Music Vocab

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  • Created on: 02-04-14 15:20
Modal
Floaty
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Atonal
No key, sounds mad
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Bitonal
Two different keys at the same time
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Modulation
Changing Key
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Ostinata
Orchestral Riff
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Ornamentation
Decoration of the notes. E.g Trill, Acciaccatura
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Unison
Same notes being played octaves apart
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Monophonic
One Harmony
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Homophonic
Melody with chords based around it
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Polyphonic
Lots of melodies going on at the same time
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Antiphonal
Stereo Effect
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Perfect Cadence
Sounds Finished
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Imperfect Cadence
Sounds Unfinished
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Plagal Cadence
Sounds Churchy
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Suprise Cadence
Sounds Mental
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Major
Sounds Happy
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Minor
Sounds Sad
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Syncopation
Bouncing against the beat
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Piczz
Plucking the strings
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Card 2

Front

No key, sounds mad

Back

Atonal

Card 3

Front

Two different keys at the same time

Back

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Card 4

Front

Changing Key

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Orchestral Riff

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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