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Choral Final Exam

 

1. Give a DETAILED explanation of correct sitting posture and how it aids the production of sound in singing. You should include all aspects of the vocal and breathing mechanisms. Use the back of this page to finish.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. Give a DETAILED explanation of correct standing posture and how it aids the production of sound in singing. You should include all aspects of the vocal and breathing mechanisms. Use the back of this page to finish.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. Describe correct jaw and tongue placement for singing. You should include a thorough explanation of how this affects your tone quality. Use the back of this page to finish.

 

 

 

 

 

4. What is “diction” and why is it important in singing?

 

 

 

5. Why is it important to watch the conductor? Why does this aid the performance?

 

 

 

6. How is body stamina and energy related to singing? Be detailed on what effect a lack of energy has on your voice. Use the back of this page to complete.

 

 

 

 

 

7. What should happen to the space in your mouth as your voice goes higher?

 

 

 

 

8. Look at the notes and symbols below. Match them to one of the terms that follow:


 

A: Repeat            

B: Half Note - Two Beats             

C: Whole note - Four Beats     

D: Quarter Note - Four Beats       

E. Tie

F. Fermata (hold)

G: Eighth Note - ˝ Beat

H. Staff

I: Treble Clef - Higher voices

J: Bass Clef - lower voices

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On the example below, decide which note represents the following lines of music and place the correct letter beside the voice part,


 

 

________  Soprano    _________ Bass  

 

__________Alto   _________ Tenor