Music Quiz / MUS 103 Week 1 Vocab

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DefinitionTerm
A symbol that represents each pitch
Music that moves without any strong sense of beat or meter
Last beat of the measure
The basic units of music
 
Melody that moves by leaps
What moves music forward in time
Weak beat in between the stronger beat
'Many rhythms,' occurs frequently in African or jazz music
What organizes the basic units in music
Duple, trile, and quadruple are examples
Melody that moves in small, connected intervals
The line, or tune, in music
Deliberate upsetting of the normal pattern of accents
DefinitionTerm
Irregular numbers of beats that add up to a larger overall pattern
Subdivide each beat into three, rather than two, subbeats
Resting places that end phrases
How a melody moves up and down
The loudness or softness of a musical sound
Units that make up a melody
Distinct quality of a musical sound
A secondary melody that accompanies a melody
Measures often begin with this
Number of vibrations per second
Distance between any two pitches
Length of time
How the meter is marked off
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