AoS 2- Harmony and Tonality

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Harmony
Two or more different notes played together;Can make music richer or more emotional
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Diatonic
Only uses notes that belong to the scale or key the music is written in
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Chromatic
Uses other notes from the scale or key; accidentals such as sharps or flats
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Consonant
Melody which sounds good; not clashing
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Dissonant
Melody sounds clashing and uncomfortable to listen to
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Drone
One note played continuously in the bass part
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Pedal
Passage of a few bars where the bass note is the same, or is doubled in octaves
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Perfect Cadence
Chord V followed by Chord I; sounds completely finished
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Imperfect Cadence
Usually made of chord I,IIand IV, followed by chord V
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Plagal Cadence
Chord IV followed by chord I; known as the "amen" cadence
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Interupted Cadence
Sometimes call a surprise cadence. Easy to recognize. Starts with chord V but instead of being followed by expected chord I, to it goes the subdominant chord iv. This means in a major key the chord is minor and in a minor key the chord is major
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Tierce de Picardie
When a minor key end on the tonic chord as expected, but it is the tonic major chord instead of the minor tonic
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Card 2

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Only uses notes that belong to the scale or key the music is written in

Back

Diatonic

Card 3

Front

Uses other notes from the scale or key; accidentals such as sharps or flats

Back

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Card 4

Front

Melody which sounds good; not clashing

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Melody sounds clashing and uncomfortable to listen to

Back

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