Flashcards in Study Deck (29)
What is duration?
Speed fast and slow, how long a note lasts
What is tone colour?
Clear / muffled
What is dynamics?
Volume, how loud the music is. Loud / soft
What is texture?
Thin or thick texture
What is bass?
A voice, instrument or sound of the lowest range.
What is the difference between Major and minor cords?
Major chord is the brighter and happy sound.
Minor chord is the dark and sad sound
What is tone?
Tone is a concept principle to music, and the term is often used in join the pitch
What is an octave?
The space of 8 notes.
What are some brass instruments?
Trumpet, tuba, French horn, trombone.
What are some instruments you hit?
Cymbals, tambourine, xylophone bongos, triangle, drums, piano
What are some strings?
Violins, guitar, viola, violoncello, double bass.
What are some instruments you blow?
Flute, clarinet, piccolo, bass clarinet, oboe, horn, bagpipes.
What are some electronic instruments?
Keyboard, computer, electric guitar, microphone, soundboard.
What is pitch?
Pitch is high and low
What is an instrument that scrapes?
Guiros, violins, guitar
What is tempo?
How fast the song is
What is time signature?
Time signatures have 2 numbers, the top one tells us how many beats per bar. The bottom one tells us what one they are
What are some of the time signatures?
Duple, triple, quadruple.
Duple - 2 crotchets per bar - duple time
Triple - 3 crotchets per bar - triple time
Quadruple - 4 crotchets per bar - Quadruple time
Treble clef - what is a good way of remembering the cords?
Every good boy deserves fruit
Bass clef - what is a good way of remembering the cords?
All cows eat grass
Great big dreams for Australia
How many beats are these notes worth?
Crotchet - 1
Quaver - 1/2
Minim - 2
Dotted minim - 3
Semi breve - 4
Semi quaver - 1/4
Explain the term metre
It is the time signature
All sound is made by?
Another word for volume is?
Name the 5 ways sound is produced.
What is the correct term for playing more than 1 rhythm at the same time?
What is the correct term used to describe the music speeding up?
What is the correct term when music slows down?