EARS 2

Discover the exciting world of electroacoustic music and learn to make music with sounds.

Assessment: Modes of Listening

Q1 of 5: What 'Mode of Listening' are we using when: we listen to sounds on their own, free of their source?

The correct answer is Musical

Q2 of 5: Musical Listening is:

The correct answer is Listening to sounds themselves, for their musical properties of texture, pitch, rhythm and dynamics.

Q3 of 5: Listen to this sound and select the MUSICAL interpretation.

The correct answer is This sound also has a rhythm, being made up of lots of small sounds that are evenly spaced. These small sounds make up an arc of pitch, going: low -> high -> low.

Q4 of 5: Listen to this sound and select the CONTEXTUAL interpretation.

The correct answer is This is actually the sound of scrunching tin foil. But it could also be the sound of creaking trees, or the growth of ice crystals.

Q5 of 5: Which manipulation has been used on this sound to transform the sound and affect our mode of listening?

The correct answer is Loop

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