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a single melody line with no harmony
music based on chords i.e. melody and accompaniment or harmonised notes moving together
music that weaves in and out of each other
instruments or parts playing the same notes but not necessarily at the same pitch
where the melody is passed on to/repeated by another voice or instrument
Melody and accompaniment
a type of homophonic texture where the melody is supported by chords underneath
where the same melody begins at different times e.g. London's Burning
a type of accompaniment used often in the Classical Era. The bass line is based on a broken chord in the order lowest, highest, middle, highest.
a type of bass line where the music moves by step through notes of the scale
a held (or repeated) chord, (usually a bare 5th) throughout a passage of music.
a single staccato (short) chord used to add dramatic impact to a composition
sounds like a melody but played at the same time as the main one - used for decoration
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