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Chorus vocab. 2

Dotted Half note Note that represents three beats of sound.
Whole note Note that represents four beats of sound.
Whole rest Rest that represents four beats of silence.
major scale Do to do
Natural minor scale La to la
Eighth note A note that represents half a beat of sound.
Eighth rest Rest hat represents half a beat of silence
Major tonic triad Do, mi, so; built on the 1,3,& 5 notes of the major scale
Interval The space between two notes
Tie A curved line used to connect two or more of the same notes of the same pitch to make one longer not.
Dotted quarter note 1 1/2 beats of sound.
Minor tonic triad La, do, mi; built on the 1st, 3rd, and 5th notes of the minor scale.
Renaissance period 1430-1600. The world experienced rapid change in the development of exploration, science, and the arts.
a cappella voices only, no accompaniment
lute an early form of a guitar
canzona a rhythmic instrumental composition that is light and fast moving
sacred music music associated with religious services or themes
secular music music not associated with religious services or themes
madrigal a poem that has been set to music in the language of the composer.
polyphony a style of music in which there are 2 or more melodic lines being sung or played at the same time.
Created by: slofton
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