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Imitation
A phrase is repeated with slight changes each time
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Sequence
A repeated musical phrase at a higher or lower pitch (ascending/descending
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Canon/round
Each part plays the same melody but they come in separately and at regular intervals. The parts overlap. Fugue-begins with one line on its own and other parts enter at various intervals.
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Diminution
Dividing the length of notes in a tune to get a new version
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Augmentation
Lengthening the notes in a tune to get a new version
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Ostinato/riff
Musical patterns which repeat over and over again
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Ground Bass
melody in bass part of composition (4-8 bars long) that is repeated many times and forms the basis for variations
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Drone
Usually formed by 2 notes a 5th apart(c-g) eg. Bagpipes.can also be a long held note in bass like a pedal note.
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Pedal
Long held note in bass part
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Tonic pedal
Keynote is held
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Dominant pedal
5th note is held
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Inverted pedal
Long held note in upper part instead
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Card 2

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Sequence

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A repeated musical phrase at a higher or lower pitch (ascending/descending

Card 3

Front

Canon/round

Back

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Card 4

Front

Diminution

Back

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Card 5

Front

Augmentation

Back

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