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AP Music Theory

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1. A minor church mode with a flatted second

2. Scale degree 7 in the natural minor scale when the 7th is a whole step above the tonic

3. A set of five lines and four spaces for note writing; each line corresponds to a note with a letter name in between A and G

4. Meters that have beat units of unequal length

5. An accidental which is placed in parenthesis indication the note has the same accidental in a different octave

6. Consists of 3 elements: attack - sustain - and release

7. A single line of melody

8. Refers to the shape and form of the sound wave as it moves in distance & frequency

9. Refers to the beat being divided into 3 parts

10. A symbol used to extend the value of a note by connecting it to another note

11. A beat before the first measure or a pick-up beat

12. A minor scale containing a minor pentachord followed by a raised sixth and seventh ascending - and the natural minor form descending

13. Scale degree 7; Leads up to resolution of tonic

14. An ordered collection of pitches in whole and half step patterns

15. Low male voice; clef is on the fifth line

16. A scale with a WHWWHWW step pattern and three different derivatives: Natural - Harmonic - & Melodic

17. Lines written when the note goes above and below the staff lines

18. An interval that consists of two half steps

19. The smallest interval between two notes

20. Multiple staves connected by bar lines - a bracket - or a brace

21. A minor scale containing the same pattern as the pure minor scale

22. Another name for a note using the opposite accidental

23. A symmetrical scale with all pitches spaced a half step apart

24. The body of a note

25. Vertical lines that divide the staff into measures

26. Moderately high female voice; clef is on the second line

27. A major church mode with a raised fourth

28. High male voice; clef is on the fourth line

29. Series of duration of sound and silence

30. A scale containing 5 notes containing no half steps; C D E G A C

31. A clef used for pitch-less or rhythm instruments

32. Scale degree 4; prefix 'sub' meaning below the dominant

33. Combines treble and bass clef into one staff

34. An accidental used to indicate that the note is to be raised a half step

35. Refers to the beat being divided equally into 2 parts

36. A scale containing 8 notes that alternate a whole step & half step apart

37. A symbol that extends the value of a note by half the original value

38. An accidental used to indicate that the note is to be raised two half steps

39. Scale degree 6 in a melodic minor scale when the 6th is raised a half step

40. Scale degree 2; prefix 'super' meaning above the tonic

41. Rhythmic displacements of the expected strong beats created by dots - rests - ties - accent marks - & dynamics

42. An artificial scale containing 6 notes that are all a whole step apart

43. Scale degree 1; the tone on which a scale is built

44. An accidental used to indicate that the note is to be lowered a half step

45. Unit of space in between bar lines

46. The higher female voice; clef is on the first line

47. A form of short hand that dispenses with the writing of accidentals for the notes being changed to fit the scale

48. A combination of overtones that sound pleasant together

49. Consists of two whole steps and a half step

50. A diminished church mode with a diminished tonic triad - a flatted second & fifth