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Flashcards in Pitch Collections: Chromatic and Diatonic Deck (10):
1

pitch collection

- the collections of pitches used in a piece of music

2

diatonic

- set of seven notes that are used in a pattern usually in the key

3

chromatic

- set of notes up to twelve pitches in a pattern that are in and out of the key

4

note

- accidentals are a good hint that it might be in a chromatic pitch collection

5

pitch class

- the same note letter in all its octaves

6

how many letter names are in a diatonic pitch-class collection

- 7

7

how many letter names are in a chromatic pitch-class collection

- 12

8

when writing a chromatic collection, is it possible to have more than two of the same letter name

- no

9

accidentals are often an indicator of which pitch collection:

- chromatic

10

when determining the pitch-class collection of a piece, do the letter names have to be written in alphabetical order

- no

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