Glossary of Music Chapter 1
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- Bar Lines
- Tge vertical lines that extend from the first to the fifth line of a staff.
- A continuos flow of regular pulses, forming the basis of meter. Beats may follow one another at a slow, moderate or fast rate.
- Any combination of three or more simultaneously sounding pitches.
- Common time
- A name applies to the 4-4 meter, often notated with a symbol (C) in the place of a 4-4 time signature
- A description of the seven pitches per octive that form the scale for a given major or natural minor key.
- Double Bar
- Two vertical lines, the second of which is thicker than the first which appear at the end of a composition
- Harmonic Minor Scale
- A varient of the natural minor scale in which the raised seventh scale degree (leading tone) takes the place of the diatonic seventh scale degree (subtonic)
- Exchanging the positions of a simple interval's two comonent pitches, so that the lower pitch becomes the higher pitch.
- Ledger Lines
- A short horizontal line that serves as a temporary extension of the staff
- an interval quality applies to seconds, thirds, sixths, sevenths and their compounds. Major intervals are a half step larger than minor intervals
- Each of the groupings of beats in a specific meter, set off in staff notation by bar lines.
- Melodic minor scale
- A variant of the natural minor scale in which the sixth and seventh scale degrees are raised in the ascent and diatonic in the descent
- The segmenting of uniform pulses into groups and the organization of the pulses within each group into strong and weak beats
- A triad quality. A minor triad has a minor thrid between its root and third and a perfect fifth between its root and fifth.
- A musical sound named according to its position within a range from low to high
- how music unfolds over time, notated in relation to the underlineing pilse of a meter
- The loweest pitch of a triad
- the standard format for score notation consisting of a set of five evenly spaces horizontal lines
- the speed at which the beats of the meter follow one another
- Time signature
- a symbol such as 4-4 or 6-8 that appears near the left edge of the staff to indicate the meter
- the most stable pitch of a key, serbing as the first and last pitches of its scale and the triad whose root is the first scale degree of the prevaling key.
- Teble cleff
- a symbol used in the notation of pitches in the middle to high range on a staff
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