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    • Music: An Appreciation 7th brief Edition by Roger Kamien 2011 © McGraw-Hill Higher Education Edited by Carolyn Ponce
    • Part 1, Chapter 3 Rhythm
      • How music flows through time
      • Particular arrangement of note lengths
      • Beat
      • Recurrent pulsation
      • Divides music into equal units of time
      • Meter
      • Grouping of beats into 2’s and 3’s, strong and weak beats
      • Accent and Syncopation
      • Accent: note or beat is emphasized
      • Syncopation: emphasis placed on unexpected note or beat
    • Part 1, Chapter 3 Rhythm
      • Tempo
      • Speed of the beat, the pace of the music
      • Associated with emotional effect
      • Tempo is usually indicated at the beginning of the piece or in the title
      • As with dynamics, Italian terms are used
        • Time Signature indicates the meter of the piece
      • Metronome
      • Mechanical or electronic tool that indicates exact tempo
    • Part 1, Chapter 4 Music Notation
      • Notation allows composers to communicate their ideas to others.
      • Notating pitch
      • Letter names: A B C D E F G
      • Staff:
        • 5 lines and four spaces, treble or bass clef
      • Grand staff:
        • two staves together, treble and bass.
    • Part 1, Chapter 4 Music Notation
      • Keyboard note naming with notation.
    • Part 1, Chapter 4 Music Notation
      • Music Notation indicating rhythm
      Music Notation indicating silence
    • Part 1, Chapter 4 Music Notation
        • The Score
        • Includes music for every instrument or voice
        • Can include 20+ staves of music at once
        • There is an example of an orchestral score in your text for you to view.
        • (No, you do not have to know how to read it)
    • Part 1, Chapter 5 Melody
        • The melody is:
        • A series of single notes that add up to a recognizable whole
        • It
        • Begins, moves, and ends
        • Has moments of tension, climax, and release
        • Can move stepwise up and down the scale or have leaps
        • Can be smooth (legato) or choppy (staccato)
        • Can have phrases (sections or parts)
        • Can have bits of repeated notes (sequences)
        • Always has a cadence (ending)
    • Part 1, Chapter 6 Harmony
        • The harmony is:
        • The way chords are constructed and how they follow each other
        • It
        • Can be a chord (3 or more notes sounding at same time)
          • Triad (3 notes) is most basic chord
        • Or be an arpeggio (notes of chord not sounding at same time)
        • Has a progression (how chords follow each other)
        • Can be consonant (stable, restful chords)
        • Or be dissonant (unstable, tense chords)
        • Can have resolution (movement from dissonant to consonant
    • Part 1, Chapter 7 Key
        • The key is:
        • Where the melody or harmony centers around as a central note
        • It
        • Can be Major
          • Bright, happy sound
        • Can be Minor
          • Dark, sad sound
        • Can be Modal
          • Like major or minor, but different (church modes or Nonwestern music)
        • Uses a key signature for the musician to know which one
        • Can modulate (change) to another key in the middle of a piece
    • Listening
      • Prelude in E minor for Piano, Op 28, No. 4 (1839)
      • by Fr édéric Chopin
      • Listening Outline: p. 40
      • Note: Harmony
      • for variety and movement