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Communication Theory Chapter 2
Interpretive scholars differ from obje…
According to Griffin, Ledbetter, and S…
Schwartz' theory of resonance is a goo…
Which of the following would most like…
is mainly subjective, meaning multiple meanings of truth are…
Humans react to forces that are often outside the individual'…
False
She gave a good speech because she is genetically predisposed…
Interpretive scholars differ from obje…
is mainly subjective, meaning multiple meanings of truth are…
According to Griffin, Ledbetter, and S…
Humans react to forces that are often outside the individual'…
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Communication Theory: Chapter 2
body language
context
definition
facial expression
The physical component of nonverbal communication, including…
The setting and situation in which a communication event occu…
An explanation, in words, of the meaning of a specific term o…
A significant element of body language through which emotion…
body language
The physical component of nonverbal communication, including…
context
The setting and situation in which a communication event occu…
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Communication Theory Chapter 2
Interpretive Framework Words: (Relativ…
Objective Framework Words: (Realism, P…
Behavioral Scientist:
Rhetorician:
Rhetoricians, Textual Analysis, Deconstructionist, Ethnograph…
Empirical Evidence, Objectivity, Scientist, Universal Truth,…
A scholar who applies the scientific method to describe, pred…
A scholar who studies the ways in which symbolic forms can be…
Interpretive Framework Words: (Relativ…
Rhetoricians, Textual Analysis, Deconstructionist, Ethnograph…
Objective Framework Words: (Realism, P…
Empirical Evidence, Objectivity, Scientist, Universal Truth,…
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Communication Theory Chapter 2
Defining Communication (Understanding)
Communication (Jae's Definition)
Defining Communication (Symbols/verbal…
Defining Communication (Intentional)
Communication is the process by which we understand others an…
A process or set of actions by which people share symbols as…
Communication is the verbal interchange of thought or idea
In the main, communication has its central interest those beh…
Defining Communication (Understanding)
Communication is the process by which we understand others an…
Communication (Jae's Definition)
A process or set of actions by which people share symbols as…
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Com Theory Chapter 2: Understanding Communication Theories
The Goals of Theory: What
The Goals of Theory: Explanation
Prediction
Control
Process of using symbols to represent things/ phenomena
effort to clarify how/why something works
Educated Guess
Use of predictions to govern what phenomena actually does.
The Goals of Theory: What
Process of using symbols to represent things/ phenomena
The Goals of Theory: Explanation
effort to clarify how/why something works
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Communication Theory Chapter 2
Defining Communication (Understanding)
Communication (Jae's Definition)
Defining Communication (Symbols/verbal…
Defining Communication (Intentional)
Communication is the process by which we understand others an…
A process or set of actions by which people share symbols as…
Communication is the verbal interchange of thought or idea
In the main, communication has its central interest those beh…
Defining Communication (Understanding)
Communication is the process by which we understand others an…
Communication (Jae's Definition)
A process or set of actions by which people share symbols as…
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Communication Theory quiz chapter 2
Semiotics is known as
Semiotics started as a means of studyi…
Text
Reader
The production of meaning itself.
attempts to explain how we communicate verbally by attaching…
The design itself.
The person buying it, looking at it, or using it.
Semiotics is known as
The production of meaning itself.
Semiotics started as a means of studyi…
attempts to explain how we communicate verbally by attaching…
Communication Theory- Chapter 2 Talk about theory
Glenn: An objective approach
Marty: Interpretive Approach
Epistemology
Truths
the assumption that truth is singular and is accessible throu…
deep inside the mental make up of all human beings is the arc…
the study of origin, nature, method, & limits of knowledge
Scientist assume that truth is singular, they see a single ti…
Glenn: An objective approach
the assumption that truth is singular and is accessible throu…
Marty: Interpretive Approach
deep inside the mental make up of all human beings is the arc…
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Communication Theory Chapter 2
Interpretive scholars differ from obje…
According to Griffin, Ledbetter, and S…
Schwartz' theory of resonance is a goo…
Which of the following would most like…
is mainly subjective, meaning multiple meanings of truth are…
Humans react to forces that are often outside the individual'…
False
She gave a good speech because she is genetically predisposed…
Interpretive scholars differ from obje…
is mainly subjective, meaning multiple meanings of truth are…
According to Griffin, Ledbetter, and S…
Humans react to forces that are often outside the individual'…
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theories of communication, chapter 2
agenda setting
cognitive dissonance
communication and accommodation
communication privacy management
the issue people view as important and how they think about t…
people peter their action to be consistent with their attitud…
people adjust their communication styles to indicate a connec…
people create and manage privacy boundaries in their relation…
agenda setting
the issue people view as important and how they think about t…
cognitive dissonance
people peter their action to be consistent with their attitud…
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Chapter 2: Small Group Communication Theory
Theory
Theory
Theory Building
Self-Concept
Both formal and informal, help people make intelligent decisi…
Has two basic functions: 1) To explain 2) To predict
A. Observe a phenomenon... B. Witness repeated pattern... C. Deve…
Influences the choices you make
Theory
Both formal and informal, help people make intelligent decisi…
Theory
Has two basic functions: 1) To explain 2) To predict
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Chapter 2: Theories of Communication
Agenda Setting
Cognitive Dissonance
Communication Accomodation
Communication Privacy Managment
The issues people view as important and how they think about…
People prefer their actions to be consistent with their altit…
People adjust their communication styles to indicate a connec…
People create and manage privacy boundaries in their relation…
Agenda Setting
The issues people view as important and how they think about…
Cognitive Dissonance
People prefer their actions to be consistent with their altit…
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Mass Communication Theory: Chapter 2
administrative research
administrative theories
British cultural studies
capitalists
Research that examines audiences to interpret consumer attitu…
Media theories used to guide practical decisions for various…
Perspective focusing on mass media and their role in promotin…
Economic elites whose power was based on the profits they gen…
administrative research
Research that examines audiences to interpret consumer attitu…
administrative theories
Media theories used to guide practical decisions for various…
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Contemporary Communication Theory Chapter 2
Control
Cybernetic tradition
Description
Empirical
The ability to alter elements in the present to achieve a spe…
Treats communication theory building as information processin…
The description goal of theory serves to focus the attention…
Information or data gathered by observation used in the asses…
Control
The ability to alter elements in the present to achieve a spe…
Cybernetic tradition
Treats communication theory building as information processin…
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Chapter 2 :Small Group Communication Theory
Theory
Theory in General... (the three parts)
Explanatory Function of Theory
Predictive Function of Theory
helps people make intelligent decision about how to conduct t…
1. Pattern Behavior ... 2. Explanation... 3. Control
diagnose their own groups, by understanding what makes groups…
predict certain outcomes, and regulate behavior
Theory
helps people make intelligent decision about how to conduct t…
Theory in General... (the three parts)
1. Pattern Behavior ... 2. Explanation... 3. Control
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Chapter 2: Understanding Communication Theories
1) The Goals of a Theory
1) Description- What is it?
2) Explanation
3) Understanding, Prediction & Control
1) Description... 2) Explanation... 3) Understanding, Prediction &…
A process using symbols to represent a phenomenon
How & Why
A) Prediction- making an educated guess... B) Control- the use o…
1) The Goals of a Theory
1) Description... 2) Explanation... 3) Understanding, Prediction &…
1) Description- What is it?
A process using symbols to represent a phenomenon
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Communication Theory Exam 4- Chapter 2 (Muted Group Theory)
Fundamental Assumptions (assumption 1)
Fundamental Assumptions (assumption 2)
Fundamental Assumption (assumption 3)
Fundamental Assumptions (assumption 4)
-The experiences and perceptions of subordinate cultural grou…
-subordinate cultural groups are not as free or as able as th…
-subordinate cultural groups contribute little, if any, to th…
-the language of a particular culture does not serve all its…
Fundamental Assumptions (assumption 1)
-The experiences and perceptions of subordinate cultural grou…
Fundamental Assumptions (assumption 2)
-subordinate cultural groups are not as free or as able as th…
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Chapter 2: Systems Theory and Small Group Communication
Systems Theory:
Each group member can be viewed as a s…
Examples of inputs in a group
Inputs come from
input, throughput, output
true
information and requirements given by a teacher, amount of ti…
the environment and group members
Systems Theory:
input, throughput, output
Each group member can be viewed as a s…
true
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Communication Theory Exam 1- Neuliep Chapter 2
Define a theory
Three Fundamental functions of a theory
Explanation
Prediction
-any attempt to explain something
-Explanation, prediction and control
-goes beyond answering what to answering the question why... -go…
-theory leads scientists to make predictions ... -explanation an…
Define a theory
-any attempt to explain something
Three Fundamental functions of a theory
-Explanation, prediction and control
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Mass Communication Theories Chapter 2`
convergence
WiFi
mass society theory
arguments on mass society theory
the erasure of distinctions among media
wireless internet networks
perspective on western society that industrial society that a…
media subvert and disrupt the existing social order and eliti…
convergence
the erasure of distinctions among media
WiFi
wireless internet networks
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Chapter 2: Small Group Communication Theory
Theory
Theory
Theory Building
Self-Concept
Both formal and informal, help people make intelligent decisi…
Has two basic functions: 1) To explain 2) To predict
A. Observe a phenomenon... B. Witness repeated pattern... C. Deve…
Influences the choices you make
Theory
Both formal and informal, help people make intelligent decisi…
Theory
Has two basic functions: 1) To explain 2) To predict
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Chapter 2: Small Group Communication Theory
Theory
Theory Building
Self-Concept
Definition of Theory
-Both formal and informal, help people make intelligent decis…
A. Observe a phenomenon... B. Witness repeated pattern... C. Deve…
Influences the choices you make
A. Way of binding together multitude of facts so that they ma…
Theory
-Both formal and informal, help people make intelligent decis…
Theory Building
A. Observe a phenomenon... B. Witness repeated pattern... C. Deve…
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Theory Chapter 2 Vocab
beat
Beat division
Simple Meter
Compound Meter
The primary pulse in musical meter.
The secondary pulse in musical meter; the first level of fast…
Meter in which the beat divides into twos and subdivides into…
Meter in which the beat divides into threes and subdivides in…
beat
The primary pulse in musical meter.
Beat division
The secondary pulse in musical meter; the first level of fast…
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Chapter 2 - Language Theory and Communication Subdomains
Nature
Nurture
Behaviorist and social interactionist
Constructionist
Plato & Chomsky, Sometimes referred to as nativists or ration…
B.F. Skinner, Played a role in Piagetian theory; Empiricists;…
Which 2 theories of language development suggest nurture?
Which theory of language development suggests nature?
Nature
Plato & Chomsky, Sometimes referred to as nativists or ration…
Nurture
B.F. Skinner, Played a role in Piagetian theory; Empiricists;…
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Communication Theory Exam 2
Rhetoric in communications
Rhetorical Theory
What is the importance/use of Rhetoric…
Aristotle's definition of rhetoric:
refers to the use of available means of persuasion, typically…
Rhetoric is the reliance on different emotions, questions, fa…
Offer wide range of models and devices used to improve one's…
the available means of persuasion. Think of rhetoric as a mea…
Rhetoric in communications
refers to the use of available means of persuasion, typically…
Rhetorical Theory
Rhetoric is the reliance on different emotions, questions, fa…
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Music Theory Chapter 2
3 beats per measure; quarter note = on…
4 beats per measure; quarter note = on…
6 beats per measure; eighth note = one…
common time; same as 4/4
In this time signature what does the top number represent and…
In this time signature what does the top number represent and…
In this time signature what does the top number represent and…
In this time signature what does the c represent and what oth…
3 beats per measure; quarter note = on…
In this time signature what does the top number represent and…
4 beats per measure; quarter note = on…
In this time signature what does the top number represent and…
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Music Theory Chapter 2
3 beats per measure; quarter note = on…
4 beats per measure; quarter note = on…
6 beats per measure; eighth note = one…
common time; same as 4/4
In this time signature what does the top number represent and…
In this time signature what does the top number represent and…
In this time signature what does the top number represent and…
In this time signature what does the c represent and what oth…
3 beats per measure; quarter note = on…
In this time signature what does the top number represent and…
4 beats per measure; quarter note = on…
In this time signature what does the top number represent and…
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Chapter 2: Understanding and Evaluating Mass Communication Theory
Causality
Casual relationship
Scientific Method
Hypothesis
A given factor influences another
A direct relationship between one event and another, which is…
Search for the truth through accurate observation and interpr…
Testable prediction about an event.
Causality
A given factor influences another
Casual relationship
A direct relationship between one event and another, which is…
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Chapter 2: Understanding and Evaluating Mass Communication Theory
Causality
Casual relationship
Scientific Method
Hypothesis
A given factor influences another
A direct relationship between one event and another, which is…
Search for the truth through accurate observation and interpr…
Testable prediction about an event.
Causality
A given factor influences another
Casual relationship
A direct relationship between one event and another, which is…
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Communications: Chapter 2
Verbal Messages
Denotative Meaning
Connotative Meaning
Slang
The spoken words you use when communicating.
The definition of a word found in a dictionary.
An emotional or personal response to a word.
Informal language that is unique to a particular group.
Verbal Messages
The spoken words you use when communicating.
Denotative Meaning
The definition of a word found in a dictionary.
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AP Music Theory Chapter 2
note tree
breve
whole note
half note
shows the relationship of duration symbols
Also known as the double whole note. Would take up 8 counts i…
Also known as the semibreve. Has half the duration of the bre…
Has half the duration of the whole note. Would take up 2 coun…
note tree
shows the relationship of duration symbols
breve
Also known as the double whole note. Would take up 8 counts i…
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Music Theory Chapter 2
3 beats per measure; quarter note = on…
4 beats per measure; quarter note = on…
6 beats per measure; eighth note = one…
common time; same as 4/4
In this time signature what does the top number represent and…
In this time signature what does the top number represent and…
In this time signature what does the top number represent and…
In this time signature what does the c represent and what oth…
3 beats per measure; quarter note = on…
In this time signature what does the top number represent and…
4 beats per measure; quarter note = on…
In this time signature what does the top number represent and…
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Communication Theory Test 1- West and Turner Chapter 2
Seven Traditions in the Communication…
Rhetoric Tradition
Semiotic Tradition
Phenomenological Tradition
-rhetoric, semiotic, phenomenological, cybernetic, socio-psyc…
-heart and soul of the communication field... -2500 years old... -t…
-the study of not only what we refer to as "signs" in everyda…
-the study of structure of consciousness as experienced from…
Seven Traditions in the Communication…
-rhetoric, semiotic, phenomenological, cybernetic, socio-psyc…
Rhetoric Tradition
-heart and soul of the communication field... -2500 years old... -t…
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Comm Theory Chapter 2
semiotics
phenomenology
seven traditions in communication
rhetorical tradition
the study of signs
a personal interpretation of everyday life and activities
rhetorical, semiotic, phenomenological, cybernetic, socio-psy…
public address and public speaking and their functions in soc…
semiotics
the study of signs
phenomenology
a personal interpretation of everyday life and activities
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theories of communication chapter 2 part 2
muted groups
relational dialectics
social exchange theory
social information processing
since language tends to be man-made or dominant, it supports…
the continuous interplay among contradictory needs compromise…
relationship status and interactions are based on people's pe…
people who meet online can develop close relationships just a…
muted groups
since language tends to be man-made or dominant, it supports…
relational dialectics
the continuous interplay among contradictory needs compromise…
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Chapter 2: Assumptions Behind Communication Theories: Reality, Knowledge, and Values
Worldview
Metatheory
Ontology
Epistemology
Something everyone has that shapes the way we see everything…
The idea of theorizing about theory; it explores the hidden a…
Refers to assumptions about the nature of being or reality.
The study of knowledge. What we know, and how we know it.
Worldview
Something everyone has that shapes the way we see everything…
Metatheory
The idea of theorizing about theory; it explores the hidden a…
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Chapter 2: Comm Theory
Communication Theory
7 Traditions in Communication Theory "…
Rhetorical
Semiotic
Assisting people in understanding "themselves, their society,…
1. Rhetorical ... 2. Semiotic ... 3. Phenomenological ... 4. Cyberneti…
-"practical art"; public address, public speaking & their fun…
-"study of sign" ; meaning is achieved when we share a common…
Communication Theory
Assisting people in understanding "themselves, their society,…
7 Traditions in Communication Theory "…
1. Rhetorical ... 2. Semiotic ... 3. Phenomenological ... 4. Cyberneti…
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Comm Theory Chapter 2
Behavioral Sceintist
Rhetoricians
Objective Approach
Interpretive Approach
applies the scientific method to describe, predict and explan…
Interpert Texts
assumption that the truth is singular and is accessible throu…
Lingusitic work of assigning meaning or value to communicativ…
Behavioral Sceintist
applies the scientific method to describe, predict and explan…
Rhetoricians
Interpert Texts
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Comm. Theory Chapter 2
Worldview
Metatheory
Ontology
Epistemology
Shapes the way we see everything around us
The idea of theorizing about theory; it explores the hidden a…
Refers to assumptions about "The nature of being or reality."…
The study of knowledge (what is knowledge?)
Worldview
Shapes the way we see everything around us
Metatheory
The idea of theorizing about theory; it explores the hidden a…
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Communication Theory ch2
Many interpretive scholars believe tru…
Which of the following would most like…
A scientist seeks to understand the wo…
All of the following are names for hum…
True
She gave a good speech because she is genetically predisposed…
Sight, sound, taste, touch, and smell.
Empiricists.
Many interpretive scholars believe tru…
True
Which of the following would most like…
She gave a good speech because she is genetically predisposed…
45 terms
AP Music Theory Chapter 2
note tree
breve
whole note
half note
shows the relationship of duration symbols
Also known as the double whole note. Would take up 8 counts i…
Also known as the semibreve. Has half the duration of the bre…
Has half the duration of the whole note. Would take up 2 coun…
note tree
shows the relationship of duration symbols
breve
Also known as the double whole note. Would take up 8 counts i…
23 terms
Music Theory Chapter 2
3 beats per measure; quarter note = on…
4 beats per measure; quarter note = on…
6 beats per measure; eighth note = one…
common time; same as 4/4
In this time signature what does the top number represent and…
In this time signature what does the top number represent and…
In this time signature what does the top number represent and…
In this time signature what does the c represent and what oth…
3 beats per measure; quarter note = on…
In this time signature what does the top number represent and…
4 beats per measure; quarter note = on…
In this time signature what does the top number represent and…
18 terms
comm theory chapter 2
behavioral scientist
rhetorician
Budweiser ad
objective approach
a scholar who applies the scientific method to describe, pred…
a scholar who studies the ways in which symbolic forms can be…
glen - objective: successful persuasive messages evoke past e…
the assumption that truth is singular and is accessible thoug…
behavioral scientist
a scholar who applies the scientific method to describe, pred…
rhetorician
a scholar who studies the ways in which symbolic forms can be…
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Communication Theory CH 2
deductive theory
determinism
extension
generalization
developed by starting with a theory (or hypothesis) then gath…
the belief that causes and effects can be uncovered when stud…
when new concepts or ideas are added to a theory
a pattern that holds true across groups, time, and place
deductive theory
developed by starting with a theory (or hypothesis) then gath…
determinism
the belief that causes and effects can be uncovered when stud…
45 terms
AP Music Theory Chapter 2
note tree
breve
whole note
half note
shows the relationship of duration symbols
Also known as the double whole note. Would take up 8 counts i…
Also known as the semibreve. Has half the duration of the bre…
Has half the duration of the whole note. Would take up 2 coun…
note tree
shows the relationship of duration symbols
breve
Also known as the double whole note. Would take up 8 counts i…
12 terms
Comm Theory Chapter 2
Glenn Sparks (O)
Marty Medhurst (I)
Behavioral scientist
Rhetorician
behavioral scientist, conducts experiments
rhetorician, interpret texts
scholar who applies the scientific method to describe, predic…
scholar who studies the ways in which symbolic forms can be u…
Glenn Sparks (O)
behavioral scientist, conducts experiments
Marty Medhurst (I)
rhetorician, interpret texts
Com Theory Chapter 2
seven traditions of communication
rhetorical
semiotic
phenomenological
rhetorical, semiotic, phenomenological, cybernetic, socio-psy…
talk as a practical art
rethinking what is natural ... -the study of signs
experiencing otherness ... -a personal interpretation of everyda…
seven traditions of communication
rhetorical, semiotic, phenomenological, cybernetic, socio-psy…
rhetorical
talk as a practical art
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communications theory exam 2
Symbolic interaction
who is the theorist of symbolic intera…
three general premises of symbolic int…
what are the themes of symbolic intera…
examines the relationship between mind (the symbols we use to…
George mead (it is qualitative, subjective, and interpretive)
1. we act towards people as we've given meaning to those peop…
1. self concept is shaped by others... 2. three different "selve…
Symbolic interaction
examines the relationship between mind (the symbols we use to…
who is the theorist of symbolic intera…
George mead (it is qualitative, subjective, and interpretive)
45 terms
AP Music Theory Chapter 2
note tree
breve
whole note
half note
shows the relationship of duration symbols
Also known as the double whole note. Would take up 8 counts i…
Also known as the semibreve. Has half the duration of the bre…
Has half the duration of the whole note. Would take up 2 coun…
note tree
shows the relationship of duration symbols
breve
Also known as the double whole note. Would take up 8 counts i…
8 terms
AP Theory - Chapter 2
tonic
supertonic
mediant
subdominant
scale degree 1
scale degree 2
scale degree 3
scale degree 4
tonic
scale degree 1
supertonic
scale degree 2
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