Musical timbres19 cards

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String quartet

a form of chamber music that uses two violins,a viola and a cello

2

Sonata

a multi movement piece for solo instrument

3

Concerto

a multi movement piece for solo instrument and orchestra

4

Symohony

a large scale work for orchestra

5

The classical period

looks for balance,simplicity and clearness

6

Phrase

a musical thought- a series of pitches that makes sense

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Basso profundo

the lowest of the adult male voices with a dark,rich,powerful quality

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Bass

a lower male register with a rich,robust,resonant,full quality

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Baritone

the intermediate male voice

10

Tenor

the high male range with a powerful ringing quality

11

Countertenor

the highest male voice with a falsetto range and quality and the register on female alto range

12

Alto

The low female register

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Mezzo soprano

The intermediate female voice

14

Soprano

The high female register

15

Vocal range

The span from the highest to the lowest pitch you can sing

16

Children's choir

Girls and boys (soprano & alto)

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Womens choir

Soprano &alto

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Mens choir

Tenor &bass

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Mixed choir

Soprano,alto tenor&bass