World Music Quiz 1
oral and aural modes of transmission
Notated modes of transmission
the pulse that divides time into equal units.
the gathering of beats into regular groups.
the accent is place on the upbeats or between beats.
a note; basis of music.
The highness or lowness of a tone.
Major and Minor Scales
the designation for certain intervals and scales. Diatonic scale used in western music, 7 notes.
a gapped scale with five notes
sounds activated by vibration of string or string stretched between two points.
sounds activated by passing of air through a tube of some kind.
produces sound by way of a vibrating stretched membrane.
self-sounder, sound activated by vibration of the body of the instrument itself.
any instrument who's sound is produce by an electric current.
a single line or voice
a single line is performed in varied versions at the same time.
a drone with a melody above it
combinations of two or more separate melodic lines.
a fundamental pitch and a series of harmonic overtones.
notes of different pitch occurring together to form chords.