Mus121 jan 12 2011 - Mus121 19:12 MUS121 HarmonicInterval:

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Mus121  19:12 MUS121 Harmonic Interval - The relationship between 2 tones heard together. - Described with ordinal numbers (2d, 3d, 4 th , etc.) The 8 th  ( octave ) has special status: - 2 different tones that somehow sound the same. - Expressed in simple ratio, 2:1 - Reveals a repeating pattern among musical tones. * Each  HARMONIC INTERVAL  has its own quality. Consonance / Dissonance  (RELATIVE TERMS) Consonance:   Stable, simple, “sweet”. Octave, 5 th . 4th (Pythagoras); we accept 3ds and 6ths as well. Dissonance:  Unstable, complex, sometimes harsh. 2ds and 7ths (esp. minor 2ds, major 7ths). Harmonic Intervals combine to create  Chords . - 3 or more tones sounding together. - May be consonant or dissonant. Triad:  A special kind of chord. - 3 pitches in interlocking 3ds. - May be major  or minor . Harmonic Progression
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This note was uploaded on 01/20/2012 for the course LSAOFFICE 121 taught by Professor Gsipetershirts during the Winter '11 term at University of Michigan.

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Mus121 jan 12 2011 - Mus121 19:12 MUS121 HarmonicInterval:

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