Useful Tips For Exam

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USEFUL TIPS FOR EXAM
Musical Device
Sequence
Imitation
Pedal (long note)
Drone ­ Indian
Ostinato (rhythmic, melodic)
Riff (moves around the chord)
Orchestral Families
Strings
Woodwind
Brass
Percussion
Rhythmic device
Swung
Triplets
Dotted
Articulation
Staccato
Legato
Dynamics
Pianissimo
Piano
Mezzo-piano
Mezzo-forte
Forte
Fortissimo
Crescendo
Diminuendo
Sforzando
Tempo

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Drum roll
Double / triple tonguing
Flutter tonguing
Con sordino
Metre
Duple
Triple
Quadruple
Intervals
Unison
Octaves
Thirds
Sixths
Fourths / fifths (oriental, empty)
Seconds / sevenths (clashy)
Tonality
Major
Minor
Atonal
Ornamentation
Trill
Turn
Mordent
Voices
Soprano
Alto
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Bass
Counter tenor (high professional male)
Texture
Few / many layers
Dense / sparse
Monophonic ­ 1 layer
Homophonic ­ tune and accompaniment
Polyphonic ­ two and at the same time of equal importance
Hetrophonic ­ decorated versions of same tune
Form
Binary
Ternary
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