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Date Created: 05/19/16
Humanities 5.19.2016 Music can evoke emotions like nothing else. Timber (pronounced “tamber”) The characteristic quality of sound produced by an instrument or voice Quality of sound influenced by: o Instrument’s materials o Size and shape of instrument o Way in which instrument is used Tempo: speed at which a piece of music is played What determines “fast” and “slow”? “Normal” speed: 8090 which is a normal heartbeat o Ritardando means to go slower o Accelerando means go faster Dynamics: sound intensity of music (its loudness or softness) Harmony: sounding of two or more notes/voices together Monophony “one sound;” single melodic line sung solo/unison Polyphony: “manyvoiced;” two or more melodic lines voices simultaneously Homophony: “same sound;” single melodic line supported by chords or harmony *What type of harmony are most modern pops songs in? Homophony! The hymns are all homophony. The sopranos “carry” the song. Rhythm: BEAT! Silence: Silence can, at times, produce greater feelings than sound! Forms Types of musical pieces: Canon Toccata and Fugue Concerto Sonata Symphony How you organize a piece: ABBinary ABATernary Sonata Form Theme and Variation Rondo Classical Music (17501830) o Focus on form with balance and symmetry A B A format AFirst section: introduce musical themes BContrasting section: what can I do with the themes? ARepetition of First Section: repeat those themes Oratorio is kind of like an Opera. An opera or symphony or mass are considered compositions. Beethoven wrote 600 compositions. Symphony Four movements FirstFast (allegro) Second Slow (adagio, andante, or similar tempo) Third Moderately Fast (allegretto or menuetto) First Movement of a piece: Exposition is where you “expose” the subject o First theme o Bridge o Second Theme o Closing Section o Exposition is repeated Development is like the “climax”Playing around with the themes and makes it more interesting Recapitulation is where you repeat the exposition o First theme o Bridge o Second Theme o Closing Section Coda finishes off the piece
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