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art song
setting of a poem for solo voice(s) and piano, translating the poem's mood imagery into music
minimalism
music characterized by a steady pulse, clear tonality, and insistent repetition of short melodic patterns. The dynmaic level, texture, and harmony tend to stay constant for long periods of time, creating a trance-like or hypnotic effect
swing band
typically 14-15 musicians groups into 3 sections: saxophones, brass, and and rhythm
recitative
vocal line in an opera that imitates the rhythms and pitch fluctuations of speech, often serving as a lead into an aria
fugue
instrumental composition in which the main subject (theme) is presented in imitation in several parts. All parts are called voices
overture
instrumental introduction to a large work, typically an opera
sonata
instrumental composition for one or 2 players that is cast into several movements
minute
a compositional form derived from a dance in 3 parts (minuet, trio, minuet)
organum
a meloy accompanied by a second party or second melody that moves parallel to it at a specified interval
texture
blance between the vertical (harmonic) and horizontal (melodic) relams in a given composition