Music

Music
Pitch
1: Melody
simple
pattern
repetition
ostinato
riff
motif
rhythmic device
sequence
mostly steps
only 1 melodic layer
uses small range
uses only notes of scale
no modulation
simple rhythmic ideas
short, structured phrases
balanced
short
usually 2, 4 or 8 bars
complex
chromatic passing notes
angular
across multiple registers
complex rhythm
syncopation
ornaments
slides
runs
trills
glissandi
wide range
unbalanced phases
7 bars, 10 bars
long phrases
multiple melodic phrases
heterophonic
polyphonic
2. Register
High/Mid/Low register
Changes
3. Harmony
simple
pattern
repeated
harmonic motif
simple triads
recognised pattern
4 chord progression
12 bar blues
primary triads I, IV, V
change regular intervals
block chords
built on few chords
simple harmonic rhythm
static
drone
pedal point
consonance
complex
broken chords
modulation
complex chords
dim
augmented
7th
Added note chords (9, 11, 13)
complex harmonic rhythm
syncopation
stabs
changing range/register
uses many chords
no recognisable pattern
dissonant
Tonality
simple
major
minor
blues
pentatonic
complex
whole tone
atonal
modal
12 tone row
Tone Colour
Musical Effects
Describing words to the piece
aggressive
calm
energetic
exciting
majestic
mellow
Method of Producing Sounds
hitting
blowing
shaking
scraping
plucking
Instrumental and Vocal Techniques
Traditional
Non Traditional
Types of Sound
Acoustic
Electronic
Synthesised
Unconventional
Materials
vocal
electronic
skin
metal
wood
string
Types of Instruments
Strings
woodwind
brasss
percussion
Vocals
Electronic
Dynamics & Expressive Techniques
Structure
MACRO
Non standard forms
Standard forms
Structures in world music
Specific forms
Theme and variation
Twelve bar blues
Common forms
Binary form
Ternary form
Rondo form
Twelve bar blues
Verse/chorus form
Vocal forms
Through composed
Verse/chorus form
strophic form
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