VPMA93H3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4.4: Atonality, Psalms, Sprechgesang

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Chromatic scale – the scale that includes all of the twelve pitches within the octave!
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Chromaticism !
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– the frequent presence in melodies of intervals only a!
half step apart; in a scale, the use of notes that are not part of the diatonic major or
minor pattern!
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a six-note scale comprised entirely of whole steps!
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in tonal music, the central pitch around which the melody gravitates.!
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the organization of music around a central pitch and the scale built on that pitch!
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Harmony !
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Harmony – the relationship of pitches as they sound simultaneously!
Chord–more than 3 pitches sounding simultaneously!
. Cadence – a melodic or harmonic configuration that creates a sense of repose or
resolution!
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Consonance !
an interval (two notes) that sounds pleasing and stable!
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Dissonance!
– an interval that sounds speech and sing!
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Atonal Music!
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