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Exam I Notes - Fundamental element: Rhythm Queen-we will...

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Queen-we will rock you Rhythm-organization of time in music Beat- an even pulse that divides the passing of time into equal segments Tempo-the speed at which a beat occurs (measured in beat/minute) Meter-an recurrence group of stressed and unstressed beats Basic types of meter -duple-2 beats: stability -triple-3 beats: a sense of movement Measure: in written music, the grouping of beats according to the meter of the piece How to figure out meter 1- 1 st find beat 2- Then look for stressed beats Try counting 1 and 2 and 1,2,3 to see which one works Musorgsky- great gate of kiev. .......... duple Mozart-little night music minuet and trio. ...triple Minuet means waltz dance. .. its 3 steps. Melody and Harmony Ludwig Van Beethoven Symphony No. 9 fourth movement Melody- a series of notes arranged to form a recognizable unit {Beethoven No. 5---Duple} {Tchaikovsky piano concerto--- triple} Aspects of Melody Pitch-the relative position (high or low) of a musical sound Phrase-a self contained portion of a melody, theme or tune. At the store/ I bought/ a loaf of bread
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