"Equipping Local Church Musicians for the Work of the Ministry"
1. The overall message of a song is contained in the _____.
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 2: Music Speaks
Performance, not the style
Rhythm, not the Melody
Style, not the words
Notation, not the performance
Harmony, not the rhythm
Words, not the style
2. Which of these Bible characters is not on the list of people who tried to obey God in his own way?
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 1: Take Me to Your Leader
3. Two pitches that are spelled differently but sound the same are called _____ tones.
Sight Singing, Lesson 8: Reading Accidentals
4. Which of the following is in simple meter?
Conducting, Lesson 2: Finding the Pulse
5. Resonance occurs in the _______ and hard structures located near the vocal mechanism.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 6: Resonance
6. The _____ tells the performer how many beats are in each measure.
Sight Singing, Lesson 2: Quarter, Half and Whole Notes
Double bar line
7. The term that means to "speed up" is _____.
Music Theory, Lesson 7: Tempo Markings
Poco a poco
8. When substituting chords, try to make the altered chord progression move by _____.
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 3: Minor Chord Substitutions
Fifths or steps
Octaves or sevenths
Steps or sixths
Seconds or thirds
Fourths or fifths
Fifths or thirds
9. Good choral sound comes from all singers producing a _______ vowel sound.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 8: Articulation and Phrasing
10. Identify the following
Music Theory, Lesson 2: Staff Notation
Double bar line
11. Identify the following mark.
Music Theory, Lesson 9: Accidentals and Phrasing
12. "Vocal fry" is produced by _______.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 7: Vocal Registers
forcing the chest voice into high notes
singing above the bridges
vibrations in the chest
breathing in while phonating
forcing air through closed vocal folds
13. Using the right thumb to play the 7th instead of the doubled root is called ____.
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 2: Adding 7ths
Undoubling the root
Right hand thumb drop
14. The conductor can emphasize certain beats by _____.
Conducting, Lesson 8: Other Body Language
Nodding on the beat
Twisting the head slightly
Bobbing the head with the beat
Tilting the head slightly
Raising the shoulders slightly
Bringing the head back slightly
15. In the chord progression ii-#I7-I, the #I7 is a substitute for a ____ chord.
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 6: Step Progressions
vii (dim) 7
16. The most commonly used color note is the ____.
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 4: Adding Color Notes
17. The student should read the following rhythm as _____.
Sight Singing, Lesson 3: Eighths, Sixteenths and Triplets
18. One goal of good singing posture is to _______.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 2: Supportive Posture
create a commanding presence
maintain good health
release all tension from the vocal cords
keep from falling over
look sharp when singing
19. The primary cut-off motion looks like _____.
Conducting, Lesson 1: Introduction to Conducting
Half the height of a downbeat
A vertical or downward motion
An upward bounce
A looping or pinching motion
20. In music notation, _____ means "strongly accented."
Music Theory, Lesson 8: Dynamics and Accents
21. Asaph was skilled in writing _____.
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 9: Moving Forward
22. In the following figure, the highlighted note would be sung by the _____.
Sight Singing, Lesson 9: Singing Parts
23. Singing is a Bible ________.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 1: A Reason to Sing
24. What does the following sign mean?
Music Theory, Lesson 1: Notes and Rests
Combine the note values
Make the note a little bit shorter
Hold the note out longer
Add 1 beat
Carry the note over into the next measure
25. Identify the movement of the following pitches in the major key of C.
Sight Singing, Lesson 7: Other Intervals
Skipping within the supertonic triad
Stepwise within the scale
Movement to the 7th note of the scale
Skipping within the tonic triad
26. Each beat in a song can be _____.
Sight Singing, Lesson 1: Discover the Pulse
Subdivided or elongated
27. Name the piano note.
Music Theory, Lesson 4: Piano Notes
28. To indicate a fermata or held note, hold _____.
Conducting, Lesson 4: Beginning, Holding and Ending
The elbow motionless
The wrist loosely
The fingers sideways
The palm upward
The palm downward
The forearm parallel to the wall
29. This conducting pattern is used to direct a song with how many beats?
Conducting, Lesson 6: Advanced Conducting Patterns
30. The chords: I, ii, iii, IV, V, vi, vii (dim) are considered the ____ chords.
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 1: Understanding Foundational Chords and Function
31. Our highest goal should be to create music that helps people draw closer to God.
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 9: Feeling
32. Congregational song leaders should keep accurate records of _____.
Conducting, Lesson 9: Congregational Song Leading
Sermon topics used
Songs used and dates used
Time signatures used
Key signatures used
33. Name the note.
Music Theory, Lesson 3: Note Names
34. Notes below 1 should be numbered 7, 6, 5, etc.
Sight Singing, Lesson 6: Pitch Movement
35. To be relevant to the culture is to be irrelevant to the purposes of God.
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 8: Developing Discernment
36. Identify the name of the MINOR key.
Music Theory, Lesson 6: Key Signatures
37. What is the scale number of the following note in a major key?
Sight Singing, Lesson 5: Pitches and Scales
38. Singing a very nasal "nay" up and down the scale will help the singer _______.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 5: Phonation - Vocal Production
keep on pitch
focus the sound
fry the voice
clear the throat
balance breath support
relax the larynx
39. When Paul and Silas prayed and sang, God sent a(n) _____.
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 6: The Power of Music
40. People empathize with your _______, not your _______.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 9: Communicate the Message
41. This conducting pattern is used to direct a song with how many beats?
Conducting, Lesson 3: Basic Conducting Patterns
42. An inverted perfect fifth is a/an _____.
Music Theory, Lesson 5: Intervals
43. On exhalation, the diaphragm should _______.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 3: Breathe from the Diaphragm
cause the chest to cave in
expand the stomach area
create tension against the stomach muscles
push the air out
44. Which type of music is more likely to be self-accompanied?
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 7: Musical Balance
45. _____ means placing an accent on an off-beat.
Sight Singing, Lesson 4: Advanced Rhythm
Dotting a note
46. Who is called the "father of all such as handle the harp and organ?"
Bible Music Philosophy, Lesson 3: A History of Music in the Bible
47. Do not add contrast to your song arrangement at the expense of taste, appropriateness, and beauty.
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 7: Technical Treatments
48. The vocal folds are shaped like the letter _______.
Vocal Technique, Lesson 4: The Vocal Mechanism
49. The following pattern is an example of _____.
Conducting, Lesson 5: Expressive Gestures
50. Playing all of the notes in a chord as close together as possible is called ____ voicing.
Inspirational Improvisation - Piano, Lesson 5: Voicing
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