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  • Created on: 28-07-13 09:12
oblique motion
when one line is a repeated note (straight line) and one goes up or down
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contrary
when two melodies move in opposite directions
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similar motion
when two melodies have the same contour; if one ascends/descends, they both do
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descriptions include (always give reasons)
- rich, full, dense, thick etc - light, airy, sparse, thin etc - changing densities - identify sections
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doubling
when same melody is played by more than one instrument an octave apart
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unison
two or more instruments playing at the same time
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polyphonic
many melodic lines at the same time (complex)
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homophonic
a melody with chordal accompaniment
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monophonic sound
one single sound/instrument
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monophonic sound
one single sound/instrument
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Texture
a cross section or "side on" view ich describes the layers of sound in a piece or music
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Card 2

Front

contrary

Back

when two melodies move in opposite directions

Card 3

Front

similar motion

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

descriptions include (always give reasons)

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

doubling

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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