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POLYPHONIC TEXTURE
2 OR MORE INDEPENDENT MELODIC LINES SIMULTANEOUSLY
SCORE
NOTATION SHOWIL ALL THE PARTS OF A MUSICAL ENSEMBLE, WITH A SWPERATE STAFF FOR EACH PART AND WITH SIMULTANEOUSLY SUNDED NOTES ALIGNED VERTICALLY, USED BY THE CONDUCTOR
SEQUENCE
REPETITION OF A MELODIC PATTERN ON A HIGHER OR LOWER PITCH
TEXTURE OR RENAISSANCE MUSIC
POLYPHONIC
CADENCE
RESTING PLACE AT THE END OF A PHRASE OR MELODY
REED
THIN PIECE OF CANE THAT IS SET VIBRATING BY A STREAM OF AIR
SCALE
SERIES OF PITCHES ARRANGED IN ORDER FROM LOW TO HIGH OR HIGH TO LOW
PIZZICATO
THE MUSICIAN PLUCKS THE STRING USUALLY WITH A FINGER OF THE RIGHT HAND
CHORALE
HYMN TUNE SUNG TO A GERMAN RELIGOUS TEXT
TEMPO
BASIC PACE OF THE MUSIC
RHYTHM
ORDERED FLOW OF MUSIC THROUGH THE PATTERN OF DURATIONS OF NOTES AN SILENCES IN MUSIC
IMITATION
PRESENTATION OF A MELODIC IDEA BY ONE VOICE OR INSTURMENT THAT IS IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWED BY ITS RESTATEMENT BY ANOTHER VOICE OR INSTURMENTS; AS IN A ROUND
METER
HOW BEATS ARE GROUPED
INTERVAL
DISTANCE IN PITCH BETWEEN ANY TWO TONES
VIBRATO
THROBBING EXPRESSIVE TONE
TEMPO
BASIC PACE OF MUSIC
PITCH
THE RELATIVE HIGHNESS OR LOWNESS OF A SOUND
MEDIEVAL COMPOSERS
LEONTIN PEROTIN
DIMINUENDO

CRESCENDO
GRADUALLY SOFTER

GRADUALLY LOUDER
TONIC NOTE (KEYTONE)
CENTRAL TONE OF A MELODY OR LONGER PIECE OF MUSIC
JOSQUIN
MASSES, MOTETS, SECULAR VOCAL MUSIC CONTEMPORARY OF COLUMBUS AND DA VINCI
DYNAMICS
DEGREES OF LOUDNESS OR SOFTNESS IN MUSIC
FORM
ORGINIZATION OF MUSICAL IDEAS IN TIME
MELODY
SERIES OF SINGLE TONES THAT ADD UP TO A RECOGNIZABLE WHOLE
EMBROCHURE
POSITIONING OF THE FACIAL MUSCLES TO PLAY AN INSTRUMENT
MOTET
POLYPHONIC CHORAL WORK SET TO A SACRED LATIN TEXT OTHER THAN HAT OF THE MASS
MONOPHONIC TEXTURE
ONE MELODIC LINE WITH NO ACCOMPANIMENT OR OTHER MELODIC LINES
CONSONANT

DISSONANT
TONE COMBINATION THAT IS STABLE AND RESTFUL

TONE COMBINATION THAT IS UNSTABLE AND TENSE
CHANT
MELODIES SET TO SACRED LATIN TEXTS SUNG WITHOUT ACCOMPANIMENT
TIMBRE (TONE COLOR)
QUALITY OF SOUND THAT DISTINGUISHES ONE INSTRUMENT OR VOICE FROM ANOTHER
ACCENT
EMPHASIS OF A NOTE WHICH MAY RESULT FROM ITS BEING LOUDER, LONGER OR HIGHER IN PITCH THAT THE NOTES NEAR IT
TONIC CHORD
TRIAD BUILT ON THE FIRST, OR TONIC NOTE OF THE SCALE, SERVING AS THE MAINCHORD OF A PIECE AND USUALLY BEGINNING AND ENDING IT
CHORD
COMBINATION OF THREE OR MORE TONES SOUNDED AT ONCE
MADRIGAL
COMPOSITION FOR SEVERAL VOICES SET TO A SHORT SECULAR POEM USUALLY ABOUT LOVE AND USALLY IN ITALIAN