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Discovering music through listening
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Glossary

Thursday, 18 July 2024, 3:51 AM
Site: Open Learning
Course: Discovering music through listening (DMTL_1)
Glossary: Glossary
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Pianissimo

Very quiet.

Pitch

The absolute quality of a musical note perceived as high or low, but determined by frequency.

Pizzicato

Plucking the strings of an instrument normally played with a bow.

Polyphonic

A texture in which several independent musical lines interweave.

Pulse

The beat underlying a piece of music.