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Practice Questions for Lesson 4
Homophonic Texture -- Chordal Harmony, Harmonic Ostinati

Test your understanding of the material in this lesson. Refer to the musical example on this page and choose an answer to each question. Click on the letter of your answer to see if you are correct. You may return to the lesson pages if you wish to review.

Tortoises, from Carnival of the Animals

1. How many different musical voices are present in the example above?

A. One.
B. Two.
C. Three.
D. More than three.

2. The example above shows:

A. A round.
B. Partner songs.
C. Imitation.
D. Chordal harmony.

3. Homophonic texture is present in the example above because:

A. There is a melody alone.
B. There are two or more melodic voices.
C. There is a melody plus chords.
D. There are several melodies plus chords.

4. Can you define the following terms?

Chordal Harmony
Homophonic Texture
Harmonic Ostinato

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