Week 1 Class Notes
Week 1 Class Notes MUS 105
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This 15 page Class Notes was uploaded by Alex Diaz on Tuesday September 8, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to MUS 105 at Tri-County Technical College taught by Brown, Anita Jubin in Summer 2015. Since its upload, it has received 77 views. For similar materials see Music Appreciation in Music at Tri-County Technical College.
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Date Created: 09/08/15
Elements of Music MEIOdy A series of pitches Ha rmony Two or more notes sounding together Duration of sound Form Organization of sound Dyna m ICS Loudness and softness M EIOdy A series of pitches Pitch Highness or Iowness of sound Interval The distance between two pitches 3 kinds of intervals octave Two pitches eight notes apart Half step Shortest distance between two tones Whole step Two half steps scale A series of half and whole steps Chromatic scale A scale composed of all half steps Dyna m iCS Loudness and softness Most musical terms are in the Italian language Here are some terms having to do with dynamics Piano soft p Mezzo piano moderately soft mp Pianissimo very soft pp Forte loud f Mezzo forte moderately loud mf Fortissimo verv loud ff Crescendo gradually louder Decrescendo gradually softer Rhythm Duration of sound Has been called the soul of music Tempo Rate of speed Tempo markings are found on the upper left hand corner of the musical score Harmony Two or more notes sounding at the same time Terms under harmony Modulation Changing keys within the piece Monophonic A single melody line Homophonic Having hamony Chords are the building blocks of harmony POlyphOniC Many lines interweaving Frequently used tempo terms Musical terms are most often in the Hahanlanguage Allegro fast Allegretto moderately fast Adagio slow Andante Moderately slow Presto Very fa st prestissimo As fast as possible F0 rm Organization of sound Repetition and contrast A B A A is repetition B is contrast A kind of ABA is Minuet and Trio Composers such as Beethoven and Mozart liked to use this form Minuet Trio Minuet A B A Other forms Strophic a song with verses Fugue a polyphonic piece based on a single melody called the subject Dario A Diaz 81715 MUS105 11m Wk 1 Ms Anita Brown abrown5tctcedu Assignment for Listening Skills Go to this website listen tab instruments link and listen to each for next class httpDSOKIDScom Overview of Topics in this class 1 Musical Terms 2 History of Music 3 Composer Report 1 Elements of Music be sure to use the exact definition a Melody A series of pitches b Harmony Two or more notes sounding together c Rhythm Duration of sound i Also called the Soul of Music and gives music life d Dynamics Loudness and softness i volume levels of music loud and soft ii sensitivity and feeling Concerto Orchestra Featured Instrument Some Composers Mozart Moat Zart and Vivaldi Vivawldee Listening Skills Assignment 1 Instrument Recognition 0 Mozart clarinet concerto httpwwwvoutubecomwatchvechBZdOKeA o Vivaldi Bassoon concerto httpwwwyoutubecomwatchv4e1D1GRQGk 0 Mozart flute concerto httpwwwvoutubecomwatchvR9Alle4UFw 0 Mozart French Horn Concerto httpwwwvoutubecomwatchv3wsLPSs4ixAampfeatureresuIts videoampplavnext1amplistPL 1F77OB7A63037832 In Depth of Elements of Music 1 Melody a series of pitches a b c d Pitch highness and Iowness of sound Interval the distance between two pitches i octave 2 pitches eight notes apart ii half step shortest distance between two pitches Scale a series of half and whole steps Chromatic scale a scale composed of all haIf steps 2 Dynamics Loudness and softness a g h b c d e f Piano SO t I0 Mezzo Piano moderately soft mp Pianissimo very soft pp loud f moderately loud mf Fone Mezzo Forte Fortissimo very loud ff Crescendo gradually louder lt Decrescendo gradually softer gt 3 Rhythm Duration of sound a b c d e f has been called the soul of music Whole Note 0 Half Note J Quarter Note J Eighth Note a 16th Note i Conductor does two things 1 sets tempo 2 Interprets the music Tempo rate of speed Bonus Fungtgtgt httpsvimeocom54763818
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