Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

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.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read 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.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
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

Structure Terms

Terms relating to structure and unity & contrast

Structure Refers to the order of sections and ideas in a piece of music.
Binary A piece of music comprising two large sections of music e.g. A B.
Ternary A piece of music comprising three large sections of music e.g. A B A
Rondo A more complex musical arrangement that consists of a repeating A B A that is contrasted with a new musical section after each cycle. A B A C A B A D OR A B C A B D A B E A
Theme and Variations A piece of music based around a single musical idea or melody that is embellished and developed throughout a piece of music.
Strophic A piece of music where the melody is the same but lyrics change each time.
12 Bar Blues A harmonic structure/ chord progression used in Early Jazz music consisting of chords I IV V over 12 Bars.
Verse/ Chorus Form The most common musical structure used in contemporary music.
Imitation When an instrument copies the same melody or part of another instrument to create unity.
Call and Response When a short melody played by one voice is answered by another voice. AKA Question and answer.
Unity Elements of a piece of music that create a sense of continuity and sameness.
Contrast Elements of a piece of music that create a sense of variety, interest and difference.
Created by: hwalden