Discovering music through listening
Discovering music through listening

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Discovering music through listening


A fixed number of beats (2, 3, 4) defined by metre.
Bass line
The lowest part of a piece of music which outlines the chords.
Two or more notes sounded simultaneously. In Western music the notes sounded operate in relationship to a scale.
Chord progression
A succession of chords related to each other.
The harmonious sounding of two or more notes.
Two or more notes sounding simultaneously which create a harsh, unstable sound.
The combining of notes simultaneously.
The tonal centre of a composition which defines the relationship of notes, chords and structure.
Term to describe intervals, scales, chords and keys, distinguished mainly by the third note.
Term to describe intervals, scales, chords and keys, distinguished mainly by the third note.

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