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January 25, 2008 - • Because all those other notes when...

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January 25, 2008 Chords o Major vs. minor (stacked 3rds, m or M) o Triad Root, third fifth C-E-G or C-E-flat-G o Chord alphabet C-E-G-B-D-F-A-c-e-g-b-d-f-a-C o Chord progression I-V-I or I-IV-I, ect. Harmonic texture o Monophonic Melody but no harmony Single melody EX: monks singing o Homophonic Harmony and melody but the melody stands out Principle melody supporting a company of notes A lot of rock music is this o Heterophonic More than one melody but they are almost the same Simultaneously playing the same melody differently Not a lot of good examples, won’t ask to hear this o Polyphonic When 2 or more or more melodies are being played at the same time Bass playing behind the main melody Timbre o Tone color Why does a banjo sound different than a flute?
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Unformatted text preview: • Because all those other notes when you play the banjo there is more clashing of the other notes that are within each note where as with a flute you here mostly the overtone note, it is a more pure sound • Overtones cause this Instrument families o Energy source Ex: guitar; hand is the energy source Ex: trumpet; your breath Ex: flutes; your breath Ex:drums; hand o Vibration element Ex: guitar; strings Ex: trumpt; your lips Ex: flute the way you blow it over the mouth piece Ex:drums o Resonating chamber Ex: guitar; the main body part Ex: trumpet; the tubes o Different types: Strings Brass Woodwinds Percussion...
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