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15 terms

music chapter 6

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texture
density and disposition of musical lines
homophony
same sound. all voices move at the same time.
polyphony
many sounding. two or more simultaneously sounding lines
imitative counterpoint
voices duplicate some portion of previous voice
canon
voices exactly duplicate preceding voices
free counterpoint
each line melodically independent of any other
form
purposeful organization of music
monophonic
one sounding. single line of music, no accompaniment. unison
repetition
principle of form. identified by same letter
contrast
principle of form. sections labeled B, C, D...
variation
principle of form. given superscript B1, A1....
strophic form
most familiar
binary form
2 contrasting units. sections often repeated
ternary form
b section in contrasting style. third section, A, repeats the opening
rondo form
refrain alternates with contrasting music. one of oldest musical forms. simple style.