Music Vocab

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What is A Capella?
Singing unaccompanied with no instruments.
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What is the term for a man singing in a particularly high register?
Falsetto.
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What does the term contrapuntal refer to?
A piece of music, usually Baroque, that has two or more melodies fighting for importance (very similar to polyphony).
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What is the term for when chords move at the same time, but at different pitches?
Homophony (also called chordal).
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What does chordal refer to?
When chords move at the same time but at different pitches (also called homophony).
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Falsetto.

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What is the term for a man singing in a particularly high register?

Card 3

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A piece of music, usually Baroque, that has two or more melodies fighting for importance (very similar to polyphony).

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Card 4

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Homophony (also called chordal).

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Card 5

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When chords move at the same time but at different pitches (also called homophony).

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