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Music Appreciation T

string instruments from highest to lowest Violin Viola Cello Bass
5 elements of music Melody, rhythm, harmony, form, dynamics
Definition of rhythm duration of sound
Definition of form Organization of sound
what are the 3 kinds of intervals octave half step whole step
what is a scale series of 1/2 and whole steps
What is a chromatic scale series of all half steps
what is modulation changing key in the middle of a piece
what does homophonic mean Having harmony/chords
what are the building blocks of harmony chords
what is tempo the speed of the beat
what element contains repetition and contrast form
what is a strophic a song with verses
what is A and B in form A is repetition B is contrast
what means gradually getting louder crescendo
what language are most musical terms from Italian
What is the definition of melody a series of pitches
what is the definition of harmony 2 or more notes sounding together
What is the definition of dynamics loudness and softness
what is pitch the highness and lowness of a sound
what is interval the distance between 2 pitches
what 3 words deal with texture in music monophonic homophonic polyphonic
what does monophonic mean one melody alone
what does polyphonic mean many melodies at once
what element gives music life and energy/ soul of music rhythm
temp terms from slowest to fastest? adagio- slow andante- moderately slow allegro- fast allegretto- moderately fast presto- very fast prestissimo- as fast as possible
What is fugue polyphonic piece with a subject
what element gives music feelings and sensitivity dynamics
dynamic terms from softest to loudness pianissimo - very soft (pp) Piano- soft (p) Mezzo piano- moderately soft (mp) Mezzo forte - moderately loud (mf) forte- loud (f) fortissimo- very loud (ff)
gradually getting softer decrescendo
what is the definition of concerto a composition for orchestra and a soloist
musical composition takes its form through? repetition and contrast
what instrument does not have a reed french horn
what element gives music feelings and sensitivity dynamics
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