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Unformatted text preview: 5. Can you imagine improvisation without melody?: No, because a melody is pitches organized in a manner that makes sense musically. Without melody, improvisation would just sound stupid. It would take absolutely no talent and be meaningless. Melody is what makes music, music. 6. Describe the structure of a major scale: W W H W W W H 7. Explain the difference between augmentation and diminution: Augmentation is stretching a melody, making it longer and slower. Diminution is the compression of a melody, making it shorter and faster....
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- Spring '10
- different types, Musical mode, Minor scale, modes, melodic contours