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Discovering music through listening
Discovering music through listening

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Terms to describe intervals, scales, chords and keys, distinguished mainly by the third note.


The correct term for a tune.


The division of pulse into groups of 2, 3 or 4 beats.


The shortest possible fragment of music that can be perceived structurally.


A self-contained section of a larger piece of music such as a sonata or symphony. Movements are characterised by differing tempos and characters and in performance are separated from each other by a brief pause.


Muffled or softened.