Elements And Principles Of Music

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Elements And Principles Of Music

  1. 1. Music What is it?
  2. 2. Music is… <ul><li>A beautiful sound </li></ul><ul><li>Something that makes people feel comfortable </li></ul><ul><li>Wonderful sounds of rhythm </li></ul><ul><li>Beats mixed together to make a song </li></ul><ul><li>Entertainment </li></ul><ul><li>Sounds made by instruments </li></ul><ul><li>A thing that portrays culture and creativity </li></ul>
  3. 3. Definition from http://www.answers.com/ <ul><li>mu s i c n. 1.The art of arranging sounds in time so as to produce a continuous, and unified composition through melody, harmony, rhythm, and timbre. Also having the ability to bring a memory, mood, or image to mind. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Elements and Principles of Music What makes what you hear??
  5. 5. Elements of Music <ul><li>Duration </li></ul><ul><li>Intensity </li></ul><ul><li>Pitch </li></ul><ul><li>Timbre </li></ul>Elements = core components; The pieces that we use to build music
  6. 6. Element 1 -- Duration <ul><li>The length of something. </li></ul>Examples: quarter note = 1 beat half note = 2 beats whole note = 4 beats phrase = 4 measures your favorite song lasts 31/2 minutes What things can you think of that have duration?
  7. 7. Element 2 -- Intensity <ul><li>The strength of something </li></ul>Example: Personality Heat Volume What examples can you give of intensity?
  8. 8. Element 3 -- Pitch <ul><li>The highness or lowness of a sound </li></ul>
  9. 9. Element 4 -- Timbre <ul><li>The specific sound of something. </li></ul>If two people leave the room, and only one of them speaks, will we be able to tell who it is without seeing them??
  10. 10. Principles <ul><li>Composition </li></ul><ul><li>Form </li></ul><ul><li>Genre </li></ul><ul><li>Harmony </li></ul><ul><li>Rhythm </li></ul><ul><li>Texture </li></ul>Principles = Basic qualities that determine characteristics. What we do/create with the elements.
  11. 11. Composition <ul><li>The activity or process of creating music. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The end result of such an activity </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Form <ul><li>The shape or structure of something. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The way that music is organized </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Genre <ul><li>A certain type or category of something. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Harmony <ul><li>Two or more pitches/notes played at the same time to create chords. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Rhythm <ul><li>Grouping of musical sounds by duration and intensity </li></ul>
  16. 16. Texture <ul><li>The way something feels; the mood of music </li></ul>

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