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Music Appreciation Week 2 Notes

by: Caspian Roberts

Music Appreciation Week 2 Notes MUSI 2730

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Appreciation of Music
David Ballam
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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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