CHAPTER 2 & 3

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  • Chapter 2 & 3
    • Melody
      • Consists of different types of melodic motion, the way the melody moves from one note to another.  A phrase is marked by a pause.
    • Pitch
      • Highness/lowness of a note.
    • Intervals
      • Distance between any 2 pitches, closest interval is obviously unison.
    • Dynamics
      • Loudness/softness, piano, mezzo, mezzo piano, mezzo forte, forte, pianissimo, crescendo, decrescendo, diminuendo.
    • Timbre
      • Tone color
    • Rhythm
      • Most distinguishing feature, tempo, beat etc.
    • Measure
    • Meter
    • Beat/ Tempo
      • We measure bears in quarter notes, a whole note is four beats. The speeds are largo, adegio, andante, moderato, allegro, vivace, presto.
    • Harmony
      • Keynote comes at the end of the last phrase. Combination of melody and its accompaniment.
    • Scales
      • Music usually begins and ends in the same key. A scale is a group of notes arranged in ascending or descending order.
    • Texture
      • The way different musical sounds are combined, mono-phony (melody with no accompaniment) homo-phony (2 playing together) polyphony (two or more distinct musical lines at once)
    • Families of instruments
      • Strings
      • Woodwinds
      • Brass
      • Percussion
      • Keyboards
    • Human voice
      • WOMEN high soprano, medium mezzo-soprano, low alto. MEN high tenor, medium baritone, low bass.
    • Historical periods
      • Middle Ages (400-1400)
      • Renaissance (1400-1600)
      • Baroque (1600-1750)
      • Classic (1750-1800)
      • Romantic (1800-1900)
      • 20TH (1900-2000)
    • 3 Types of listening
      • Passive
      • Unconscious
      • Active

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