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

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