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Unformatted text preview: Flat-lowering a pitch a half step (b) Chroma-means color in Greek-refers to use of half steps and whole steps (color= black/white keys) Harmony-based on melody-is the element of music that concerns itself with the simultaneous sounding of pitches Chord-at least two or three pitches Triad-three pitches that have an arrangement -spaces out the pitches-skipping of notes (chord of C-E-G) Major triad-one that has a large space between the first pitch and second, etc-C-E-G-Minor triad-shrinking the distance between the first and second notes of the triad Dissonance-sound can be dissonance if the sound is harsh, unpleasant Consonance-generally a restful or harmonic sound Eastern melody is much more complicated that western melody Eastern Asian West-African Melody 6 10 3 Harmony 10 1 4...
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- Fall '08