GCSE Music: Melody and Texture

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Conjunct
A melody moving by step
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Disjunct
A melody moving by leaps
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Pentatonic scale
A five note scale
3 of 15
Ascending/Descending sequence
When a phrase is repeated a step higher/lower
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Ostinato
(Classical) Repeating phrase
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Riff
(Pop music) Repeating phrase
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Loop
(Electronic music) Repeating phrase
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Portamento
(Jazz/folk) Playing all the notes in between two notes
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Monophonic
A single instrument playing a single line of music
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Homophonic
Either melody and accompaniment or for example intervals in the parts for a choir
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Polyphonic/Contrapuntal
Different melodies weaving in and out of each other
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Antiphonal
Call and response
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Immitative
Similar repitition in shape, but not exactly the same.
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Octaves
Parts in different octaves
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Unison
Playing together
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Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

A melody moving by leaps

Back

Disjunct

Card 3

Front

A five note scale

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

When a phrase is repeated a step higher/lower

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

(Classical) Repeating phrase

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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