AoS 2: Harmony and Tonality

HideShow resource information
What does diatonic mean?
Music based on the 'regular' scales
1 of 20
What does chromatic mean?
Music that uses chromatic notes
2 of 20
What does consonant mean?
The harmonies 'work' and sound nice together
3 of 20
What does dissonant mean?
The music and harmonies clash
4 of 20
What is a pedal note?
A note that is held for a long time but not for the whole extract
5 of 20
What is a drone note?
A longer note than the pedal note, usually lasting for the whole extract
6 of 20
What is a perfect cadence?
Music that sounds finished
7 of 20
What is a plagal cadence?
Music that sounds like 'Amen'
8 of 20
What is an imperfect cadence?
Music that sounds unfinished
9 of 20
What is an interrupted cadence?
Music that ends with a surprise!
10 of 20
What does major mean?
Happy
11 of 20
What does minor mean?
Sad
12 of 20
What does modal mean?
Folk sounding
13 of 20
What is atonal?
No home note
14 of 20
What is modulation?
A change of key
15 of 20
What does relative major/minor mean?
Common modulation
16 of 20
What is the Tonic (I)?
First degree of scale
17 of 20
What is the sub-dominant (IV)?
Fourth degree of scale
18 of 20
What is the dominant (V)?
Fifth degree of scale
19 of 20
What are the primary chords?
Chords I, IV & V
20 of 20

Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

What does chromatic mean?

Back

Music that uses chromatic notes

Card 3

Front

What does consonant mean?

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

What does dissonant mean?

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

What is a pedal note?

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
View more cards

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Music resources:

See all Music resources »See all Harmony and Tonality resources »