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When a melodic line leaps upwards and then falls by step to the next main note of the melody
A passing note elaboration (stepwise) that prolongs a specific harmony in the foreground or middleground
The archetypal progression of which all tonal pieces are (theoretically) an elaboration. Also called the Fundamental Structure
The bass arpeggiation of the Ursatz
The top line of the two-part Ursatz, consists of a linear descent from either 8, 5, or 3. Also known as the fundamental descent
The first note of the Urlinie. English = head tone
The register that Schenker believes a piece should end in (if it has also started in that register)
A recurring pattern of intervals between two voices
A change of octave
A technique of prolongation that unfolds a two note chord
Multiple instances of registral transfer that are linked together in some way
The elaboration of contrapuntal structures
The Schenkerian term for modulation. Treats a key as a temporary tonic.
A rising linear progression that leads to the first statement of the Kopfton
Decoration of the Kopfton whereby it is approached by way of a rising arpeggiation
Where two voices exchange notes from the same chord
The level of analysis that refers only to the Ursatz.
The varying number of intervening layers of analysis between the foreground and the background.
The surface layer of the piece of music
When the Urlinie descends to 2/V, returns to the Kopfton and begins the descent to 1 again.

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