Elements of Music

Elements of Music - Term Definition Consonance a pleasing...

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Term: Consonance Definition: a pleasing sound, generally thought to produce a relaxation response Term: Dissonance Definition: a disagreeable sound, generally thought to produce a tension response Term: Noise Definition: many random, simultaneous pitches and their harmonics Term: Pitch Definition: the relative highness or lowness of a vibrating source at a constant frequency Term: Frequency Definition: the number of vibrations/second of time of a pitch-producing, source; the higher the frequency, the higher the pitch
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Term: Harmonics Definition: the magical sets of pitches that exists in nature for every pitch-producing source Term: Rhythm Definition: the organization of time in music Term: Melody Definition: a series of notes arranged to form a recognizable whole; a tune that we play and sing Term: Harmony Definition: the vertical force that supports the melody; a chord on guitar or piano Term: Beats Definition: an even pulse; like the human heart beat, ticks of a clock, footsteps on pavement, etc.
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Term: Meter
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