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Pitch
Musical sound
hertz
cycles per second
timbre
color of sound, quality of voice
resonant frequency
the frequency that materials vibrate at
harmony
two or more pitches put together
melody
main line - series of pitches that are organized together
rhythm
how music moves through time
beat
fundamental base of rhythm
meter
organizing beats, how we put them together
conjunct
intervals close together
disjunct
inercals wide apart
intercal
distance between 2 pitches
temp
how fast music moves
homophonic
where harmony supports melody
polyphonic
parts are independent of each other
monophonic
only 1 melody , in unison
chord
a form of harmony, play different notes imultaneiously
form
how we organize the different sections of music
ballad
piece that tells a story
celtic
ancient irish came from central europe
drued
old school monks
imported ballad
foreign
naturalized ballad
adds american stuff
native
original american
texture
how different parts relate to each other
refrain
chorus of the song; part that repeats in a song
offbeat
where the emphasis is not on the main beat
melissma
one word but many notes
polyrhyhms
many rhythms happening at once
text painting
when music represents what is happening in text
motif
fragment of a piece
ethnomusicologist
someone who studies the ethnicity behind the music
terraced music
starts high then works its way down
free rhythm
where the rhythm and beat are in flux
pentatonic
all black keys
tesutura
the avg. range of a peice of music
culturation
mix of foreign influences into other music
rennesainse
rebirth from m.a. human power, indicidual thought
guteral
back of throat voal style