Music Appreciation Week 2 Notes
Music Appreciation Week 2 Notes MUSI 2730
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Caspian Roberts on Sunday February 14, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to MUSI 2730 at Auburn University taught by David Ballam in Summer 2015. Since its upload, it has received 71 views. For similar materials see Appreciation of Music in Fine arts at Auburn University.
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Date Created: 02/14/16
Texture, Form, Expression Texture: Monophonic – One stationary pitch or melodic line Polyphonic – music that has 2 or more melodic lines Homophonic – melody and subordinate accompaniment Homorhythmic - all melodic lines have the same rhythm Form: Binary form – 2 part (From A-B) Ternary form – 3 part form (A-B-A) Expression: Tempo is slow to fast Dynamics are soft to loud Instrument Families Stings o Bowed or Plucked Woodwinds o Single or double reed Brass o Valves or sliders and tubing Percussion o Struct, shaken, scraped, or rubbed Voice Types: Women o Soprano – high o Alto – Low Men o Tenor – High o Bass – Low Large Ensembles: Orchestra Concert Band Jazz Band Marching Band Choral Groups The Orchestra: A performing body of diverse instruments Varies in size and makeup throughout history String instruments are the core The Role of the Conductor: He is the leader Keeps time with the Baton Gestures aid interpretation and expression Style and Function of Music in Society: Sacred and Secular Genre – overall character of a work, its function, and its median Context and aesthetics vary from culture to culture Notation and Oral Transmission Style – the characteristic way an artwork is presented
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