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Pitch
highness or lowness of a tone,depends on frequency
Sound
vibrations perceived by the human ear.a musical sound is described by its pitch and duration
Range
distance between the highest and lowest tones
Soprano
Alto
highest woman
lowest woman
Tenor
Bass
highest man
lowest man
Andante
Moderato
Allegro
walking pace
moderate
fast(cheerful)
Ritardano
Accelerando
getting slower
getting faster
Piano
Forte
soft
loud
Crescendo
Decrescendo
growing louder
growing softer
Melody
line or tune in music
Phrase
units that make up a melody
Cadence
resting place where phrase ends
Legato
Sraccato
smooth,connected
short,seperate sounds
Motive
fragment of theme,very short
Chord
3 or more notes played at the same time
Cosonance
Disonance
stable.agreeable
unstable.creates tension
Resolution
conclusion of musical idea,motion from dis. to cons.