical Terms
If you see a D.C. al fine, you...
  1. go back to the beginning of the song
  2. end the song
  3. repeat the first verse
  4. jump to the end of the song
Grade 5 Musical Terms
4/2 and 4/8 are simple quadruple
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Musical Terms
2/2 and 2/8 are simple quadruple.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Musical Terms
Forte or f means
  1. soft
  2. loud
  3. fast
  4. very loud
Grade 5 Musical Terms
Forte means to play          loudly         .
Grade 5 Musical Terms
A tie connects two        same        notes.
Grade 5 Musical Terms
If you are slurring you are playing without            tonguing           .
Grade 5 Musical Terms
The off-the-beat rhythm in "I Saw the Light" and "Don't Let the Wind" is called                .
  1. accented rhythm
  2. abnormal rhythm
  3. syncopation
  4. off beat
Grade 5 Musical Terms
What wording do we use when we are tapping a syncopated beat?
  1. tri-o-la
  2. ti ti ta
  3. syn co pa
  4. syn co pa ti
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