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Harmony
to the way chords are constructed and how they follow each other.
Chord
What is part the main part of harmony?
Chords
Three or more (different pitch level) sounded at once simultaneously.
Consance
A stable tone combination.
Resolution
moving from dissonance to consonance.
Triad
has 3 tones, to indicate that the three tones can be played at one time.
Home key/ Tonic (tonal center)
central tone (pitch level also implied) of a melody or larger piece of music toward which the other tones gravitate & on which the meody or piece usually ends.
(1 tone or 1 pitch which the melody usually end on the 1 tone.)
scale
is made up of the basic pitches of a piece of music arranged in order from low to high or high to low.
major scale
has 2 kinds of intervals in a specific pattern.
Dissonance
An unstable tone combination.
progression
a melody may be harmonized in serval musically convincing ways.
half step
the smallest interval
whole step
twice as large as the half step.
key
combination of the central tone (pitch level).
tonic chord
Is the main chord of a piece the most stable and conclusive
modulation
A shift from one key to another within the same piece.
monophonic texture
texture of a single unaccompanied melodic line.
(1 sound)
polyphonic texture
(many sounds) two or more melodic lines of relatively equal interest produces texture.
homophonic texture
when we hear one main melody accompanied by chords, the texture.(2 different sounds)
form
music is the orangization of musical elements in time.
Style
characteritic way of treating the various musical elements (meoldy,rhythm,tone color,dynamics,harmony, texture, and from.
William Grant Still
1.Born
2.Lived
3.period in history
4. what is he famous for & Year?
1.Woodville, Mississippi
2. Little Rock, Arkansas
3. 1895-1978
4.being the 1st Black man to conduct a major symphony orchestra.(1931
Aaron Copland
1.Born
2.famous for?
3. period in History
4.lived
1.Brooklyn, NY
2. being a leading composor
3.1900-1990
4. France
texture
a charateristic of music combining aspects of the elements melody, harmony and rhythm, and best described in terms of :
1.the # of layers of sound
2. the kinds of layers present
3. the relationships b/t the layers.