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Monophonic
A monophonic texture is a single melody line without harmony
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Polyphonic
Polyphony is where more than one melody is played at the same time (up to several different parts together)
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Homophonic
Homophony is when you get a melody with chords that all move at the same time
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Heterophonic
Heterophony is where there are two instruments playing one tune, one is playing a more elaborate version of the tune that the other
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Cotrapuntel/Counterpoint
Contrapuntel/counterpoint is where there is two parts playing - one fits with the melody a bit like a tune and a bass line
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Texture
Texture refers to the number of parts playing together. In a basic sense, you can have a thick texture with lots of parts playing together or a thin sparse texture with only a few parts playing together
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Polyphony is where more than one melody is played at the same time (up to several different parts together)

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Polyphonic

Card 3

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Homophony is when you get a melody with chords that all move at the same time

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Card 4

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Heterophony is where there are two instruments playing one tune, one is playing a more elaborate version of the tune that the other

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Card 5

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Contrapuntel/counterpoint is where there is two parts playing - one fits with the melody a bit like a tune and a bass line

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