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13 terms

music chap 5

STUDY
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structure of music
organizes the msuic
repetition and contrast
unity and variety in music
strophic form
a vocal form in which the same music is repeated for each line of text
variation
some aspects of music are altered but original still recognizable
improvisation
pieces created spontaneously in performance, not precomposed
binary form
two-part form based on a statement and departure, labeled A-B
ternary form
three part form based upon a statement, departure, and return to statement A-B-A
Theme
melodic idea used as a building block in music
sequence
repeating a melody at a higher or lower pitch level
motive
smallest fragment of a theme that is still a melodic unit
call and response
features a soloist, then a group response
ostinato
repetition of a musical pattern
movement
complete section of a larger work