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Soul Music Vocabulary Quiz

Choose the correct answer:

1. Which term describes soul music performed by white artists, heavily influenced by African-American musical styles?

2. Which style of soul music emerged in the 1960s and was heavily influenced by gospel and blues, resulting in a more urban, sophisticated sound?

3. Which instrument in soul music produces a deep, rich sound and provides rhythm and depth to many soul tracks?

4. Which vocal technique involves male singers singing notes higher than their normal range?

5. Which term refers to the rhythm section of a soul band, typically consisting of the drums and bass?

6. Which soul artist is known as the "Queen of Soul" and is recognized for her powerful, gospel-infused vocals?

7. Which lyrical device involves the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words to add rhythm or emphasis?

8. Which section of a soul song provides the narrative or describes a specific situation or emotion?

9. Which term describes a person or music that has deep emotion and authenticity in the context of soul music?

10. Which soul music subgenre is characterized by lush instrumentals and smooth, catchy melodies?