Meter – a term that music has inherited from the rhythmic element of poetry where it means the number of lines in a verse, the number of syllables in each line and the arrangement of those syllables as long or short, accented or unaccented. X. Accent – tone played louder than those near it.
Music Appreciation Module 1 By luridness z. Largo – very slow, broad AAA. Grave – very slow and solemn b. Adagio – slow c.Order now
Andante – moderate (walking) pace d. Moderate – moderate e. Allegretto – fairly lively and fast if. Allegro – fast g.
Vice – very lively h. Presto – very fast it. Proprieties – as fast as possible j]. Melody – a series of single notes that add up too recognizable whole.
K. Legato – smooth/connected II. Staccato – short/detached mm. Harmony – the way chords are constructed and how they follow each other an.
Consonance – stable, restful chords 00. Dissonance – unstable, tense chords up. Chord – 3 or more notes sounded at once q. Key – central note, chord, scale within a piece r.
Tonic – the first scale degree of a diatonic scale and the tonal center or final resolution tone. The most significant chord. ss. Half step- smallest interval tradition used in western music TTT.
Whole step – twice as large as half step u. Modulation – change of key w. Monophonic texture – single, unaccompanied melody. Unison creates fuller, richer-sounding monophonic texture.
Www. Polyphonic texture – two or more equally important melodies sounding simultaneously. Xx. Homophobic texture – one melody with choral accompaniment.