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W W h W W W h
Write or play in a different key than specified.
F - C - G - D - A - E - B/Cb - F#/Gb - C#/Db - Ab - Eb - Bb - F
W h W W h W W
W h W W h (W+h) W
W h W W W W h
Name for Scale Degree One
Name for Scale Degree Two
Name for Scale Degree Three
Name for Scale Degree Four
Name for Scale Degree Five
Name for Scale Degree Six
Name for Lowered Scale Degree Seven
Name for Non Lowered Scale Degree Seven
The name for two pitches that are exactly the same. (In relation to Intervals)
C to D for example. (Interval Quality)
C to D for example (Interval Distance)
C to D# for Example (Quality)
C to Db (Quality and distance)
C to Dbb (Quality and Distance)
C to F (Quality and Distance)
C to Fb (Quality and Distance)
C4 to C5 (Quality and Distance)
Bb to E# (Quality and Distance)
The use of tones not in the key. (Contrapuntal technical term)
This type of chord is used right before five as a delay and is not considered to be independant.
This type of chord is usually used to harmonize the second note of a three note scalar figure in the bass.
This type of chord is usually used in the bass to harmonize an Elaboration (Motion up by step then back down by step)
Name for a V-I cadence (V7 - I as well)
Name for a cadence where a one chord is preceded by some form of V or vii°
Any Authentic Cadence that is not Perfect Authentic
A cadence where we expect V - I but instead hear V - ?
A cadence ending in a V chord.
A iv6 - V Half Cadence in Minor
A cadence usually involving IV - I
A special chord constructed on a lowered second scale degree
The term for an Augmented Sixth Chord in First Inversion which usually resolves to V
The same chord as question 37 with the second scale degree included.
The term for an Augmented sixth chord (usually found in major) with an added lowered scale degree 3.
A method used by composers in which a pitch is written different ways to make something easier to read, but does not change the sound.
The term for a triad with an added sixth.
The relation ship of an accepted chord progressions with no common tones. (Example. C - ab, or, c - A)
A made up scale
A nine tone scale with symmetrical intervals. (W H W H W H W H)
A seven tone scale with the intervals 1 3 1 3 1 3
A major scale with a raised 4 and lowered 7
The use of tall chords (nine, eleven, thirteen etc.) to prolong a tonal goal, ignoring most traditional rules and using basic voice leading principles.
Two chords used in voicing with a bass a ninth apart, usually representing multiple interval qualities built on the same bass.
Two or more chords from different harmonic areas sounded together
When two or more key centers are heard at the same time.
Harmony from stacked fourths
Harmony from stacked fifths
A collection of three or more tones in secundal relationship.
Parallel voice motion that cannot be explained by consistancy of chord type or limitations of a single scale
Attempting to equalize all seven tones of a scale so no tone is heard as a pitch center.
Rhythm that conflicts. For example 3:2 or 3:4
Music with no perceivable meter.
Rhythms that are the same forward as they are backward
Idividual voices presented at different tempos
Rhythm that requires a machine for precise execution
Music avoiding tonal centers
The use of a reference pitch class other than C
Forward and backward symmetry of articulation, rhythm and dynamics.
A melody created in a sense by rapidly shifting tone colors
Canonic relationships between voices

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