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Unformatted text preview: Timbre (Quality) Music Fundamentals: Rhythm Polyrhythm Meter Duple Triple Compound meter Polymeter Non-metered (rubato) Music Fundamentals: Melody Scale Pentatonic Heptatonic Chromatic Microtonal 7 + or -2 Contour Inflection-How you interpret the music Ornamentation (dealing with singing) Syllabic – each different syllable has a different note Mellismatic – one or more notes are contained in one syllable 2 GMUS 203: Music in America Dr. Andrew Connell Music Fundamentals: Harmony Harmony - Interval – two notes sounding together Chord - Music Fundamentals: Texture Monophony – single melody Heterophony – two or more instruments or voices sing same melody but have different interpretation Polyphony - Music Fundamentals: Form Examples of musical form: 12-bar blues 32-bar AABA Sonata form Verse-chorus 3...
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- Fall '09
- Music, Dr. Andrew Connell, Music Fundamentals