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Unformatted text preview: Inversion: mirroring upside down of the intervals Retrograde inversion: backwards and mirrored Diminution: preserve relationship between notes, but shortened Scale : Set of notes arranged from low to high or high to low (usually at least 3) that become to basis or vocabulary for a larger set Modes: colors in some cultures, sex in some cultures, can only be performed at some time of day in some cultures, associated with certain emotions. Many cultures emphasize melodic modes over all else....
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- Fall '08