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this is the rate of vibrations of any sound producing body?
Frequency
The high or low quality of a note?
pitch
This is the recurring unit of time or pulse?
Beat
this is the recurring unit of time or pulse in music?
Beat
A note or beat that is emphasized more than others?
Accent
The recurring pattern of beats in music?
Meter
A set of ordered pitches that determine the atmosphere of a piece of music?
Scale
A simple, single, unaccompanied melody such a gregorian chant?
Monophony
A single melody combined with other sounds?
Homophony?
Music that contains two or more melodies simultaneously?
Polyphony
Adding chord to accompany the melody?
harmony
The set of seven pitches used in western music?
Diatonic scale?
the speed at which a piece of music is played?
tempo
the distance between two pitches?
interval
The arrangement and duration of long and short notes with regard to the time value in music?
Rhythm
This refers to how loud or soft the volume of a sound is?
Dynamics
The number of vibrations that occure in one second?
Cycle
The speed at which a peice of music is played
tempo
Slow
adagio
slow but not too slow
andante
moderate tempo
moderato
fast, but not too fast?
allegretto
Fast?
Allegro
Very fast
Presto
to gradually slow down?
Ritardando
this refers to the tone color or quality of sound
timbre