The Expressive Elements of Music
the organization of pitches around a central pitch and modality.
the pattern of beats by which the time-span of a piece of music or a section is measured.
the basic pulse of music
volume in music
clear and meaningful rendition of music; diction
the separation of a continuous melodic and harmonic line into smaller units.
the fluctuation in pitch and volume in a musical tone.
the qualitative aspect of a musical tone
the manner in which all the musical elements are treated which associates a work with others by time.