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Timbre The unique qualities of sound
neutral clef used for rhythm only/pitchless/untuned instruments
Breve a double whole note
alla breve cutr time
simple duple 2/16-2/2
simple triple 3/16-3/2
simple quadruple 4/16-4/2
compound duple 6/16-6/2
compound triple 9/16-9/2
compound quadruple 12/16-12/2
asymmetrical/irregular meter meters that have beats of unequal length
triplet dividing a regular duration into 3
duplet/tuplet a simple division of a dotted bite (2 notes divide the beat)
anacrusis the pick-up
syncopation rhythmic displacement of the expected strong beat created by dots, rests, ties, accents, dynamics
hemiola a type of syncopation in triple meter (2 groups of 3 beats into 3 groups to 2 beats)
Half steps for major scale 3-4, 7-8
Half steps for minor scale 2-3, 5-6
scalar variance the use of natural, harmonic, and melodic minor within one composition
list the most stable to the most active tones. 1, 3, 5, 2, 6, 4, 7, 1
Pentatonic scale remove the 4th and 7th scale degree
Whole tone scale 6 tone whole step scale
blues scale 1-b3-3-4-b5-5-b7-1 (take out 2nd&6th scale degree)
Ionian Major (3-4, 7-8)
Dorian natural minor + #6 (2-3, 6-7)
Phrygian natural minor + b2 (1-2, 5-6)
Lydian major + #4 (4-5, 7-8)
Mixolydian major + b7 (3-4, 6-7)
Aeolian natural minor (2-3, 5-6)
Locrian (1-2, 4-5)
Created by: allyson.lee