Week 1: Quiz Friday, 10/11
Tone - The way a syllable of a word is sung in terms of shape and placement.
Resonance – Amplification of a voice caused by sympathetic vibration in a singer’s body.Vitality – Joyous and energetic force that distinguishes the living from the nonliving.
Focus – A concentrated and unified quality.
Blend – A mixture or combination of voices.
Week 2: Quiz Friday, 10/18
Intonation – Accuracy of pitch in performing music.
Chord – Two or more musical notes played or sung simultaneously.
Rhythm – A particular pattern of beats in a piece of music
Energy – A lively or powerful effort.
Tempo – The speed at which a musical composition is performed.
Week 3: Quiz Friday, 10/25
Diction – The clarity with which one pronounces words when speaking or singing.
Attack – The decisive or energetic way in which a singer begins a note being sung.
Release – The way in which a singer ends a note being sung.
Breath Management – The act of controlling the muscles used to inhale and exhale.
Enunciation – To precisely articulate words.
Week 4: Quiz Friday, 11/1
Diphthongs – Two adjacent vowel sounds.
Phrasing – Performing a musical passage with a clear beginning, middle, and end.Dynamics – Variation in volume.
Deportment – The manner in which a person behaves.
Literature - A written musical work.