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40 terms
AP Music Theory Chapter 1
pitch
dynamic
timbre
articulation
wavelength/frequency. Tells the distance between one wave and…
wave height/amplitude. Tells the size/height/intensity of eac…
waveform/tone color. Tells the shape and form of the sound wa…
envelope. It is composed of a sound's attack, sustain, and re…
pitch
wavelength/frequency. Tells the distance between one wave and…
dynamic
wave height/amplitude. Tells the size/height/intensity of eac…
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Barron's AP Music Theory Chapter 1: Music Fundamentals
Sound
Pitch
Dynamics
Timbre
Variations in air pressure
The length of the sound wave
The height of the sound wave
The shape/form of the sound wave
Sound
Variations in air pressure
Pitch
The length of the sound wave
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Music Theory - Chapter 1
highness or lowness of a sound
wwhwwwh
a scale of four notes
a symbol that raises or lowers a pitch…
Pitch
Major scale
tetrachords
accedental
highness or lowness of a sound
Pitch
wwhwwwh
Major scale
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AP Music Theory Intro & Chapter 1 Terms
Sound
Vibration
Compression
Rarefaction
Sound is defined as the sensation of vibrations transmited th…
Vibration is defined as a periodic motion of a type of substa…
Compression is increased pressure in the air caused by an act…
Rarefaction is decreased pressure in the air caused by an act…
Sound
Sound is defined as the sensation of vibrations transmited th…
Vibration
Vibration is defined as a periodic motion of a type of substa…
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Music Theory Chapter 1 Vocab
Pitch/Frequency
Dynamic/Amplitude/volume
Timbre
Articulation
distance between one length of sound to the next
How high a sound wave is for volume.
sound that is made of of more than one frequency to get a not…
A sound's attack, decay, sustain and Release. The envelope of…
Pitch/Frequency
distance between one length of sound to the next
Dynamic/Amplitude/volume
How high a sound wave is for volume.
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Music Theory: Chapter 1 - Vocabulary
octave
octave equivalence
timbre
middle C
the distance of eight musical steps
the concept that two pitches an octave apart are functionally…
...
C4, the C located at the center of the piano keyboard
octave
the distance of eight musical steps
octave equivalence
the concept that two pitches an octave apart are functionally…
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Music Theory Chapter 1 Vocab
Pitch
Octave
Octave Register
Staff
the highness or lowness of a sound
from any C up or down to the next C
all of the pitches from one C up to, but not including, the n…
five lines and four spaces that indicate the precise pitch de…
Pitch
the highness or lowness of a sound
Octave
from any C up or down to the next C
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Music Theory Chapter 1
Parameters
Pitch
Pitch Height (Register)
Pitch Chroma (Pitch Class)
Music's more basic components
What makes each note unique
The perceived highness of a note
The sense that all C#'s are in some way, the same
Parameters
Music's more basic components
Pitch
What makes each note unique
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Music Theory, Chapter 1
ABCDEFG
CDEFGAB
Staff
Clef
Name the letters of the musical alphabet
Identify the keys on a Piano
5-line, 4-space grid used to notate musical pitch
Gives specific pitch names to each line and space of staff
ABCDEFG
Name the letters of the musical alphabet
CDEFGAB
Identify the keys on a Piano
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AP MUSIC THEORY CHAPTER 1 MUSIC FUNDAMENTALS
wavelength
waveheight/dynamic
waveform
timbre
related to the frequency and the pitch of the sound
size of each individual wave
refers to the shape and form of the sound wave as it moves in…
is made up of more than one frequency, often involving harmon…
wavelength
related to the frequency and the pitch of the sound
waveheight/dynamic
size of each individual wave
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Music Theory Chapter 1
Pitch
Duration
Intensity
Timbre
Highness or lowness of a sound
the length of time a tone sounds
Loudness or softness of the sounds
tone color- difference between the oboe and trumpet
Pitch
Highness or lowness of a sound
Duration
the length of time a tone sounds
Music Theory Chapter 1
Pitch
Dynamics
Timbre (TAM-ber)
Articulation
Frequency (Wavelength) of a note
Amplitude (Wave Height) of a note
Tone Color (Wave form) of a note
Envelope (attack, sustain, release) of a note
Pitch
Frequency (Wavelength) of a note
Dynamics
Amplitude (Wave Height) of a note
Music Theory: Chapter 1
treble clef
bass clef
major scale
order of sharps
shows location of G
shows location of F
w, w, h, w, w, w, h
FCGDAEB
treble clef
shows location of G
bass clef
shows location of F
Music Theory-Chapter 1
Pitch
Middle C
Octave
Staff
The "highness" or "lowness" of a sound.
The "C" closest to the center of the piano, the closest "C" t…
The relationship or interval between two adjacent notes of th…
Five parallel lines.
Pitch
The "highness" or "lowness" of a sound.
Middle C
The "C" closest to the center of the piano, the closest "C" t…
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Music theory Chapter 1
pitch
tone
intensity
duration
the highness or lowness of a sound
musical sound of a definite pitch
the loudness or softness of a pitch
the length of time a pitch, or tone, is sounded
pitch
the highness or lowness of a sound
tone
musical sound of a definite pitch
40 terms
AP Music Theory Chapter 1
pitch
dynamic
timbre
articulation
wavelength/frequency. Tells the distance between one wave and…
wave height/amplitude. Tells the size/height/intensity of eac…
waveform/tone color. Tells the shape and form of the sound wa…
envelope. It is composed of a sound's attack, sustain, and re…
pitch
wavelength/frequency. Tells the distance between one wave and…
dynamic
wave height/amplitude. Tells the size/height/intensity of eac…
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Music Theory Chapter 1
pitch
staff
clefs
grand staff
describes the highness or lowness of a tone
consists of five equally spaced horizontal lines
is a symbol placed at the start of a line of music that estab…
the treble and the bass staves together
pitch
describes the highness or lowness of a tone
staff
consists of five equally spaced horizontal lines
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Music Theory Chapter 1
Treble clef
Bass clef
Tonic
Supertonic
G clef
F clef
Scale degree 1
Scale degree 2
Treble clef
G clef
Bass clef
F clef
Music Theory Chapter 1
Pitch
Wavelength
Dynamic
Timbre
Wavelength(frequency) measured in Hz. The higher the frequenc…
Distance between one wave and the next
Wave height(amplitude) how loud it is
Waveform(tone color) involvs harmonics and overtones
Pitch
Wavelength(frequency) measured in Hz. The higher the frequenc…
Wavelength
Distance between one wave and the next
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Barron's AP Music Theory Chapter 1: Music Fundamentals
Sound
Pitch
Dynamics
Timbre
Variations in air pressure
The length of the sound wave
The height of the sound wave
The shape/form of the sound wave
Sound
Variations in air pressure
Pitch
The length of the sound wave
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Music Theory- Chapter 1: Notation
Pitch
Staff
Letter Names
Clefs
Highness or lowness (the frequency) of a tone
A set of 5 lines that serve as a guide for writing notes and…
A B C D E F G
A symbol placed at the beginning of a line of music that esta…
Pitch
Highness or lowness (the frequency) of a tone
Staff
A set of 5 lines that serve as a guide for writing notes and…
16 terms
Chapter 1: Music Theory
ottava
olto
8va
8ba
eight/eighth
eight
octave above
octave below (bastardization)
ottava
eight/eighth
olto
eight
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Chapter 1 Music Theory
score
octave
Middle C
sharp
musical notation
notes eight letter names apart
the C closest to the middle of the piano keyboard
the black key immediately above any white key
score
musical notation
octave
notes eight letter names apart
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Music theory chapter 1
What symbol lowers a note one whole st…
What symbol raises a note one half step?
What is a major scale?
What is a half step?
A double flat.
A sharp.
A specific pattern of small steps (half steps) and larger ste…
The distance from a key on the piano to the very next key, wh…
What symbol lowers a note one whole st…
A double flat.
What symbol raises a note one half step?
A sharp.
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Music Theory: Chapter 1 Terms
Octave
Ledger Lines
Grand Staff
Tetrachord
A series of 8 notes 2 notes of the same name with higher or l…
The short, horizontal lines added to the top or the bottom of…
staff with treble and bass clefs shown
The perfect fourth and the set of four diatonic, chromatic, o…
Octave
A series of 8 notes 2 notes of the same name with higher or l…
Ledger Lines
The short, horizontal lines added to the top or the bottom of…
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Music Theory Vocab: Chapter 1
Music Notation
Pitch
Natural Notes
Accidental Signs
Music notation tells us many things about a piece of music, b…
Pitch is the attribute of a musical tone produced by the numb…
A,B,C,D,E,F, and G are called natural notes. Natural notes re…
Sharp and flat signs are called accidental signs. An accident…
Music Notation
Music notation tells us many things about a piece of music, b…
Pitch
Pitch is the attribute of a musical tone produced by the numb…
Music Theory Reading Notes Chapter 1
pitch
Music Notation
neumes
staff
isa measurement of hoe high or low it sounds
written language of music (length, tempo, loudness, tone qual…
symbols found above words to be sung or chanted as a memory a…
5 lines and 4 spaces
pitch
isa measurement of hoe high or low it sounds
Music Notation
written language of music (length, tempo, loudness, tone qual…
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AP Music Theory Terms (Chapter 1)
Enharmonic
Major Scale Pattern
The "C" clef is based around ______.
Tonic
Same note with a different name
W W H W W W H
C4 (Middle C)
Scale degree 1 (or 8)
Enharmonic
Same note with a different name
Major Scale Pattern
W W H W W W H
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AP Music Theory Chapter 1-4 Test
What are spaces of the Treble Clef?
What are the lines of the Treble Clef?
What are the lines of the bass clef?
What are the spaces on the bass clef?
F,A,C,E
E,G,B,D,F
G,B,D,F,A
A,C,E,G
What are spaces of the Treble Clef?
F,A,C,E
What are the lines of the Treble Clef?
E,G,B,D,F
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Music Theory Chapter 1 Terms
music
pitch
rhythm
intensity
sound, organized for expressive purposes
the perceived highness or lowness of sound
the measurement of duration in music
the perceived volume of sound
music
sound, organized for expressive purposes
pitch
the perceived highness or lowness of sound
21 terms
Music Theory Chapter 1
Sound
Vibration
Frequency
Pitch
Sensation perceived by organs of hearing when vibrations (sou…
Periodic motion of a substance
Number of compression-rarefaction cycles per unit of time (us…
Highness/Lowness of a sound
Sound
Sensation perceived by organs of hearing when vibrations (sou…
Vibration
Periodic motion of a substance
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Chapter 1: Music Theory
Treble Clef line notes
Treble Clef space notes
Bass Clef line notes
Bass Clef space notes
EGBDF
FACE
GBDAF
ACEG
Treble Clef line notes
EGBDF
Treble Clef space notes
FACE
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Music Theory Chapter 1
pitch
octave
octave register
tetrachords
highness or lowness of a sound
interval between any note and the next highest or lowest note…
collection of pitches from one C up to, but not including, th…
four note scalar pattern spanning a perfect 4th
pitch
highness or lowness of a sound
octave
interval between any note and the next highest or lowest note…
12 terms
Music Theory Chapter 1
Pulse
Primary Pulse
Secondary Pulse
Meter
Continuing stressed beats
A pulse that regularly contains greater stress
Pulse that regularly contains less stress
Organization of pulses into primary and secondary pulses
Pulse
Continuing stressed beats
Primary Pulse
A pulse that regularly contains greater stress
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Music Theory Chapter 1
Accidental
Clef
Double Flat
Double Sharp
Musical symbol that appears before a note to raise or lower i…
Symbol that appears on far left of every staff to designate a…
accidental that lowers a pitch 2 half steps (one whole step)…
accidental that raises a pitch 2 half steps (one whole step)…
Accidental
Musical symbol that appears before a note to raise or lower i…
Clef
Symbol that appears on far left of every staff to designate a…
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Music Theory 3 Chapter 1 terms
Structural Phenomena
Cadence
Tonality
Tempo
Cues that can be seen or heard and can allow the larger struc…
A point of relative cessation of musical activity.
Abrupt change in key or mode.
changes in the speed of the beat.
Structural Phenomena
Cues that can be seen or heard and can allow the larger struc…
Cadence
A point of relative cessation of musical activity.
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Music Theory Chapter 1
Cleft
Treble Cleft(G cleft)
Bass Cleft(F celft)
Grand staff
Symbol placed at the beginning of a line of music that establ…
Curved line terminates at the second line of the staff, desig…
Dots are placed above and below the fourth line of the staff…
Treble and Bass staff combined
Cleft
Symbol placed at the beginning of a line of music that establ…
Treble Cleft(G cleft)
Curved line terminates at the second line of the staff, desig…
42 terms
Barron's AP Music Theory Chapter 1
wavelength
frequency
amplitude
waveform
the distance between one wave and the next; determines the pi…
the rate of vibration measured in "times per second," called…
"height" or "intensity"; determines the loudness of the sound…
the shape and form of the sound wave as it moves in distance…
wavelength
the distance between one wave and the next; determines the pi…
frequency
the rate of vibration measured in "times per second," called…
62 terms
AP music theory Barron's chapter 1
Moveable-Do
Fixed-Do
singing accidentals or altered pitches…
Key aspects of sound
the solfege remains the same even though the pitches are diff…
attaches solfege syllables that remain the same regardless of…
easier through the use of syllables
pitch(wavelength), Dynamic(waveheight), timbre(waveform), art…
Moveable-Do
the solfege remains the same even though the pitches are diff…
Fixed-Do
attaches solfege syllables that remain the same regardless of…
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Chapter 1 Music Theory
pitch
waves
higher
lower
highness or lowness of sound
what is sound created by?
the faster the vibration the ____ the pitch?
the slower the vibration the ___ the pitch?
pitch
highness or lowness of sound
waves
what is sound created by?
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chapter 1 and 2 music theory
natural minor
harmonic minor
melodic minor
key signature for flats/ sharps
WHWWHWW
WHWWHW.5H (raised 7th)
WHWWWWH (raised 6th and 7th) ... on the way down it's just a nat…
2nd to last printed flat... half step above last printed sharp
natural minor
WHWWHWW
harmonic minor
WHWWHW.5H (raised 7th)
62 terms
AP music theory Barron's chapter 1
Moveable-Do
Fixed-Do
singing accidentals or altered pitches…
Key aspects of sound
the solfege remains the same even though the pitches are diff…
attaches solfege syllables that remain the same regardless of…
easier through the use of syllables
pitch(wavelength), Dynamic(waveheight), timbre(waveform), art…
Moveable-Do
the solfege remains the same even though the pitches are diff…
Fixed-Do
attaches solfege syllables that remain the same regardless of…
62 terms
Music Theory Chapter 1
diatonic scale
chromatic scale
tonality
diatonic half steps
scale moving through tones
including pitches that move outside of the scale
when pitches are hierarchically arranged in a diatonic scale…
include two different letter names (G# and A)
diatonic scale
scale moving through tones
chromatic scale
including pitches that move outside of the scale
26 terms
Music Theory Chapter 1
Accidental
Flat
Sharp
Natural
A musical symbol that appears before a note to raise or lower…
An accidental that lowers a pitch a half step
An accidental that raises a pitch a half step
An accidental that cancels a sharp or flat
Accidental
A musical symbol that appears before a note to raise or lower…
Flat
An accidental that lowers a pitch a half step
19 terms
Music Theory Chapter 1
Accidental
Clef
Double Flat
Double Sharp
a symbol that raises or lowers a pitch by half steps
a symbol that decides which line is which note
two half steps that make the note move a whole step down
two half steps that make the note move a whole step up
Accidental
a symbol that raises or lowers a pitch by half steps
Clef
a symbol that decides which line is which note
19 terms
Music Theory I Chapter 1: The Parameters of Music
parameters (of music)
pitch
pitch height (register)
pitch chroma (pitch class)
basic components of music
a parameter of music; has two components: pitch height (or re…
the perceived highness or lowness of a note
a set of all pitches that are a whole number of octaves apart…
parameters (of music)
basic components of music
pitch
a parameter of music; has two components: pitch height (or re…
28 terms
Music Theory Chapter 1
pitch
pitch class
octave
octave register
- specific note... - highness or lowness of a sound... - notated as…
- a note type, like "C" or "G" when ignoring whatever octave…
- from any C up to or down to the next C
- all pitches from one C to, but not including, the next C
pitch
- specific note... - highness or lowness of a sound... - notated as…
pitch class
- a note type, like "C" or "G" when ignoring whatever octave…
23 terms
AP Music Theory Chapter 1
octave
octave equivalence
pitch class
pitch
tones eight letter names apart
the principle that tones an octave apart sound similar
octave-related notes that have the same letter name... ex: the p…
a tone sounding in a particular octave
octave
tones eight letter names apart
octave equivalence
the principle that tones an octave apart sound similar
27 terms
Chapter 1 music theory
All music, without expectations, consi…
Is the science of sound and provides u…
Sound can or cannot be produced in a v…
Speed of sound in water
sound
acoustics
cannot
1500 m/s
All music, without expectations, consi…
sound
Is the science of sound and provides u…
acoustics
14 terms
Music Theory Chapter 1
4/4
3/4
2/4
6/8
Simple quadriple
Simple triple
Simple duple
Compound duple
4/4
Simple quadriple
3/4
Simple triple
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