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Ionian Mode
1st
Dorian mode
2nd
Phrygian mode
3rd
Lydian Mode
4th
Mixolydian Mode
5th
Aeolian Mode
6th
Which intervals are always perfect?
1, 4, 5, 8
Compund Intervals
encompass more than an octave
Tonic
I.
supertonic
II.
Mediant
III.
Sub-Dominant
IV.
Dominant
V.
SubMediant
VI.
Leading Tone
VII.
Major Triad
Major 3rd, Perfect 5th
Minor Triad
Minor 3rd, Perfect 5th
Diminished Triad
minor 3rd, diminished 5th
Augmented Triad
major 3rd, augmented 5th
7 resolves to
8
6 resolves to
5
4 resolves to
3
2 resolves to
1
7 resolves to
6
Compound Meter
simple meter multiplied by 3 (3/8 is simple 9/8 is compound)
Irregular Meter
combination of beats, i.e. 7/4
Motive
Smallest independent fragment of a melody
Phrase
several motives
antecedent
question
consequent
answer
Similar Motion
same direction, not same distance
Parallel Motion
tones move in same distance and direction
Contrary Motion
tones move in opposite directions
Oblique Motion
One tone remains stationary while the other moves in either direction
authentic cadence
V-I
Plagal Cadence
IV-I
Half Cadence
IV-V or I-V
I6
first inversion
I 64
second inversion
I 65
first inversion of seventh
I 43
second inversion or seventh
I 21
third inversion of seventh
First inversion chords, double the?
root or fifth
Unnaccented passing tone
of the beat non harmonic tone
Accented passing tone
on the beat passing tone occuring in a line
In the second inversion double the?
root of the chord (fifth)
Cadential Six-Four
I64-V-I
Passing Six_Four
IV-I64-IV6
Neighboring Six-Four
V-I64-V
Embellishing Six-Four
I-IV64-I
Dominant Six-Four
I-V64-I6 or I6-V64-I
Ternary form of melody writing
A B A
Neigboring Tone
non harmonic tone appearing between a chordal tone and its repetition
Suspension
chordal tone which carries through the change of harmony and resolves stepwise downward to a chord tone of the second chord
Accented suspension
tone is sounded again at the change of harmony instead os sounding through
indirect suspension
other tones are inserted between the suspension and its resolution
Anticipation
unaccented non harmonic tone which belongs to the second of two chords but is sounded before the second chord is heard
Harmonic Rythym,
rythym of when the harmony changes
Harmonic Rythym,
rythym of when the harmony changes
melodic rythym
rythym of when the melody changes
Appogiatura
accented non harmonic tone which is approached by a skip and resolved stepwise in the opposite direction
Echappee
unnaccented non harmonic tone is approached stepwise in the opposite direction which is opposite to the resolution then moves by skip to the note of resolution
Cambiata
unnaccented non harmonic tone is approached skip in the opposite direction which is opposite to the resolution then moves stepwise to the note of resolution