Save
Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever
or

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Pitch - Melody

HSC Pitch Melody

TermDefinition
Melody A horizontal succession of pitches
Definite pitch A tuned and distinct sound
Indefinite pitch Untuned sound such as a speaking voice
Countermelody A melody heard at the same time as the main melody
Melodic movement refers to the pitch direction in a melody
steps Movement from one note to the note directly above or below it
leap Movement from one note to another further away
Melodic contour the shape of the melody in a piece of music
Register The general height of sound
Soprano Highest female voice type
Alto Lower female voice type
Tenor Higher male voice type
Bass Lower male voice type
range Relates to the extent of the notes used in a melody
ornamentation Extra notes added to the melody by the composer to decorate it or make it more interesting
Melodic ostinato A melodic repeated pattern
riff A melodic or harmonic repeated pattern found in jazz or rock music
Motif a melodic fragment that is heard throughout a piece of music and has the effect of unifying it
Sequence a pattern of notes repeated at a higher or lower pitch.
Repetition refers to a melody or melodies heard repeatedly
Melisma several, often ornamented notes sung to one syllable of text
Lick several, often ornamented notes sung to one syllable of text in rock or pop music
Created by: c.deAndrade
Popular Music sets

 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards