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Chap3MUH204LO - 1 Listen for phrase relationships and...

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Chapter 3 A. Overall Objectives This chapter will help you acquire familiarity with these basic structures of music: 1. Melody --its constituent parts, internal relationships, and uses. 2. Harmony --chords, their relationships to each other and to melody, and their varying degrees of tension and resolution. 3. Texture --monophony, heterophony, homophony, polyphony, and related concepts. 4. Tonality and modality --the concept of tonality and the major and minor scales that support it. 5. (optional) Western musical instruments and the modern Western orchestra. B. Listening Objectives After completing this chapter, you should be able to:
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Unformatted text preview: 1. Listen for phrase relationships and motives within a melody and describe the character of a melody. 2. Develop sensitivity to degrees of tension and resolution created by harmony. 3. Distinguish between monophonic, heterophonic, homophonic, and polyphonic textures and recognize imitation. 4. Listen more attentively for tonal centers and major and minor mode, as well as distinguish between final and weak cadences. 5. (optional) Identify instrument families and listen more carefully for the sound of specific instruments....
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