Midterm review music

Midterm review music - Chapter 4 Melody succession of...

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Chapter 4 Melody- succession of pitches that makes sense musically interval- The distance between two pitches scale - group of musical notes collected in ascending or descending order. Contour- the shape of a melody disjunct - melodies with wide intervals Conjunct - melodies that move in small intervals Sequence - the same musical passage repeated at different pitches. Augmentation - stretching a melody, making it longer and slower Diminution - compressing a melody, making it shorter and faster Motive - the shortest melodic unit that is easily recognized and relatively complete by itself Modulation - changing the tonic from one pitch level to another Tonic - first tone of the scale Dominant - The fifth tone of the scale (second most important tone) Chapter 5 Texture- describes how and to what extent melodic lines are simultaneously combined monophony- If one person or one hundred people sing the same melody at the same pitch heterophony- two or more versions of the same melody occurring simultaneously
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This note was uploaded on 09/07/2011 for the course MUSC 130 taught by Professor Hubert during the Spring '10 term at Maryland.

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