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MUSC 201 quiz review

MUSC 201 quiz review - Rhythm term that refers to the...

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Rhythm- term that refers to the organization of tones Beat- pulse of a tune Tempo- Italian word that means time; how fast or slow pulse is going Meter- grouping of beats, duple beats, triple beats Markings Fast Moderate Slow Allegro Moderato Adagio Vivace Andante Lento Allegretto Andantino Largo Bar- divides lengths and separate time lengths Asymmetrical meter- measure cannot be divided into equal beats (5/8) Accent- a note that is emphasized more than the other Syncopation- an accent on a weak beat, or anything that happens in between beats Subdivisions- how you subdivide the beat Polyrhythm- different rhythms based on separate subdivisions happening simultaneously. Polymeter- different meters that alternate Non-metric music- lacking a strong sense of beat or meter, common in certain non- Western cultures. **Melody, Harmony & other musical components ** Note or tone- single musical sound Pitch- how high and how low the sound is Pitch range- the range of a particular instrument or voice type Intervals- distance between two notes * Half-step- E to F * Whole-step- E to G Octave- two pitches that sound the same, but are sounded in different pitch ranges are said to be octaves Scales- a scale is a sequence of pitches usually ascending or descending that have a particular intervallic pattern Major Minor Modes- this is a sequence of pitches based on a hierarchy that have extra-musical connotations Microtunes- refers to the notes that are found in between a half step Melody-
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