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Ethnocentrism
Judging music by its relationship to our own cultural experience.
Musicologist
Someone who studies the history of music.
Music Theorist
Someone who analyzes composition.
Ethnomusicologist
Someone who studies a culture's music
Harmony
Several notes occuring at the same time to form a chord.
Folk Music
Music created by amateurs for their own communities enjoyment.
Popular Music
Music created by professionals for mass audiences.
Classical Music
Music created by professionals, selling it is not as important as depth.
Pitch
The quality of a note that distinguishes a high note from a low note.
Frequency
The number of sound waves per second.
Hertz
The measurement of frequency.
Interval
The distance in pitch between any two notes.
Octave
The simplest ratio between two frequencies.
Parallel Octaves
Two identical melodies sung an octave apart.
Tuning System
When a musician decides what frequency to tune an instrument at.