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In opera, "singing" is called:
"aria"
accent
stress point in music
glissando
a device of sliding up or down the scale very rapidly
pizzicato
plucking the strings instead of bowing
flamenco
folk music of spain; infused with gypsy elements
ostinato
repeated over and over
rhythm
organization of when we hear the notes in music
melody
series of notes arranged in order to form a recognizable unit
tone
when sound comes in regular vibrations; definite, consistant pitch
harmony
at least 2 notes played simultaneously; provide the support & enrichment of a melody
color (timbre)
tone quality of any sound; allows us to recognize piece
texture
what instruments are playing;
ex: monophonic, homophoic, polyphonic
form
in music, the general shape of a composition as perceived by the listener
romanticism
personal relationship with anything
through composed
compositions made up of ever changing music; no obvious repetitions or overt musical form from beginning to end