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Chromaticism Music based on a chromatic scale.

Impressionist A style of music that seeks to describe a feeling or experience.

Atonal Open key. No key.

Klangfarbenmelodie "Tone colour melody" Describing how the timbre contributes to

Compliment The 6 semitones no used in the first semitone.

Hexachord A group of…

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Push Rhythms/Notes Notes which anticipate the beat.

Syncopation Accented notes on an off-beat on the bar. Sometimes created
by Push notes.

Blue Notes A 'bent' note between a major and minor third.

Tritones Two notes played 6 semitones apart. Also known as an
augmented 4th (one semitone large) or diminished…

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Cells Short musical ideas ­ like a motif

Phasing When two or more version of a motif are played at the same
time, but slightly out of sync. They gradual become in sync
with each other.

Note addition Gradually adding notes to the original cell to develop them.

Note subtraction…


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