MUSC 201

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MUSC 201
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  1. A particular type of counterpoint in which one voice introduces a new theme and is answered ("imitated") by other voices that enter in succession shortly afterward, even as the first voice continues to sing or play
    Imitative Counterpoint
  2. An artistic movement focused more on sensations, perceptions, and light than on the direct representation of objects. In music, the term was used by critics of the early twentieth century to describe harmonies, melodies, and forms they considered indistinct
    Impressionism
  3. The central note and mode on which a melody or piece is based
    Key
  4. A type of scale produced by singing "do-re-mi-fa-so-la-ti-do," or by playing the white keys of the piano between C and C, in which half steps occur between notes 3 and 4 and notes 7 and 8. The sound of the major mode is often described as "bright" or "happy," in contrast to the minor mode
    Major Mode
  5. A rhythmic unit, indicated by bar lines in notated music, that presents one complete statement of the meter
    Measure
  6. A syllable of text sung to many notes
    Melisma
  7. In music, a style in which a brief musical idea or group of ideas is repeated and varied incrementally over a long span of time, with a relatively slow rate of change
    Minimalism
  8. A type of scale produced by playing the white keys on the piano between A and A, in which half steps occur between notes 2 and 3 and notes 5 and 6, but often with the seventh note raised so that a half step also occurs between notes 7 and 8. The sound of the minor mode is often described as "dark" or "sad," in contrast to the major mode
    Minor Mode
  9. A spirit that took hold in all the arts, in the early twentieth century, representing a quest for novelty that far exceeded any such drive in the past
    Modernism
  10. A musical texture consisting of a single melodic line
    Monophonic Texture (monophony)
  11. A spoken drama with a substantial amount of singing
    Musical

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