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Cards (37)

Section 1

(37 cards)

Interval

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difference in pitch between tones

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Johann Sebastian Bach

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1750-1865 Romantic period; epitomizing the maturity of the baroque period and putting all characteristics into composition

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Bluegrass

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sub-genre of country with cultural influence from the isle of Britain

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Baroque Music

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1600-1750 unity of mood throughout the composition; polyphonic

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Ludwig van Beethoven

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1770-1827 between classical and romantic period; deaf in 20s; most famous and influential composer

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Timbre

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quality of a musical note, sound, or tone

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Joseph Haydn

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1732-1809; classical composer known for contributions to symphony and string quartet

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Bluegrass is a mixture of

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country and jazz

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Work Songs

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African American agricultural workers working in the fields - hymnal lyrics with slow steady rhythm

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Folk Songs

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stems from rural workers singing during their labor

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Frederic Chopin

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1810-1849 Romantic Period solo piano

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Modern

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1900-present increased technical aspect of composition; rhythmic structure is more flexible and important

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Tone

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overall quality of a sound

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Melody

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the succession of single tones in musical compositions, as distinguished from harmony and rhythm

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Country

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1920s in souther region of US; blend of many traditional forms of music and is a result of many european and mexican cultures blending around texas

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Jazz

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1900s in the southern states by african americans; improvisational form and up-tempo beats;

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Jazz is a blend of

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folk music and blues

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Romantic

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1850-1900 more emotion in music - inserted instruments to increase the range; freedom to express their emotions through their work

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Polyphonic

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two melodies compete for the listener's attention

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Whose work was the pinnacle of classical literature

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Wolfgang Mozart

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Tejano

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Mexican-American culture; upbeat

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Dynamics

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varying degrees of loud and soft

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Form

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design of the structure of a musical composition

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Gospel

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Christian music written to express a spiritual emotion of belief

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Rock and Roll

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1950s; collection of country music, blues, and african roots; upbeat celebrating women and cars

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Blues

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end of 1900s; african americans performing agricultural work; spiritual hymns, work songs, shouts and chants - simple rhythm

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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1756-1791 considered a child prodigy; composed over 600 for all areas of music

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Meter

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structure of notes in a regular pattern of accented and unaccented beats within a measure, indicated at the beginning of a composition by the number of vibrations in a sound

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Rhythm

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the pattern of regular or irregular pulses caused in the music by the occurrence of strong and weak melodic and harmonic beats

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Johannes Brahms

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1833-1897; Romantic period; known for his mastery of traditional music while innovating new music

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Renaissance Music

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1450-1600 enhances the meaning of words or symbolic images; captures emotion of text

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Tempo

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speed of a musical composition

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Classical Music

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1750-1830 characteristics of homophonic including unexpected pauses and changes from short notes to long notes; mood can fluctuate

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Intonation

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musician's realization of pitch accuracy, or the pitch accuracy of a musical instrument

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Robert Schumann

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1810-1856 one of the greatest composers of the Romantic era; piano until 1840 when he started symphonies and orchestras

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Pitch

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highness or lowness of a tone, determined by the number of vibrations in the sound

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Middle Ages Music

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church music without instruments associated with pagan rituals; catholic church - gregorian chants; monophonic

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