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Test #1 Review Terms 4 elements of music: Sound, pitch, duration, amplitude. Traditional Classification: String, woodwinds, brass, and percussion. [Keyboard] Scientific Classification: Sachs-Hornbostel system; Aerophones, Chordophones, Idiophones, Membranophones. 3 Categories of Chordophones: Violin, Violoncello, Double Bass Double Stopping: Playing two strings at once Triple Stopping: Playing three strings at once Pizzicato: Plucked strings Glissando: Rapid succession of notes in a scale like pattern Bowing: Using a bow for a chordophone. Harmonics: example: a 1 st and a 3 rd sounded at once. Mute: A device used to dampen the sound of certain instruments Vibrato: A very slight fluctuation of a pitch or a note Tremolo: The rapid repetition of a single note Trill: rapid alternation between two or three tones Legato: Smooth and connected Staccato: Short, plucked sounding Modern String Instruments: Violin, Viola, Cello, Contrabass Modern Woodwinds: Flute, Piccolo, oboe, clarinet Modern Brass: Trumpet, French horn, Trombone, Tuba Modern Percussion: Timpani, Xylophone, Snare Drum, Tambourine Embouchure: The entire oral mechanism of lips, lower facial muscles, and jaw.
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Single Reeds: A vibrating device in some woodwind instruments that consists of a piece of cane bound to a mouthpiece by a ligature. Double Reeds: A vibrating device in some woodwind instruments that consists of two
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This note was uploaded on 04/25/2008 for the course MUS 117A taught by Professor Soehnlen during the Winter '08 term at Saginaw Valley.

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