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Music Test ONE

Name of the diffent items in music

Bells (tone made of "pure tones")
Organ (12th/13th century synthesizer - "timbres" made of combined pure tones)
OSHA standards This class covers the goals and purposes of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, including its standards, programs, and interactions with employers and employees.
Expectancy in music In music, this means that a given musical event or passage implies or anticipates an upcoming musical event or passage
Grouping mechanisms micro to macro
Historical style periods Antiquity - up to 476 Medieval - 476-1453 Renaissance - 1453-1600 Baroque - 1600-1750 Classical - 1750-1825 Romantic - 19th century 20th century 21st century
Elements of sound Frequency - pitch Amplitude - loudness Wave form - timbre Duration - duration
Elements of music Melody Harmony Rhythm Timbre Form
Expressive elements (dynamics, tempo variations)
Tonality 1.The character of a piece of music as determined by the key in which it is played or the relations between the notes of a scale or key.
Modality A mode is a series of intervals used to construct a scale.
Overtones 1.A musical tone that is a part of the harmonic series above a fundamental note and may be heard with it.
Chromatic a musical scale with twelve pitches, each a semitone above or below another.
Whole tone a scalar arrangement of pitches, each separated from the next by a whole-tone step (or whole step), in contradistinction to the chromatic scale
Pentatonic Music any of several scales consisting of five notes, the most commonly encountered one being composed of the first, second, third, fifth, and sixth degrees of the major diatonic scale
chord progression a series of musical chords, or chord changes that "aims for a definite goal" of establishing a tonality founded on a key, root or tonic chord[1] and that is based upon a succession of root relationships. Chords and chord theory are known as harmony.
Triad A chord of three tones, especially one built on a given root tone plus a major or minor third and a perfect fifth
Texture Monophonic Homophonic Heterophonic Polyphonic
Tessitura the range in which a given type of voice presents its best-sounding texture or timbre.
Meter number of beats per group
Syncopation A shift of accent in a passage or composition that occurs when a normally weak beat is stressed.
asymmetric meter meter with an irregular pulse (usually with the top number of the time signature being 5, 7, 11, etc...)
compound meter is a time signature or meter with a triple pulse within each beat
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