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Aspect of music having to do with SUCCESSION OF PITCHES
Melody
A simple, easily singable melody that is complete
Tune
A section of melody or a tune
Phrases
A grouping of pitches played and heard simultaneously
Triad (chord)
Broken choard
Arpeggio
The high point of a melody
Climax
A series of fragments identical except for their place at successively higher or lower pitch levels.
Sequence
Notes or chords ending a section of music
Cadence
A short fragment of melody or rhythm
Motive
Progression of chords and how they follow each other
Harmony
Intervals or chords that sound relatively table and free of tension
Consonance
Intervals or chords that sound relatively tense and unstable
Dissonance
A blend of various sounds and melodic lines occurring simultaneously in a piece of music
Texture
One melodic line
Monophony
One melodic line of real interest COMBINED WITH CHORDS
Homophonic
To proceed from dissonant harmony to consonant harmony
Resolvedq
Two or more melodic lines played at the same time
Polyphonic
The feeling of centrality of one note to a passage of music. Has a key
Tonality
Called the I
Tonic
Called the V
Dominant
Called the IV
Subdominant
In music since the Renaissance, one of two the types of tonality: major or mine
Modes
Oriented around C as the tonic
Major Mode
Oriented around A as the tonic
Minor Mode
One of the 12 positions for the major and minor mode scales
keys
Set of 7 pitches represented by the white notes of a piano
Diatonic scale
Set of 12 pitches represted by all white and black notes on the piano
Chromatic scale
Changing keys within a piece
Modulation
Importance in the role of memory
Repetition
Is B diff mode or key? Played with diff instrument?
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