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scientific term for the rate of sound vibration?
frequency
what is the music term for frequancy
Pitch
music term for the level of sound?
Dynamics
Piu forte
More loud
the length of time we hear music in?
Duration
The difference, or distance, between any two pitches?
interval.
the basic unit for measuring time in music is called what?
Beat
the smalliest interval?
halfstep
two half steps are equal to what?
one whole step
what type of sound does the term dissance indicate
a Harsh displeasing sound.
what type of sound would the term consonance refure to?
resful and composed.
a term that refurs to the blend of the various sounds?
Texture
What is one sound Texture?
Monophonic
what is the music term when two melodies are playing at once?
polyphonic
a music harmony supported with melody?
Homophonic
two independent threads?
counterpoint
a music term when music is in key?
Major
a sad scaled type of music?
minor
the term used to refer to the blend of the faous sounds and melodic lines occurring simultaneously in music?
Texture
how many forms of texture are there and what are they?
monophony, heterophony, homophony and polyphony
what type of insturments are in the strings family?
violin
viola
cello
string bass
what insturments are in the woodwind family?
flute
oboe
clarinet
bassoon
what musical insturments are in the brass family?
trumpet
french horn
trumbone
tuba
what type of singers are in the vocal group?
Soprano
alto
tenor
bass
which scale is mostly used in jazz music?
Blue scale
THREE OR MORE NOTES PLAYED TOGETHER TO FORM HARMONY?
CHORD
THE FEELING OF CENTRALITY OF ONE NOTE?
TONALITY
THE ONLY WIND INSTURMENT THAT CAN PERFORM A TRUE GLISS
TROMBONE
this is the rat of vibrations of any sound producing body?
frequency