Music-Tonality

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  • Created on: 03-04-13 16:31
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  • Tonality
    • Basic Terms
      • Tonal: Major or minor Key
      • Atonal: Not in any key
      • Modal: Based on a type of seven note scale called a 'mode'
    • Key Signatures
      • The key indicates which scale a piece is based on
    • Modulation
      • Process of moving from one key to another
        • Happens in 3 stages:
          • 1.The initial key is established
          • 2. The music reaches a chord that is common to both keys (pivot chord)
          • 3. The music continues in the new key, usually confirming it with a cadence
      • Common modulations:
        • The dominant (V)
        • The Subdominant (IV)
        • The relative Major
        • The relative Minor

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