Class Notes (834,153)
Canada (508,381)
York University (35,141)
Music (245)
MUSI 1530 (71)


1 Page
Unlock Document

MUSI 1530
Rebecca Jubis

CHAPTER FIVE: Block chord: most typically, 3-4 notes played at the same time to create harmony. The simplest form is a “triad” in which three notes play simultaneously, with the interval of a third between each note: ie) C E G. Singers often accompany themselves on guitar by strumming block chords. Broken chord: a pattern in which the notes of a block chord are played in a sequential pattern of some kind, often repeating certain pitches. ie) C G E G or D F A F. This technique became popular in classical music in the Classical period (~1750-1800). Mozart frequently composed using broken chords. Chord progression: a series of chords that lead one to the next harmonically. Harmonic cadence: two chords which, when played in succession, signal the end of a major section of a composition. Eg) V-I is called a “perfect” cadence, and is usually found at the end of a piece. Hillbilly music: Rural music recordings by white musicians primarily for a white audience. AKA old-time music. (87) Melodic cadence: two successive melo
More Less

Related notes for MUSI 1530

Log In


Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.