Music History Notes, Sept 6-13

Music History Notes, Sept 6-13 - Fundamentals Sound Rhythm...

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C#D# F# G# A# b b b b b D E G A B E F G A B C D E F G A B C Fundamentals 9-6- 07 Sound Rhythm Melody Harmony Texture Form SOUND 1. PITCH Up/Down Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass 2. DYNAMICS Loud/Soft Pianissimo= very soft Piano= soft Mezzopiano= medium soft Mezzoforte= medium loud Forte= loud Fortissimo= very loud 3. TONE COLOR Quality that makes one sound distinct from another Timbre (Tam-ber) Examples: Raspy, Mellow, Nasal Definite pitch – actual note 12 notes C D E F G A B C Indefinite pitch – noise like sound *Music is a humanly organized Sound
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RHYTHM organization of sound in time Temporal - happens in time Beat - unit of measurement; regular, recurrent pulse Metrical - there is a beat Non metrical - no definite beat Tempo - speed of the beat (BPM) Examples: allegro, moderato, largo INDICATIONS ON p15 Meter - organization of beats into regular patterns (Beats per measure) TYPES: Duple-2 Triple-3 Quadruple-4
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course MUS 110 taught by Professor Peterson during the Fall '07 term at S. Connecticut.

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