Classical Period Glossary

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Cadance
Two chords at the end of a musical phrase. There are four main types of cadance:perfect, imperfect, interrupted and plagal.
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Harmonic Rythum
The number of times the chords change per bar.
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Hemiola
In triple time this is a device opftem used towards a cadance piont, in which notes are grouped in two beat units.
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Imitative
literaay seperate parts copying or imitating each other. if the imitation is note for note the same, this will be a canon.
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Modulating
When the music changes key.
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Pedal
A sustained note usually in the lowest bass part, In the middle of a musical texture it is called an inner pedal and if at the top an inverted pedal.
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The number of times the chords change per bar.

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Harmonic Rythum

Card 3

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In triple time this is a device opftem used towards a cadance piont, in which notes are grouped in two beat units.

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Card 4

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literaay seperate parts copying or imitating each other. if the imitation is note for note the same, this will be a canon.

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Card 5

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When the music changes key.

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Preview of the back of card 5
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