Flashcards - Composing, Arranging & Improvising Music

Flashcards - Composing, Arranging & Improvising Music
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leitmotif

A leitmotif or leitmotiv is a 'short, constantly recurring musical phrase' associated with a particular person, place, or idea.

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synthesizers
A synthesizer is an electronic musical instrument that generates electric signals that are converted to sound through instrument amplifiers and loudspeakers or headphones
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division

Division or diminution halves a motive (a short musical idea, defined by a specific rhythmic or melodic phrasing).

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division

Division or diminution halves a motive (a short musical idea, defined by a specific rhythmic or melodic phrasing).

synthesizers
A synthesizer is an electronic musical instrument that generates electric signals that are converted to sound through instrument amplifiers and loudspeakers or headphones
leitmotif

A leitmotif or leitmotiv is a 'short, constantly recurring musical phrase' associated with a particular person, place, or idea.

program music
Program music or programme music is a type of art music that attempts to musically render an extra-musical narrative
transposition
In music transposition refers to the process, or operation, of moving a collection of notes up or down in pitch by a constant interval
thematic transformation
Thematic transformation is a musical technique in which a leitmotif, or theme, is developed by changing the theme by using permutation , augmentation, diminution, and fragmentation

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