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Exam 1 Review - Vocabulary Rhythm combination of short and...

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Vocabulary Rhythm – combination of short and long notes Dynamics – louds and softs Pitch - ??? Melody – one note at a time Harmony – composite of melodies and chords together o Chords – three or more notes played at same time o Arpeggio – playing notes of a chord one by one Timbre – color of the sound o Tessitura - ??? Instrumentation Texture o Homophonic – chord progression with single melody on top o Counterpoint – melody and harmony o Layered rhythmic textures – in west African music, overlapping rhythm Form – AABA, ABAB, how the music is shaped Tempo – fast or slow the pulse is Beat – basic pulse Surface rhythms – rhythms played on top of the beat Meter, measure, bars Riff I IV V ii V I Fox Trot Two-beat Backbeat Scale Key Three main sources of American Music Notation Harmony I ii iii IV etc.
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