Music Revision: Fusions

Motif
A short, reccuring musical phrase
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Chord
3 or more notes that combine harmoniously
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Major*
Where the interval between the first 2 notes of a chord is larger than between the last 2 notes of a chord. Sounds happy.
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Minor*
Where the interval bentween the first 2 notes of a chord is smaller than between the last 2 notes of a chord. Sounds sad.
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Texture
How many sounds are playing at once.
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Tone*
The interval between two notes which are two semitones apart
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Semitone*
The smallest interval between two notes, also known as a half step or a chromatic step.
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Rhythm
Patterns of different note lengths.
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Pitch
How high or low the notes sound.
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Melody
The tune.
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Harmony
The chords.
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Duration
How long or short the notes are.
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Timbre
Sound quality unique to an instrument or voice.
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Tempo
How fast or slow the music is.
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Dynamics
Describing the volume.
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Classical Music
Music written prior to the 1900s, mainly characterised by memorable melodies and orchestral instruments.
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Electronic Dance Music (EDM)
Fast paced electronically produced music for people to dance to at events such as festivals.
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Interval*
Distance between two pitches.
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Bassline
A low-pitched instrumental part, usually played by a bass guitar.
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Synthesiser
An electronic musical instrument
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Card 2

Front

3 or more notes that combine harmoniously

Back

Chord

Card 3

Front

Where the interval between the first 2 notes of a chord is larger than between the last 2 notes of a chord. Sounds happy.

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

Where the interval bentween the first 2 notes of a chord is smaller than between the last 2 notes of a chord. Sounds sad.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

How many sounds are playing at once.

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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