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Middle C
Where we center our music
Distance from B to A
C to G
A to D
1/7
1/5
1/4
Harmony
something that accompanies song/tune
1/8th Note
1/2 Count
Tone Quality
Timbre
Whole Note
4 counts
Volume
Loudness or Softness (amplitude)
Quarter Note
1 count
Key
a collection of seven pitches defined by our major scales
name triads by ______?
Root (root 3rd, 5th)
Rhythm
VARIATIONS of beats/pulses
Treble Clef
Shows where G is
Natural Half Step
from B-C and E-F (no black notes)
Time Signature
(top #) shows the number of beats in each measure (bottom #) shows what kind of note gets one beat
Music (teacher's definition)
organized sound in time
constant
unisen, octave, perfect fit
Tempo
how fast or slow teh beat/pulse is
(CONSTANT)
piano forte
piano (p) = soft
forte (f) = loud
Half-steps
The smallest interval in western music.
Great/Grand Staff
two staffs joined together by a bar line & played together
Interval
distance from one pitch to another.
Music Notation
goes from down to up
Octave
From C-C D-D #B-#B
Staff
five lines that we write music on
Enharmonic
one pitch that has more than one name or two names describing the same pitch.
Half Note
2 counts
Scale
A set C - C
Formula for for major scale?
Full-Full-Half-Full-Full-Full-Half
# (Sharp)
To make a note higher, going up a half-step
Base Clef
shows where F is
b (flat)
going down a half step
Asthetic
emotion, expressional part of music
Melody
Tune/song
Mnemonic Device
memory aid
Frequency
how many times something occurs (vibrations per second)
Interval
distance between two notes or pitches
Sound
Vibrations traveling through air within audible range
Measure
grouping of notes/beats marked off by two vertical lines on a staff
What is audible range?
20 hz - 20,000 hz
Pitch
how high or low