"Equipping Local Church Musicians for the Work of the Ministry"
1. The vocal folds operate according to the _______.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 4: The Vocal Mechanism
second law of thermodynamics
periodic table of the elements
Newton's laws of motion
Einstein's theory of relativity
2. An inverted perfect fifth is a/an _____.
Music Theory, Lesson 5: Intervals
3. An interval of 4 half steps makes up a _________.
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 1: Understanding Foundational Chords and Function
4. Name the note.
Music Theory, Lesson 3: Note Names
5. Adding the natural 7th to a vii (dim) chord creates a ____ chord.
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 2: Adding 7ths
6. The rhythm of a song should be _____.
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 4: What Is Christian Music?
7. Name the following note.
Sight Singing, Lesson 3: Eighths, Sixteenths and Triplets
8. Asaph, Ethan and Heman were all called _____, which means "prophets."
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 5: Music in the Church
9. A song in which the main beat can be subdivided into 2 parts is in _____.
Conducting, Lesson 2: Finding the Pulse
10. Do not add contrast to your song arrangement at the expense of taste, appropriateness, and beauty.
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 7: Technical Treatments
11. The following sign indicates the _____.
Music Theory, Lesson 2: Staff Notation
End of the song
12. The singer must remove anything that would distract from the _______.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 9: Communicate the Message
lifestyle of the performer
message of the song
good feelings communicated by the song
respect for the singer
performance of the melody
memorization of the material
13. After holding out a note with the left hand, what should the conductor do with the left hand?
Conducting, Lesson 7: The Left Hand
Immediately drop the hand
Conduct a couple more beats
Make a tight fist
Leave it hanging there
Raise it into the air
Stick it in his pocket
14. According to 1 Chronicles 25:7, there were _____ musicians who were "instructed in the songs of the Lord."
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 9: Moving Forward
15. The preparatory beat _____.
Conducting, Lesson 1: Introduction to Conducting
Causes the performers to breathe together
Cuts off the sound
Always precedes the downbeat
Is a bounce or flick of the wrist
Indicates the end of the song
Indicates the first beat of the measure
16. Breathing for singing causes the stomach to ______ on exhalation.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 3: Breathe from the Diaphragm
17. What is the scale number of the following note in a major key?
Sight Singing, Lesson 5: Pitches and Scales
18. A "crescendo" means to _____.
Music Theory, Lesson 8: Dynamics and Accents
Gradually get softer
Gradually get louder
Give the note it's full time value
Accent the notes
Maintain a medium volume
Make the notes shorter
19. Which of the following means "at ease, slow, stately?"
Music Theory, Lesson 7: Tempo Markings
20. Micro adjustments to note emphasis, tempo, and dynamics help to create a sound that is "special."
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 9: Feeling
21. Two advanced patterns that are rarely used are the _____ and _____ patterns.
Conducting, Lesson 6: Advanced Conducting Patterns
22. The music of a song, apart from the words, communicates it's own message.
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 2: Music Speaks
23. A _____ adds the time value of the next smaller note to the original note.
Sight Singing, Lesson 4: Advanced Rhythm
24. The singer should use just enough air to _______.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 5: Phonation - Vocal Production
put the sound in the nose
produce a tremolo
tickle the roof of the mouth
vibrate the vocal folds
create tension in the throat
create a "pressure cooker"
25. A "spiritual song" is characterized by _____.
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 8: Developing Discernment
Praise for God's virtues
The words of Scripture
26. Please identify this portion of the conducting pattern diagram.
Conducting, Lesson 3: Basic Conducting Patterns
Flick of the wrist
27. Identify the portion of the note colored red.
Music Theory, Lesson 1: Notes and Rests
28. Name the following rest.
Sight Singing, Lesson 2: Quarter, Half and Whole Notes
29. According to the Bible, God the Father _______.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 1: A Reason to Sing
created music specifically for man
sings and plays the trumpet
sang to Moses on Mt. Sinai
plays the harp
only plays the trumpet
30. Name the piano note.
Music Theory, Lesson 4: Piano Notes
31. The notes in the following song _____.
Sight Singing, Lesson 6: Pitch Movement
Stay the same
Sound like harmony
Are too high
Combine three different movement types
Skip around within the tonic triad
32. The purpose of a cut-off is to ____ the sound.
Conducting, Lesson 4: Beginning, Holding and Ending
33. Which of the following does NOT help build church unity?
Conducting, Lesson 9: Congregational Song Leading
Memorizing the song
Starting the song together
Singing vigorously together
Stopping the song together
34. Identify the name of the major key.
Music Theory, Lesson 6: Key Signatures
35. _______ require exaggerated energy to be understood.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 8: Articulation and Phrasing
36. A sharp sign means to _____.
Music Theory, Lesson 9: Accidentals and Phrasing
Hold the pitch
Revert to the key signature
Lower the pitch a half step
Raise the pitch a half step
Cancel previous accidentals
37. Saul "was refreshed" by the harp playing of David. This was a _____ affect.
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 6: The Power of Music
38. You are singing in chest voice when singing _______.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 7: Vocal Registers
above the bridges
a "rattly" sound
39. The singer's _______ should be slightly bent.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 2: Supportive Posture
40. On choral music, parts are abbreviated as _____.
Sight Singing, Lesson 9: Singing Parts
41. According to Scripture, which person of the Godhead blows the trumpet?
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 3: A History of Music in the Bible
God the Holy Spirit
God the Son
God the Father
42. In the key of C, the following pitch should be sung _____.
Sight Singing, Lesson 8: Reading Accidentals
43. Analyze the following chord progression.
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 3: Minor Chord Substitutions
iii - IV - iii - V - ii
I - IV - I - V - V
IV - vii (dim) - IV - I - I
ii - iii - ii - vi - I
I - ii - V - V7 - I
I - V - I - IV - IV
44. When creating a hook, never borrow material from other, more familiar songs.
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 8: Hooks
45. The _______ is/are not involved in vocal resonance
Vocal Technique, Lesson 6: Resonance
upper skeletal structure
46. To indicate a change in dynamics, make the conducting pattern _____.
Conducting, Lesson 5: Expressive Gestures
More or less accented
Bigger or smaller
Smoother or more abrupt
Faster or slower
Longer or shorter
47. The conductor can emphasize certain beats by _____.
Conducting, Lesson 8: Other Body Language
Nodding on the beat
Tilting the head slightly
Bobbing the head with the beat
Twisting the head slightly
Raising the shoulders slightly
Bringing the head back slightly
48. The musical style should be appropriate for the audience.
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 7: Musical Balance
49. 9th, b9th, #9th, #11th, 13th, and b13th notes are possible color notes for a ____ chord.
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 4: Adding Color Notes
Half Diminished 7th
50. The person who claims to serve no one is a slave to _____.
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 1: Take Me to Your Leader
His own passions
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