Harmony and Tonality

they end phrases of music e.g. imperfect/perfect
Cadences
1 of 13
means colour and uses all 12 semitones within an octave
Chromatic
2 of 13
notes that belong to a key/chord to produce nice harmonies
Consonant
3 of 13
using only 7 tones of the standard scale without chromatic alterations
Diatonic
4 of 13
notes which sound wrong together
Dissonant
5 of 13
tells you what key the piece is in (with a set of sharp/flats on the staff)
Key signatures
6 of 13
mainly used in happy, joyful and celebratory music
Major
7 of 13
mainly used in sad and unhappy pieces
Minor
8 of 13
denoting music using melodies/harmonies based on modes other than the ordinary major and minor scales
Modal
9 of 13
change of key
Modulation
10 of 13
Sunstained notes & sustained part consisting of 2 notes
Pedal and Drone
11 of 13
Major 3rd in the final chord of a composition in a minor key
Tierce de Picardie
12 of 13
Relating to the tone of music using conventional keys/harmonies
Tonal
13 of 13

Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

means colour and uses all 12 semitones within an octave

Back

Chromatic

Card 3

Front

notes that belong to a key/chord to produce nice harmonies

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

using only 7 tones of the standard scale without chromatic alterations

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

notes which sound wrong together

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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