MUSC 201

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MUSC 201
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  1. French for "concrete music." Music using sounds generated by everyday, real ("concrete") objects not normally thought of as musical instruments and then manipulated electronically
    Musique Concrete
  2. In music, the use of melodies, rhythms, harmonies, or instruments that reflect the musical practices of a particular nation
    Nationalism
  3. A style of composition in the years after World War I that, although distinctly modern, drew on older (particularly eighteenth-century) uses of melody, harmony, rhythm, and form
    Neoclassicism
  4. The interval between two pitches of the same name (C to C, G to G, etc.). The frequency of the higher pitch is twice that of the lower pitch
    Octave
  5. A drama sung from beginning to end
    Opera
  6. Italian for "comic opera"; a genre that uses many of the same conventions as serious opera-arias, recitatives, ensembles, choruses-but with plots revolving around believable, everyday characters rather than mythical or historical figures
    Opera Buffa
  7. Italian for "small opera." A nineteenth-century stage work that incorporated both singing and spoken dialogue, typically on a comic, lighthearted, or sentimental subject. A precursor to the American musical
    Operetta
  8. One passed down without the aid of written words or notated music
    Oral Tradition
  9. A work musically similar to an opera but not staged, and usually on a sacred topic
    Oratorio
  10. A short pattern of notes repeated over and over
    Ostinato
  11. A scale consisting of five tones
    Pentatonic Scale

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