Music~ Chapter Four - Music~ Chapter Four 1 Melody and Harmony function together to construct a musical system both in Western culture and elsewhere 2

Music~ Chapter Four - Music~ Chapter Four 1 Melody and...

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Music~ Chapter Four 1. Melody and Harmony function together to construct a musical system, both in Western culture and elsewhere 2. There are SEVEN pitches of the musical alphabet: - ABCDEFG. In Western music, the octave is divided into TWELVE semi- tones, or half-steps; from these are built different kinds of scales. 3. The most common types of scales are: a. Major Scale : It’s the most familiar sequence of pitches, the “happy” key (from C-C) b. Minor Scale : It incorporates a lowered third note which makes it sound more dark or sad (from A-A)
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