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What is the inversion of a diminished interval?
augmented
vivace
quickly/lively
re
supertonic
What is the inversion of an augmented interval?
diminished
allegro
fast/cheerful
How large are voice ranges?
an octave plus a sixth
what are primary triads?
triads built upon the 1st, 4th and 5th degrees of the scale (tonic, subdominant, and dominant)
mi
mediant
What is timbre?
the color of the sound
allegretto
moderately fast/somewhat cheerful
ritenuto
abruptly slower, held back
how far apart are voice ranges?
start and end a fifth below the next higher range
what are secondary triads?
triads built upon the second, third, sixth, and seventh scale degrees (supertonic, mediant, submediant, and leadint tone/subtonic)
fa
subdominant
What is the overtone series?
do
do sol
do mi sol te
do re mi fi sol la te ti do
sol
dominant
What are the perfect consonances?
4th, 5th, octaves
etto
diminuative; lesser effect
How far away can soprano and alto parts be?
never greater than an octave
la
submediant
What are the imperfect consonances?
3rds, 6ths
moderato
moderate
ino
diminuitive; lesser effect
How far apart can alto and tenor voices be?
never greater than an octave
ti
leading tone
What intervals are dissonant?
2nds, 7ths, all augmented/diminished intervals
andantino
moderately slowly
issimo
intensifier; greater effect
How far apart can tenor and bass voice parts be?
all distances permitted
What is the British name for a double whole note?
breve