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Music Definitions Chap 1 - 5
2 beats to each measure, basic metrical pattern of two beats to a measure
The science of sound
associated with a more cheerful and bright sound
associated with a more somber and dark sound.
Position of sound, high or low sound
ordering of music through time, the beat or rhythm of a song
Rhythmical pattern or temporal ordering
3 beats per measure, strong beat and two weak beats
Musical sounds in agreeable succession or arrangement.
smallest unit of music
point of breathing during a line of a song
Signals the close of a musical section; the end of a larger phrase
Melody moves note by note
Melody moves by jumps
Notes that move stepwise as in do re mi fa ...
Eight notes in scale
Distance between each note
n. The quality of a tone, as distinguished from intensity and pitch.
Degrees of loudness or softness in music; volume
forms of music
Repition, Variation, Contrast
kind; sort; category
collection of pitches as they sound simultaneously, or when pitches are in agreement
a combination of three or more notes that blend harmoniously when sounded together
Thickness of thinness of voice(s), on voice vs. many
Harmonic texture that is just a melody with no underlying accompaniment (Voices only)
Many singing monophonic, sounding together, agreement or accord
Having a single melodic line with accompaniment
Many voices at different times, multiply melodies at one time as in row row row your boat
one note per syllable
many notes per syllable