Music Keywords

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  • Created by: Israel.A
  • Created on: 25-05-16 14:45
Tempo
How fast or slow the music is
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Pulse
The beat that stays the same throughout the peace of music
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Dynamics
How loud or quit the music is
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Instrumentation
The instruments used in a piece of music
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Melody
The tune
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Pitch
How high or low something is
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Texture
How instruments and layers work together in a piece
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Timbre
The sound or tone quality
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Structure
The form or layout of a piece of music
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Rhythm
How long or short the notes are
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Balungan
The original melody in a Gamelan piece of music
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Peking
The melody that decorates the original melody
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Heterophonic
A decorated texture
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Oral Tradition
When music has been passed down from generation to generation sby speaking and not being written down
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Baroque
The era 1600-1750 approximately
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Chord
Two or more notes played together
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12 Bar Blues
The chord sequence to make a Blues piece of music
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Improvisation
To make music on the spot
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Blues Scale
The scale used to improvise in Blues music
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Sample
A digitally recorded fragment of sound
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Looping
To repeat a sample
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Metronome
The thing that makes a pulse to help you keep in time
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Accompaniment
A part that supports a main melody or rhythm
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Card 2

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The beat that stays the same throughout the peace of music

Back

Pulse

Card 3

Front

How loud or quit the music is

Back

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Card 4

Front

The instruments used in a piece of music

Back

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Card 5

Front

The tune

Back

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