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Flashcards - Elements of Harmony in Music

Flashcards - Elements of Harmony in Music
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octave
In music, an octave or perfect octave is the interval between one musical pitch and another with half or double its frequency
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tritone
In music theory, the tritone is strictly defined as a musical interval composed of three adjacent whole tones
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semitone
A semitone, also called a half step or a half tone, is the smallest musical interval commonly used in Western tonal music, and it is considered the most dissonant when sounded harmonically
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homophony
In music, homophony is a texture in which a primary part is supported by one or more additional strands that flesh out the harmony and often provide rhythmic contrast
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chords
A chord, in music, is any harmonic set of usually three or more notes that is heard as if sounding simultaneously
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diminished
The diminished seventh chord is commonly used in the harmony of both Western classical music and also in jazz and popular music of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries
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diminished
The diminished seventh chord is commonly used in the harmony of both Western classical music and also in jazz and popular music of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries
chords
A chord, in music, is any harmonic set of usually three or more notes that is heard as if sounding simultaneously
homophony
In music, homophony is a texture in which a primary part is supported by one or more additional strands that flesh out the harmony and often provide rhythmic contrast
semitone
A semitone, also called a half step or a half tone, is the smallest musical interval commonly used in Western tonal music, and it is considered the most dissonant when sounded harmonically
tritone
In music theory, the tritone is strictly defined as a musical interval composed of three adjacent whole tones
octave
In music, an octave or perfect octave is the interval between one musical pitch and another with half or double its frequency
major triad
In music theory, a major chord is a chord that has a root note, a major third above this root, and a perfect fifth above this root note
minor triad
In music theory, a minor chord is a chord having a root, a minor third, and a perfect fifth
seventh chord
A seventh chord is a chord consisting of a triad plus a note forming an interval of a seventh above the chord's root
monophonic music
In music, monophony is the simplest of musical textures, consisting of a melody , typically sung by a single singer or played by a single instrument player without accompanying harmony or chords
minor
In law, a minor is a person under a certain age-usually the age of majority-which legally demarcates childhood from adulthood
dominant
Dominance in genetics is a relationship between alleles of one gene, in which the effect on phenotype of one allele masks the contribution of a second allele at the same locus

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