Music Keywords

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  • Created by: kshama02
  • Created on: 23-05-17 14:46
Tempo
How fast or slow the music is
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Pulse
THe constant beat throughout a piece of music
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Dynamics
How loud or quiet the music
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Instrumentation
The instruments used in a piece
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Melody
The tune
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Pitch
How high or low something is
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Texture
How the instruments and layers work together
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Timbre
The sound or tone quality of a particular instrument or piece
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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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Layering
The way different parts are built up
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Phasing
The same repeated phrase at different times
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Note Addition
Where notes are added to repeated phrase
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Metamorphosis
Gradually changing musical ideas over time
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Time Signature
How many beats in a bar
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Ostinato
A repeating pattern
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Rock 'n' Roll
A style of simple and repetitive music developed from blues and folk music
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Beatlemania
The term given to the frenzy created by the Beatles amongst their fans
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DIminishe 7th Chord
A minor triad with a flattened 7th at the top
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Trill
Rapid repetition of two neighbouring notes
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Tremolo
Rapid repetition of the same note
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Dissonance
Notes that clash
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Consonance
Note sthat sound good together
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Pedal Note
A low pitch note that is held continuously
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Sequence
Repeition of the same note at a higher or lower pitch
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Card 2

Front

Pulse

Back

THe constant beat throughout a piece of music

Card 3

Front

Dynamics

Back

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Card 4

Front

Instrumentation

Back

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Card 5

Front

Melody

Back

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