"Equipping Local Church Musicians for the Work of the Ministry"
1. Raising the eyebrows can help to correct _____ problems.
Conducting, Lesson 8: Other Body Language
2. The vi min7 chord works as a substitute for the ____ chord.
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 3: Minor Chord Substitutions
3. Name the following rest.
Music Theory, Lesson 1: Notes and Rests
Double whole rest
4. If a hook is used at the beginning of a song, the last chord of the hook does not need to lead into the song.
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 8: Hooks
5. A time signature of 6/8 means there are _____ per measure.
Conducting, Lesson 2: Finding the Pulse
Eight sixth notes
3/4 of a beat
Six out of eight beats
Six eighth notes
6. The 7 beat pattern is generally subdivided into groupings of _____.
Conducting, Lesson 6: Advanced Conducting Patterns
7. The type of note used (whole note, quarter note, etc.) indicates it's _____.
Sight Singing, Lesson 1: Discover the Pulse
Absolute pitch value
Relative time value
Absolute time value
Relative volume level
Relative pitch value
Absolute volume level
8. Which type of music tends to be more rythmic in nature?
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 7: Musical Balance
9. The key to singing in head voice is to _______.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 7: Vocal Registers
raise the chin
keep the larynx low and relaxed
develop a nice falsetto
stretch the neck
push harder from the diaphragm
make the chest voice lighter
10. The singer's instrument is _______.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 2: Supportive Posture
his head to his chest
his voice and resonators
his vocal cords
11. The bump on the front of the throat that indicates the position of the larynx is called the _______.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 4: The Vocal Mechanism
12. The story of _____ demonstrates a three-fold affect that music can have on the listener.
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 4: What Is Christian Music?
David playing for Saul
Solomon's temple dedication
13. Mezzo forte means _____.
Music Theory, Lesson 8: Dynamics and Accents
Very, very loud
Very, very soft
14. Notes that are sung in the upper part of the singer's range are said to be sung in _______.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 6: Resonance
15. We must remove anything that ________ the message of the song.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 9: Communicate the Message
16. Singers should strive to equalize the ________.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 8: Articulation and Phrasing
17. Subito means _____.
Music Theory, Lesson 7: Tempo Markings
18. A "natural" sound is the same as a completely accurate sound.
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 9: Feeling
19. Generally, in a song service, songs should _____.
Conducting, Lesson 9: Congregational Song Leading
Move from faster tempos to more thoughtful
Have the same key signature
All be fast
Have the same time signature
Be repeated every week
Be chosen at random
20. The _____ carries the main message of the song, and should be emphasized.
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 5: Music in the Church
21. Tabrets and pipes were a part of _____ body.
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 3: A History of Music in the Bible
22. Which of these is NOT a purpose of conducting?
Conducting, Lesson 1: Introduction to Conducting
Provide musical direction
Interpret inherent expression
Distract the audience from mistakes
Ensure variety and vitality
Unify the presentation
23. The singer can practice breathing from the diaphragm by laying on his _______ on the floor.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 3: Breathe from the Diaphragm
hands and knees
24. Identify the movement of the following pitches in the major key of C.
Sight Singing, Lesson 7: Other Intervals
Skipping within the supertonic triad
Skipping within the tonic triad
Stepwise within the scale
Movement to the 7th note of the scale
25. There were as many as _____ musicians at one time in the Old Testament
Vocal Technique, Lesson 1: A Reason to Sing
26. Please identify this portion of the conducting pattern diagram.
Conducting, Lesson 3: Basic Conducting Patterns
Flick of the wrist
27. Phonation should be combined with _______.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 5: Phonation - Vocal Production
plenty of water
vocal fold vibration
28. It is nearly impossible to replace a hymn's traditional church harmonies with chords that move by step.
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 6: Step Progressions
29. To indicate a change in tempo, make the conducting pattern _____.
Conducting, Lesson 5: Expressive Gestures
Faster or slower
Smoother or more abrupt
Longer or shorter
More or less accented
Bigger or smaller
30. Identify the following mark.
Music Theory, Lesson 9: Accidentals and Phrasing
31. Name the piano note.
Music Theory, Lesson 4: Piano Notes
32. A three note chord consisting of notes a third apart is called a ____.
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 1: Understanding Foundational Chords and Function
33. Notes above number 8 should be numbered 9, 10, 11, etc.
Sight Singing, Lesson 6: Pitch Movement
34. The 7th note should most often be used as an inner voice of the chord.
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 2: Adding 7ths
35. In 4/4 time, a grouping of 4 quarter notes would make a complete _____.
Sight Singing, Lesson 2: Quarter, Half and Whole Notes
36. The bracket connecting two or more staves is called a _____.
Music Theory, Lesson 2: Staff Notation
37. How many beats does a dotted quarter note get?
Sight Singing, Lesson 4: Advanced Rhythm
38. Ladies who sing the lowest notes are called _____.
Sight Singing, Lesson 9: Singing Parts
Mezzo sopranos/second sopranos
39. We are to serve God from a heart of _____.
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 1: Take Me to Your Leader
40. Identify the name of the MINOR key.
Music Theory, Lesson 6: Key Signatures
41. Name the note.
Music Theory, Lesson 3: Note Names
42. Adding a 9th to a 7th chord is the same as adding a ____.
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 4: Adding Color Notes
43. Subdividing the beat into 4 parts gives us _____.
Sight Singing, Lesson 3: Eighths, Sixteenths and Triplets
44. The precise moment of the performer's first beat is indicated by conducting the _____.
Conducting, Lesson 4: Beginning, Holding and Ending
45. When Paul and Silas prayed and sang, God sent a(n) _____.
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 6: The Power of Music
46. Identify the interval.
Music Theory, Lesson 5: Intervals
47. The following is an example of ____ chord voicing.
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 5: Voicing
48. Scales should always start and end on the first note of the scale.
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 7: Technical Treatments
49. Draw performers in on the precise beat _____.
Conducting, Lesson 7: The Left Hand
Without a preparatory beat
With your elbow
By pointing at them
By glaring at them
With a beckoning motion
50. A musical joke is created when the message of the music _____ the message of the text.
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 2: Music Speaks
Is the opposite of
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