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What are the 3 main elements of music?

Melody, harmony, rhythm

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What are the 7 elements that make up music?

Melody, harmony, rhythm, texture, tone color, form, dynamics

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The tune of music, organized musical line

Melody

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Highness and lowness of sound

Pitch

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The way the melody moves from note to note

Melodic motion

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Smaller sections of music that makes up melodies

Phrases

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Moments at the ends of phrases where a melody pauses or stops altogether

Phrases

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Defines the loudness or softness of a musical stand

Dynamics

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5 parallel lines where notes are placed

Staff

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Represents individual pitch or rhythm

Notes

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Symbol placed on beginning of staff to establish pitch point of reference

Clef

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Set of pitches in sequence

Scale

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Distance/ difference between two pitches

Interval

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Sharp, flat, natural

Accidentals

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Primary pulse in music

Beat

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Melody is offset from the beat

Syncopation

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Number of beats per measure

Meter

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Speed of the beat

Tempo

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Fast tempo

Allegro

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Walking tempo

Adante

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Slower tempo

Adagio

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Slow tempo

Largo

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Accompanies melody

Harmony

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Changing key within 1 piece of music; can change the mood in music

Modulation

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Organization of music

Form

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Part A and part B

Binary form

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Tune is repeated, but modified

Themes and variations form

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What are the 5 principle families of instruments?

Strings, brass, percussion, woodwinds, keyboard

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Distinctive sound of an instrument or voice

Tone color

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Single music line without accompaniment

Monophony