TEST ONE STUDY GUIDE

TEST ONE STUDY GUIDE - TEST ONE STUDY GUIDE Pulse: beat...

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TEST ONE STUDY GUIDE Pulse: beat Accent: strong/weak Meter: organizes beats Subdivisions : of the beat Symmetry and asymmetry: cyclical and non cyclical Syncopation: off the beat Ostinato: same rhythm repeated Plymeter: duple/triple at same time Hemiola: when the music sounds like it is in a different meter than its written Coloratura: (magic flute) Ululation: rapid changing of pitch (fast yodel) Yodel: slow ululation Ornamentation: melodic decoration Voice order: - Soprano - Alto - Tenor - Bass Pleasing interval: consonant Displeasing: dissonant Functional harmony: goes somewhere by the progression homophony=same sound Heterophony=different sound Tonic: first/base note of scale
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Melody: base Retrograde: flipped Augmentation: broadening the melody, making it proportionally larger Inversion: mirroring upside down of the intervals Retrograde inversion: backwards and mirrored Diminution: preserve relationship between notes, but shortened Chordophone : has stretched strings (ex. Violin, piano, harp, etc.)
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This note was uploaded on 04/26/2009 for the course MUSC 1802 taught by Professor Riis,thoma during the Fall '08 term at Colorado.

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