AOS2- Harmony and Tonality

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  • Created on: 23-11-16 21:55
Tonality
The key of the music.
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Major
Happy and uplifting.
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Minor
Sad and minor. more serious.
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Tonal
A sense of key/ tonal centre.
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Atonal
No sense of fixed key or tonality.
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Pentatonic
Five note scale.
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Modal
Came before scales.
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Whole Tone
A scale made up of only whole tones.
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Harmony
Two or more notes of different pitch create harmony.
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Chromatic
Scale made up of semitones.
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Diatonic
Scale made up of only semi tones.
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Consonance
Music sounds nice.
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Dissonance
Clashing harmonies
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Discords
Harsh clashing combination of notes.
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Close Harmony
Notes are close together within separate parts.
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Drone
Long held note, usually bass.
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Modulation
Change in key/ tonality.
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Tierce de Picardie
Minor key finishes with major chord
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Cadence- Perfect
V-1 // Sounds final and complete.
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Cadence- Plagal
IV-1 // Not as strong finalizing.
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Cadence- Imperfect
I-V // Unfinished feel to the music.
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Cadence- Interrupted
V-VI // doesn't sound finished, expect it to be a Perfect Cadence.
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Card 2

Front

Major

Back

Happy and uplifting.

Card 3

Front

Minor

Back

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Card 4

Front

Tonal

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

Atonal

Back

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