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Match the words in the first column to the best available answer in the second column.


_____ Culture 1) The emphasis placed on a beat
_____ Jazz 2) The pace with which the music moves.
_____ Musical Style 3) Customs ideas tastes and beliefs acquired from a person's background
_____ Perceptive Listening 4) A Latin-American dance performed at a moderately slow pace.
_____ Timbre 5) The quality of sound
_____ Peking Opera 6) A Chinese musical art form that combines instruments
_____ Empathy 7) A rhythmic measure of a certain number of beats
_____ Ethnomusicologist 8) An Afro-Brazilian dance that is quite fast and jazzy
_____ Accent 9) A popular style of music that developed in America during the late 1800s and early 1900s
_____ Improvisation 10) Jamaican dance music that mixes African and Caribbean rhythms
_____ Meter 11) The distinct manner or character of musical expression
_____ Rhythm 12) The way music paces itself and moves through time
_____ Tempo 13) The ability to discern musical characteristics and describe them
_____ Reggae 14) Professionals who study the music of different cultural groups
_____ Samba 15) The ability to look at the world from another person's perspective
_____ Tango 16) Spontaneous musical invention