Two pitches joined by a curved line are heard as one note. 3/4 time = 3 beats per bar and each note is 1/4 length. Developed in western europe historically important point in the mid 1700s. Good at suggesting movement (leading and arriving somewhere) How high or low a musical note is. High or low range is indicated by a clef sign. Succession of pitches that is heard as a unit (melody/tune) Particular group of pitches, used as the only pitches in a composition. Minor are darker, sadder, danger, trouble and negative. Distinguished through letter names (a->g, therefore 7 pitches) Sing/play all of the intervening spots in between the do-re-me-fa. Each note is separated by a semitone not an entire note. Distance between one pitch and the next in a melody. Distance between a pitch and its repetition in high or low. Kinds of intervals used between individual notes in a melody. Small intervals from one note to the next.