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Unformatted text preview: this. I , ii, iii, IV , V , vi, vii, I Of these the one built on I is called the Tonic. Tonic = I Dominant = V Subdominant = IV These are strung together into chord progressions. It moves through a series of harmonies. All of the notes of the chords can be struck together or they can be spread out. To do this is called an arpeggio. When pitches are sounded together some of them sound sweet and these are called consonances. Some will be jarring. These are called dissonances. It is the interplay of consonance and dissonance that build up and release the tension in the music. Texture Monophonic- one voice Monophony Homophonic- melody with accompaniment to homophony Polyphonic- many voices (counterpoint)...
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This note was uploaded on 09/11/2010 for the course MUSIC APPR 894885838 taught by Professor Kimberlyhousser during the Fall '10 term at LSU.
- Fall '10