Mus 355 Notes

Mus 355 Notes - Mus 355 Study Guide Rhythm - all time based...

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Mus 355 Study Guide Rhythm - all time based events in music Beat - a regular pulse (you can clap along) Tempo - speed of the beat ( beats/min.) Meter - a regular pattern of “strong” (loud) and “Weak” (soft) beats Measure - One unit of meter Down Beat - the strongest measure in a beat Syncopation - accent in an unexpected place Note Values - used to divide time Pitch Terms Interval - the distance between any two pitches Octave - the interval between two duplicate notes Scale - a collection of pitches for making music Sharps and Flats - pitches that fall in between the 7 lettered pitches Tuning or Intonation - the exact frequency of a pitch Melody - pitches in series Phrase - a unit of melody Harmony - simultaneous pitches Chord - 2 or more pitches at the same time Triad - a chord with 3 pitches Harmonic terms Progression - a series of chords that lead into one another. “resting” to “tension” and back Key - the “home base” pitch of a piece Mode - the arrangement of sharps and flats within a scale or piece
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