02122008 - Specific Forms Ground Bass ABA Genre (P. 51) Can...

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Specific Forms ∙ Ground Bass ∙ ABA Genre (P. 51) ∙ Can be defined by - Text (Madrigal w/ Italian verses) - function (mass) - Performing forces (singers, instr., etc.) ∙ Overtures ∙ Suite Style Combination of qualities Rhythms, harmonies, tunes, tone color Classical or jazz or rock each have styles. Listen, P. 55 Benjamin Birrten – DVD 20-25 ∙ The young person’s guide to the Orchestra ∙ Based on English composer, Henry Purcell ∙ Variations on the theme: ∙ Melody, rhythm, texture, mode Chapter 1 Pitch, frequency 20-2000 cuclyes per second 440 per second is A Dynamics (how loud something is) Measured in decibles Dynamic terms: Two p’sis pianissimo PP-P-MP-mf-f-ff Forte Mezzo Crescendo Tone color Timbre
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Partials Overtones Duration Rhythm Beat Accents Meter Measure bar line Duple Triple Simple Compound Divisble by two or 3? Tempo Metronome Adagio, andante Moderato Allegretto, allegro, presto Piu Listen a lot Notation text p21-24 Notes, rests, dots, ties, triplets Meter, signatures, staff
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