Flashcards - Music of the World

Flashcards - Music of the World
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pentatonic scale
A pentatonic scale is a musical scale or mode with five notes per octave in contrast to a heptatonic scale such as the major scale and minor scale
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scale

A scale is specific pitches used in a musical piece.

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mode

The mode is a series of related notes spaced with specific intervals.

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melody
A melody , also tune, voice, or line, is a linear succession of musical tones that the listener perceives as a single entity
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metal

Metal instruments include metal bells and gongs.

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metal

Metal instruments include metal bells and gongs.

melody
A melody , also tune, voice, or line, is a linear succession of musical tones that the listener perceives as a single entity
mode

The mode is a series of related notes spaced with specific intervals.

scale

A scale is specific pitches used in a musical piece.

pentatonic scale
A pentatonic scale is a musical scale or mode with five notes per octave in contrast to a heptatonic scale such as the major scale and minor scale
Latin music
The music of Latin America refers to music originating from Latin America, namely the Romance-speaking countries and territories of the Americas and the Caribbean south of the United States
raga
A raga or raag is one of the melodic modes used in traditional South Asian music genres such as Indian classical music and qawwali
Gamelan
Gamelan is the traditional ensemble music of Java and Bali in Indonesia, made up predominantly of percussive instruments
East Asia
East Asia is the eastern subregion of the Asian continent, which can be defined in either geographical or ethno-cultural terms
Oceania

Oceania, also known as Oceanica, is a region centered on the islands of the tropical Pacific Ocean

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