July 6 notes - July 6, 2006 Melodies o Divided into phrases...

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July 6, 2006 Melodies o Divided into phrases o Question and answer, drama, excitement (climax and cadence) o Variation in tone, pitch, tempo, rhythm Harmony (important since 1600s) o Support melody o Left hand of the piano, adds color Chords o Multiple pitches, at least 3 (triad) o Triads Major – happy sound Minor – sad sound Diminished – scary sound Augmentive – odd sound o Progression – series of chords that repeat (blues) in a specific pattern Blues progression, jazz, 50’s, end of church hymns o Consonance – melody fits in chord, “good” o Dissonance – don’t go together, not culturally accepted o Arpeggio – chord separated, harmonic/accompanying styles Key o Revolves around scale (series of notes) and central tone o Tonic chord – built on lowest note o Dominant chord – built on 5 th scale degree (5 th note) o Important from 1600 onward o Key signature – tells what key the piece is in according to sharp and flat notes Sharp – half step above note
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course MUL 2010 taught by Professor Goldblatt during the Summer '06 term at University of Florida.

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July 6 notes - July 6, 2006 Melodies o Divided into phrases...

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