Elements of Music Rhythm names and Values Musical Notation Definitions Why study music?

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What is Rhythm?
This word refers to the timing of the music. It is defined as patterns of long and short duration (length)

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A whole note
This note USUALLY gets four beats. It is written as a note head that is NOT filled in. It looks like a circle.

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What is 5?
This number is the number of lines a musical staff has

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Beat
This word refers to the steady pulse of the music. We have been indicating this by using an X

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Express yourself
Creating a playlist for your summer is an example of using music to do what?

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What are dynamics?
This word refers to the volume of the music. Typically we refer to how loud or quiet the music is.

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Quarter Rest
This rest USUALLY gets one (1) beat.

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What is solfege?
This word refers to the application of the sol-fa syllables to a musical scale or to a melody. Here are the syllables (in order) Do Re Mi Fa Sol La Ti Do

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What is an interval
This word refers to the distance between two notes Ex: Do Sol

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What is music?
This is organized sounds and silences. It is created by different patterns using the six elements of it.

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What are Articulations
This word refers to how the music is performed. Usually we talk about this using the terms detached, accented, or connected

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A half note
This note USUALLY gets two beats. It looks like a note head (circle) with a stem (line) going up

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What is ascending?
This word refers to a melody that goes up the scale and getting higher in pitch

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What is tempo?
This word refers to the speed of the music.

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What is a chorus/choir/a cappella group? (either of these answers are acceptable)
This is an ensemble where the performers sing their music, with or without instruments. The Pentatonix (who sang the Evolution of Music) are ensemble of this kind of group

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What is tone color or timbre?
This word refers to what is performing the music. It can refer to the difference in sound between a voice or an instrument, speaking or singing, clapping, snapping, or patting

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A dotted half note
This note USUALLY gets three (3) beats. It looks like a note head with a stem going up or down and there is a dot next to it.

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What is musical notation?
This is a term that refers to any method of writing down music

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What is an ostinato?
This is a word for a repeated pattern in music. It can be rhythmic or melodic.

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Career Opportunities (or path to career opportunities)
Composers, performers, singers, instrumentalists, record producers, jingle writers, and rappers are all examples of this.

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What is melody?
This is the collection of pitches that make up the shape of the music. It is a single line of notes that goes up, down, or stays the same.

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An eighth note
This note USUALLY gets half a beat. When they are written by themselves, they have a flag at the top. When they are written in pairs, they are written with a bar connecting them

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What is a descending melody?
This kind of melody goes down the scale and gets lower in pitch.

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What is a round?
This word refers to a song where two or more voices sing the same melody but at different times, creating harmony

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What is interdisciplinary?
This word refers to a subject that connects to other subjects. Adding rhythm values, using words in song to express emotion, and learning about history through music are just a few ways of the ways music does this.

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