18 terms

3rd Grade Music Words

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Refrain
The part of the song that repeats (also called Chorus)
Beat
The steady pulse of music.
Rhythm
Long and short beats in a pattern.
Nonsense words
Words that don't mean anything.
Pitch
The high and low tone of a sound.
Melody
A string of pitches moving up, down, or staying the same.
Rest
A silent beat of music.
Quarter Note
one beat
Eighth Note
1/2 a beat
Half Note
2 beats
Whole Note
4 beats
Measure
The space between the bar lines.
Bar Line
A line that divides measures.
Meter Signature
Shows how many beats per measure.
2/4, 3/4, 4/4
Staff
4 spaces and 5 lines to write music notes
Form
The plan or pattern of a piece of music.
Treble Clef
The higher pitches on the grand staff.
Bass Clef
The lower pitches on the grand staff.