multiple independent voices sung or played together.
Elements of music
Melody, Rhythm, Meter, Harmony, Form, Expression (word painting), Orchestration (Timbre)
Linear Musical structure. The contour of notes that create a tone or lyric.
High or Low
Distance of notes
Conjuct vs. disjunct motion
contour of the line up or down
musical periods, commas, semi-colons, a point of arrival.
the organizational element of music. Repetition determines form.
same idea but new shape or new direction
binary vs. ternary
two parts vs. three parts
contrast motive sequence
call and response
a song style in which a singer or musician leads with a call and a group responds
what determines form?
patterns of beats in music. regular or characteristic patterns. pattern of stress.
underlying patterns of beats
(music) the speed at which a composition is to be played. speed of music
draws out word. The person wants you to hear it so they emphasize it.
sentences. Giving a lot information.
The singing or playing of two or more notes at the same time.
triad: three notes. major chords minor chords color notes and chords *seventh chord
dissonance vs. Consonance
both relate to acoustics Dis. not a good sound *cons. nice sound
sound under the music...
The thinness or thickness of musical instruments or voices. Layers of sand..
one sound no other sound
same sound. the melody stands out above a single line.
many sounds of equal importance at the same time. counter point. Imitation. round canon