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MUSI1001A DR. JOHN HIGNEY KYLE BUELL SEPTEMBER 23, 2010 TEXTURE (U&)(CONT’D) - Monophonicxfq•“ - PolyphonicU&& & - o All the voices or lines move to a new pitch at roughly the same time o The strands are interdependent, not independent as in poly o The lines from blocks of sound that result in chords - The attention is drawn to the melody line - Composers often try to give each line some melodic interest but all move roughly in the same rhythm - Composers often move from one te±ture to another in a composition FORM - The purposeful organization of music - The general shape of a composition as perceived by the listener - Most forms (even in Jazz or Rock music) have been used for centuries - Three principles: o Repetition Helps establish weight, balance, ands symmetry Conveys a feeling of comfort and security Musicians identify repetition by using the same lame: AA o Contrast Provides variety and conflict
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Need for novelty and excitement Labeled B, C, D, etc.
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This note was uploaded on 10/18/2010 for the course MUSIC 10026 taught by Professor Safd during the Spring '10 term at California Coast University.

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