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Unformatted text preview: Concerto Motive and chords, sweeping melody o Strauss: Also Sprach Zarathustra Symphonic poem Nature theme June 11, 2008 Rhythm Beat an even pulse that divides the passing of time into equal segments Tempo the speed at which the beat occur o Grave (40-60) slow, solemn o Andante (76- gets speeds on tempo o 3 o 4 Meter a recurring group of stressed and unstressed beats o Basic types of meter Duple (2 beats): stability Triple (3 beats): a sense of the movement Measure in written music, the grouping of beats according to the meter of the piece Melody a series of notes arranged to form a recognizable unit Aspects of Melody o Pitch the relative position (high or low) of a musical sound o Phrase a self-contained portion of a melody, theme or tune At the store \ I bought \ a loaf of bread....
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- Spring '08