Music Theory

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  • Created on: 15-03-18 22:29
semitone
the shortest distance between two notes on a piano
1 of 20
Natural (♮)
cancels at any accidentals that come before
2 of 20
Interval
distance between notes
3 of 20
Diatonic
all notes come from scale
4 of 20
Chromatic
notes from outside scale
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approggiature
an added non-chord note in a melody
6 of 20
Melody and accompaniment
a tune supported by chords
7 of 20
texture
how the tempo, melodic, and harmonic materials are combined in a composition
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tempo
the speed or pace of a given piece
9 of 20
duration
the length of time that a note is sounded
10 of 20
dynamics
how loud or quiet the music is
11 of 20
harmony
the combination of chords used in a piece of music
12 of 20
melody
the element of music created by single notes being played successively
13 of 20
pitch
How high or low a note sounds
14 of 20
timbre
perceived sound quality of a musical note
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tonality
organizing musical compositions around a central note, the tonic.
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modulation
changing to a different key
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256
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21
521
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123
321
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Card 2

Front

Natural (♮)

Back

cancels at any accidentals that come before

Card 3

Front

Interval

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

Diatonic

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

Chromatic

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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