Melody/Melodic phrases- melody is one of the most important elements in music.
- Any music composed before 1830, the melodic phrase is even and balanced.
- A scalic melodic phrase is either major, minor or chromatic scales and could be ascending or descending, very popular in classical and 1800-1830 orchestral music.
Any music bewtween 1830-1900 has a long rambling and flowing type melody.
A Twentieth century orchestral piece of music has a fragmented (broken up) type melody.
Ornamentation- ornamentation is where the melody is decorated, you are most likely to hear ornaments in Baroque Dances, but also in other areas.
Trill = A skake bewtween two notes.
Turn = Like a plat on the main note- move to the note above, then back to…