Holbourne musical technique definitions

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Tonic Pedal
A sustained/repeated note playing the first degree of the scale
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Dominant Pedal
A sustained/repeated note playing the fifth note of the scale
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False relation
The adjacent/simultaneous occurance of a note in its normal form and that in its chromatically altered form
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Phrygian Cadence
A type of imperfect cadence used in the minor key consisting of the chords IVb-V
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Hemiola
A rhythmic device used to give a duple feel to triple time, by turning two groups of three beats into 3 groups of 2
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Imitiation
When a melodic idea is repeated with some alteration
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Suspension
A device that creates a momentary dischord by first sounding in preparation then repeating after a chord of chord, before moving a step (usually downwards) to resolve the dissonance
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A sustained/repeated note playing the fifth note of the scale

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Dominant Pedal

Card 3

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The adjacent/simultaneous occurance of a note in its normal form and that in its chromatically altered form

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Card 4

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A type of imperfect cadence used in the minor key consisting of the chords IVb-V

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Card 5

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A rhythmic device used to give a duple feel to triple time, by turning two groups of three beats into 3 groups of 2

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