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19 terms
Music Theory
Music
Dynamics
Pitch
Ethnomusicologist
sound organized in time
how loud or soft the music is
how high or low the music is
scholar who studies the music of many cultures
Music
sound organized in time
Dynamics
how loud or soft the music is
6 terms
Music Theory
Authentic Cadence
Half cadence
Imperfect Authentic Cadence
Perfect Authentic Cadence
When a V chord goes to a I chord
When the phrase ends on a V chord instead of going to I.
Like an authentic cadence, but the root is not in the bass an…
Like an authentic cadence, but the root is in the bass or sop…
Authentic Cadence
When a V chord goes to a I chord
Half cadence
When the phrase ends on a V chord instead of going to I.
14 terms
Music Theory
Romantic Period
20th-21st century/contemporary
Alberti bass
Sequence
Chopin, Schubert, Schumann, Tchaikovsky
Barton, Kabalevsky, Khachaturian, Prokofiev, Shostakovich
An accompaniment pattern using a broken three-note chord play…
A melodic pattern repeated at a higher or a lower pitch
Romantic Period
Chopin, Schubert, Schumann, Tchaikovsky
20th-21st century/contemporary
Barton, Kabalevsky, Khachaturian, Prokofiev, Shostakovich
26 terms
Music theory
piano
forte
mezzo piano
mezzo
soft (p)
loud (f)
moderately soft (mp)
moderately, sort of
piano
soft (p)
forte
loud (f)
10 terms
Music Theory #1
Forte
Mezzo Forte
Pianissimo
Mezzo Piano
Loud
Medium Loud
Very Soft
Medium Soft
Forte
Loud
Mezzo Forte
Medium Loud
21 terms
Music theory
Counterpoint
Subphrase
Motive
Period
A technique or setting, writing or playing a melody or melodi…
The smallest musical unit which conveys a musical thought
A short musical idea
A group of phrases that usually consist of at least one antec…
Counterpoint
A technique or setting, writing or playing a melody or melodi…
Subphrase
The smallest musical unit which conveys a musical thought
30 terms
Music Theory Vocab 4Q
Accidental
Augmented
Circle of Fifths
Clef
A symbol that raises or lowers a pitch by a half or whole step.
When a perfect or a major interval is made a half step larger…
A diagram like the face of a clock that aids in the memorizat…
Must appear at the beginning of the staff in order to indicat…
Accidental
A symbol that raises or lowers a pitch by a half or whole step.
Augmented
When a perfect or a major interval is made a half step larger…
62 terms
Music Theory
a tempo
accelerando
adagio
allargando
return to the original tempo
gradually getting faster
slowly
broadening
a tempo
return to the original tempo
accelerando
gradually getting faster
26 terms
music - Theory
4 periods of music history... (with years)
20th & 21st Centuries also called
20th & 21st Centuries may be divided i…
Characteristics of Baroque period
Baroque (1600 - 1750)... Classical (1750 - 1830)... Romantic (1830…
"Contemporary Period", "Modern" or "Post-Common Practice"
the 20th century (1900 - 1999) and... the Contemporary Period (2…
a. Polyphonic Texture (two or more separate voices)... b. Use of…
4 periods of music history... (with years)
Baroque (1600 - 1750)... Classical (1750 - 1830)... Romantic (1830…
20th & 21st Centuries also called
"Contemporary Period", "Modern" or "Post-Common Practice"
Music Theory
agitato
animato
cantabile
Con moto
excited
with spirit
in a singing style
with motion
agitato
excited
animato
with spirit
12 terms
Music Theory
simple interval
interval
rhythm
dot
Any interval smaller than an 8ve
The measurement of the distance in pitch between two notes
A general term used to refer to the time aspect of music
Notation symbol used to add to the duration one-half the valu…
simple interval
Any interval smaller than an 8ve
interval
The measurement of the distance in pitch between two notes
20 terms
Music Theory
Order of Sharps
Order of Flats
Beat
Time Signature
FCGDAEB
BEADGCF
The primary pulse in musical meter
A sign placed on a staff to indicate meter
Order of Sharps
FCGDAEB
Order of Flats
BEADGCF
11 terms
Music Theory
Djembe
Balaphon
Shekere
Agogo
Membranaphone, drum hollow sounding
Ideophone, xylophone sounding
Ideophone, thing with beads that you toss back and forth and…
Ideophone,
Djembe
Membranaphone, drum hollow sounding
Balaphon
Ideophone, xylophone sounding
20 terms
Music Theory #2
Presto
Vivace
Grave
Lines of Treble Clef
very fast
very fast
very slow
egbdf
Presto
very fast
Vivace
very fast
15 terms
Music Theory
Order of Flats
Order of Sharps
Interval
Time Signature
BEADGCF
FCGDAEB
2 pitches being played at the same time
division of beats per measure
Order of Flats
BEADGCF
Order of Sharps
FCGDAEB
51 terms
Music Theory 01: Notation
Staff
Treble Clef
Bass Clef
Grand Staff
Staff
Treble Clef
22 terms
Music Theory Basics
eighth rest
bass clef
dotted half note
eighth note
gets 1/2 a beat of silence
notes in the lower register
gets 3 beats of sound
gets a 1/2 beat of sound
eighth rest
gets 1/2 a beat of silence
bass clef
notes in the lower register
24 terms
Music Theory
Staccato
Allegro
Largo
Legato
short and separated
quick and lively
big broad and slow
smooth and connected
Staccato
short and separated
Allegro
quick and lively
43 terms
=Music Theory
What are the letters on the keyboard
What is the note that has 4 beats
what is the note that has 2 beats
what is the note that has 1 beat
C , D, E, F, G, A, B
Whole note
half note
Quarter note
What are the letters on the keyboard
C , D, E, F, G, A, B
What is the note that has 4 beats
Whole note
26 terms
Ap Music Theory 1
G-Clef
F-Clef
C-clef
Grand Staff
Treble Clef
Bass Clef
Alto Clef... Tenor Clef... Movable C clef(deturmines
G-Clef
Treble Clef
F-Clef
Bass Clef
8 terms
Music Theory
Staff
Treble Clef
Bass Clef
Grand Staff
A group of five horizontal lines on which music is written.
The higher notes
The lower notes
Consists of both clefs. The two staves are arranged treble ov…
Staff
A group of five horizontal lines on which music is written.
Treble Clef
The higher notes
50 terms
Music Theory
Beat
2
measure
A steady, recurring pulse
In 4/4 time, a half note gets how many beats?
the distance between two bar lines
Beat
A steady, recurring pulse
2
In 4/4 time, a half note gets how many beats?
9 terms
Music THEory
Figured Bass
Diminished Triad
Minor Triad
Augmented triad
Bass line with the harmonies to play
m3, m3, d5
m3, m3, P5
m3, M3, A5
Figured Bass
Bass line with the harmonies to play
Diminished Triad
m3, m3, d5
55 terms
Music Theory
Anacrusis
Semibreve
Semibreve rest
Minim rest
One or more unstressed notes before the first bar line of a p…
Whole note
Whole rest
Half rest
Anacrusis
One or more unstressed notes before the first bar line of a p…
Semibreve
Whole note
36 terms
Music Theory
time signature (metre)
dynamics
staff notation
stick notation
Numbers at the beginning of a piece that indicate how many be…
The volume of sound
Music that is notated on the 5 lines and 4 spaces
Music that is notated without a musical staff
time signature (metre)
Numbers at the beginning of a piece that indicate how many be…
dynamics
The volume of sound
10 terms
Music Theory
Quarter note
Half note
Dotted Half Note
Dotted Quarter Note
A note that is only 1 beat long.
A note that is only 2 beats long.
A note that is only worth 3 beats.
A note that is only worth 1 & half beats.
Quarter note
A note that is only 1 beat long.
Half note
A note that is only 2 beats long.
60 terms
Music Theory
Very Slow
Slow
A little faster than Largo
Moderately slow
Grave
Largo, Lento
Larghetto
Adagio
Very Slow
Grave
Slow
Largo, Lento
21 terms
Music Theory
Treble Clef
Bass Clef
Bass Clef
Treble Clef
aka G-clef, as it looks like the bottom swirl forms a G
aka F-clef, as the two dots surround the F note
All Cows Eat Grass... Good Boys Do Fine Always
FACE
Treble Clef
aka G-clef, as it looks like the bottom swirl forms a G
Bass Clef
aka F-clef, as the two dots surround the F note
13 terms
music theory
jazz
ragtime
blues
blue note
music created mainly by African-Americans around turn of 20th…
African American piano style emphasizing syncopated rhythm
American genre of folk music based on repetitive poetic struc…
slight drop in pitch on 3rd, 5th, or 7th tone of scale
jazz
music created mainly by African-Americans around turn of 20th…
ragtime
African American piano style emphasizing syncopated rhythm
Music Theory
Staff
Treble Clef
Time Signature
End Bar Line
Beats per measure/which note gets the beat
Ends a piece
Staff
Treble Clef
74 terms
Music Theory
grand staff
downward... left
to the space or line with the same let…
4th
when the bass and treble staffs are connected by a brace and…
staffs extend _________ on the __________ side when the note…
where should the staff extend to on a note
what line does a whole rest hang down from
grand staff
when the bass and treble staffs are connected by a brace and…
downward... left
staffs extend _________ on the __________ side when the note…
19 terms
Music theory
Meter
Simple meter
Compound meter
Mixed meter
Regular recurring of strong or weak pulses
Basic pulse is a normal note value; subdivision in groups of…
pulse in dotted half note value; subdivision in groups of 3 (…
pulse is normal note values combined; subdivision in groups o…
Meter
Regular recurring of strong or weak pulses
Simple meter
Basic pulse is a normal note value; subdivision in groups of…
10 terms
music theory
Lydian
Ionian
Mixolydian
Dorian
1 2 3 #4 5 6 7
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
1 2 3 4 5 6 b7
1 b2 b3 4 5 6 b7
Lydian
1 2 3 #4 5 6 7
Ionian
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
150 terms
Music Theory
Fermata ͡.
Accent >ʌ
Staff
Bar line
A hold or a pause. Typically not over silence. Some say hold…
To emphasize or stress a note... ʌ- a stronger accent
The five lines and four spaces on which music is written
A line that separates staffs into measures. Each bar like can…
Fermata ͡.
A hold or a pause. Typically not over silence. Some say hold…
Accent >ʌ
To emphasize or stress a note... ʌ- a stronger accent
45 terms
Music Theory
Solfège Syllables
simple meter
lento
largo
Do Re Me Fa Sol La Si Do
time signatures with 2, 3, or 4 as the top number
slow
broadly
Solfège Syllables
Do Re Me Fa Sol La Si Do
simple meter
time signatures with 2, 3, or 4 as the top number
37 terms
Music theory
Semibreve (4 beats)
Minim (2 beats)
Crotchet (1 beat)
Quaver (1/2 beat)
Semibreve (4 beats)
Minim (2 beats)
29 terms
Music Theory
staff
bass
treble
Grand Staff
staff
bass
26 terms
Music Theory
piano
forte
mezzo piano
mezzo forte
soft
loud
moderately soft
moderately loud
piano
soft
forte
loud
20 terms
Music theory
Clementi
Chopin
Debussy
Scarlatti
C
R
C
B
Clementi
C
Chopin
R
15 terms
Music Theory
A cappella
Accent
Accelerando
Accidental
unaccompanied choral music
emphasis on a note or chord
becoming gradually faster
a sharp, flat, double sharp, double flat, or natural not incl…
A cappella
unaccompanied choral music
Accent
emphasis on a note or chord
12 terms
Music Theory
Directing your sound through your nasa…
The quality of the sound being deep, f…
Hard or abrupt sound caused by one's v…
Taking a breath in different moments o…
Forward Tone
Resonance
Glottal Attack
Stagger Breathing
Directing your sound through your nasa…
Forward Tone
The quality of the sound being deep, f…
Resonance
73 terms
Music Theory
piano
mezzo piano
mezzo forte
forte
soft
moderately soft
moderately loud
loud
piano
soft
mezzo piano
moderately soft
36 terms
Music Theory
time signature (metre)
dynamics
staff notation
stick notation
Numbers at the beginning of a piece that indicate how many be…
The volume of sound
Music that is notated on the 5 lines and 4 spaces
Music that is notated without a musical staff
time signature (metre)
Numbers at the beginning of a piece that indicate how many be…
dynamics
The volume of sound
10 terms
music theory
quarter note
half note
sharpe
time signature
quarter note
half note
Music Theory
Which chord tone can be left out of a…
Quality of position in Major key
Quality of position in key in minor key
Root, 3rd, 5th played in a sequence
The 5th.
1,4,5 is major, 2,3,6 minor, 7 diminished
3,6,7 is major, 1,4,5 minor, 2 diminished
Arpeggio
Which chord tone can be left out of a…
The 5th.
Quality of position in Major key
1,4,5 is major, 2,3,6 minor, 7 diminished
Music Theory
The Rite of Spring
Carmina Burana: O Fortuna
Fanfare for the Common Man
Youngs Person Guide
Igor Stravinsky (Con)
Carl Orff (Con)
Aaron Copland (Con)
Benjamin Britten (Con)
The Rite of Spring
Igor Stravinsky (Con)
Carmina Burana: O Fortuna
Carl Orff (Con)
66 terms
Music Theory
Chordaphones
Idiophones
Membranophones
Electrophones
Anything that a chord can be played on: cello, piano and violin
Anything that is struck or shaken
Anything that has a membrane over it: drums
Anything with sound generated with electricity
Chordaphones
Anything that a chord can be played on: cello, piano and violin
Idiophones
Anything that is struck or shaken
98 terms
Music Theory
A tempo
Accent
Accelerando
Accidentals
Return to the original tempo
Play the note louder then others
Accelerate; gradually faster
Sharps, Flats, Naturals written before the notes (not in the…
A tempo
Return to the original tempo
Accent
Play the note louder then others
28 terms
Music Theory
Treble Cleft
Bass Cleft
Accidentals
Sharp
Spaces = F A C E... Lines = Every Good Boy Does Fine
Spaces = All Cows Eat Grass... Lines = Grandma Boogies Down Firs…
sharps, flats, & naturals
raises original pitch by a half step or semitone
Treble Cleft
Spaces = F A C E... Lines = Every Good Boy Does Fine
Bass Cleft
Spaces = All Cows Eat Grass... Lines = Grandma Boogies Down Firs…
147 terms
Music Theory
a tempo
accelerando, accel.
accent
adagio
return to the original tempo
becoming quicker
stressed note or chord
a slow tempo (between andante and largo)
a tempo
return to the original tempo
accelerando, accel.
becoming quicker
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