Music terms part 2

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  • Created on: 31-05-14 09:24
Lyrics
Words of a song
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Hook
Memorable melody in a pop song
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Chord
When more than one note is played. The word usually refeers to three note chords made from a scale eg: (C,E,G/F,A,C)
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Chord sequence
The order of chords in a song. In many pop songs the same sequuence is repeaed several times in a verse or chorus.
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Riff
A repeated short melody often used in club dance music or raps
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Layering
Adding new musical parts, commonly one at a time. The parts will often interact with each other forming a complex texture.
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Cross-rhythm
Rhythms that literally cross the usual pattern of accented and unaccented beats creating irregular
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Polyrhythm
A mix of two or more contrasting rhythms
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Ostinato
repeated rhythm
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Harmony
When more than one note is sounded at once or a series of chords
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Duration
Is the sound long or short?
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Pitch
How high or low the sounds are
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Card 2

Front

Memorable melody in a pop song

Back

Hook

Card 3

Front

When more than one note is played. The word usually refeers to three note chords made from a scale eg: (C,E,G/F,A,C)

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

The order of chords in a song. In many pop songs the same sequuence is repeaed several times in a verse or chorus.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

A repeated short melody often used in club dance music or raps

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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