Revision 2
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Revision 2

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1.
Which chord symbols move from tonic to dominant?
I - IV
I - II
II - V - I
None of the above
Tonic to dominant = I - V. V - I = dominant to tonic!
2.
An ostinato is when .......
a section of music is played particularly loudly
the music stops
a motif/phrase is persistently repeated
None of the above
....... by the same musical voice, e.g. the 5/4 underlying rhythm in Gustav Holst's 'Mars'
3.
What happens in variation form?
A theme is played once, followed by a contrasting theme
A theme is repeated and remains identical each time
A theme is repeated and changed in some way each time
None of the above
It might be wise when revising to make a list of different forms and their attributes
4.
Which of these is a mode for a scale degree?
Phyrigian
Freezian
Ironian
All of the above
The other examples are made up. 'Ionian', not ironian!
5.
What is an overture?
A 4-part chorale
A type of guitar solo
A type of solo tenor aria
An instrumental introduction to a large piece of music
Strictly speaking, the instrumental introduction to large-scale dramatic, choral or sometimes instrumental compositions
6.
A basic major triad is .......
a type of loud drone heard in wedding music
a chord with a bass root, a major 3rd and perfect 5th
a type of key signature
None of the above
Triad = bass root, chord = root not necessarily in bass
7.
What does the numeral 'V' stand for?
Tonic
Dominant
Supertonic
All of the above
Also known as the 5th degree of the diatonic scale
8.
In music, bars are characterized by .......
groups of strong and weak beats
pedal lines
performance directions
playing them quietly
The strong beat usually being the first of each bar
9.
What is Gota music?
A brass fanfare arrangement
A style of dance music from Africa
A type of Indian solo concerto
A type of modern disco music
10.
Where are hooks and riffs commonly found?
In baroque concertos
In Gregorian chant
In organ voluntaries
In popular music
Author:  Thomas Daish

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