Music Keywords - Melody

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  • Created on: 15-04-16 17:42
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  • Melody
    • Jump
      • Step
        • -A note that is a tone from its previous note.
      • -Change of notes that is higher or lower than a tone.
    • Motif
      • Phrase
        • -Short rhythm made of short phrases.
      • -Repeated musical rhythm.
    • Diatonic
      • -Notes used from ONE scale.
    • Broken Chord
      • -Notes from a full chord at different times.
    • Apreggio
      • -Breaks up  chord, each note played individually.
    • Timbre
      • -Sound e.g strings.
    • Fanfare
      • -Only brass instruments.
    • Triadic
      • -Only use three notes.
    • Scalic
      • -Scalic movement.
    • Improvisation
      • -Create music on the spot.
    • Ornamentation/ Decoration
      • -Trills, mordant, turn or glissando.
    • Conjunct
      • Disjunct
        • -Jumps around the notes of the scale.
      • -Moves in step in the scale.
    • Pitch Bend
      • -Bend a string.
    • Grace Note
      • Passing Note
        • Blue Note
          • -Blues scale. Are flattened thirds and fifths played over a major progression.
        • -A note that connects two pitches, occurs on a weak beat.
      • -Played quickly before another note.
    • Pentatonic
      • -Five note scale.
    • Interval
      • -Space between notes.
    • Augmentation
      • -Lengthen beat values or extend a chord.
    • Diminuation
      • -Making the beat values smaller or flattening notes from a chord.
    • Whole Tone
      • -Scale that uses semi-tones.
    • Inversion
      • -Playing notes upside down.
    • Articulation
      • -How a note is played e.g pizzicato.

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