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Extra resources for The Enjoyment of Music: An Introduction to Perceptive Listening (Shorter 11th Edition)
Two b. four c. ten ___ 3. On which two words at cadences do the phrases seem most incomplete, where you know there is more to come? a. star c. light b. are d. night ___ 4. ” Pick the two below that you hear. a. the melody becomes more conjunct b. a countermelody is heard in the violins c. the melody becomes more disjunct d. the phrasing becomes irregular ___ 5. Would you say the range of this melody is: a. narrow b. medium c. wide ___ 6. Where do you think the melody’s climax occurs? a. near the beginning b.
The melody becomes more conjunct b. a countermelody is heard in the violins c. the melody becomes more disjunct d. the phrasing becomes irregular ___ 5. Would you say the range of this melody is: a. narrow b. medium c. wide ___ 6. Where do you think the melody’s climax occurs? a. near the beginning b. in the middle c. at the end Understanding Melody (from BA iMusic): Conjunct movement, small range: America (patriotic song) Disjunct movement, large range: Ride of the Valkyries (Wagner) Wavelike contour: La Marseilleise (French national anthem) Regular phrasing/cadence: My Bonnie Lies over the Ocean (folk song) Countermelody: Stars and Stripes Forever, Trio (Sousa) melodic line is of seemingly equal importance, as we will note in our discussion of musical texture.
42 do re mi fa œ sol œ la œ ti œ do Scale ? œ 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 o o o œ œ horizontal plane (melody) vertical plane (harmony) œ CHAPTER 3 | Harmony: Musical Space music in the same way that suspense creates tension in drama. Dissonance resolves in consonance, a concordant, or agreeable, combination of musical tones that provides a sense of relaxation and fulfillment. At their extremes, dissonance can sound harsh, while consonance is more pleasing to the ear. Each complements the other, and each is a necessary part of the artistic whole.