Year 12 Music 1

Music Terminology

Study Resources

Part 1

1 Glossary

2 Flashcards

• 3 Quick Test

• 4 Quick Test Solutions

Part 2

1 Glossary

2 Flashcards

• 3 Quick Test

• 4 Quick Test Solutions

Part 3

1 Glossary

2 Flashcards

• 3 Quick Test

• 4 Quick Test Solutions

Part 4

1 Glossary

2 Flashcards

• 3 Quick Test

• 4 Quick Test Solutions

Part 5

1 Glossary

2 Flashcards

• 3 Quick Test

• 4 Quick Test Solutions

Part 6

1 Glossary

2 Flashcards

• 3 Quick Test

• 4 Quick Test Solutions

Part 7

1 Glossary

2 Flashcards

• 3 Quick Test

• 4 Quick Test Solutions

Video Links

Accent & Syncopation

• Acciaccatura

• Aerophone

• How to Sing Alto

What is Antiphonal Texture?

• Appoggiaturas - What Are They?

• What is Musical Articulation?

• The Difference Between Tonal & Atonal Music

Rhythmic Augmentation and Diminution

• Backbeat

• Beat

• Beatboxing

Binary Form

• Blues Scale

• The Bridge

Cadence

• Call and Response

• A Capella

• Choir

Chorus

• Chromatic Scale

• Coda

• Coloratura

Consonant

• Contrast

• Countermelody

• Crescendo

Decrescendo

• Delay

• Diatonic

• Diminuendo

Dissonance 1

• Dissonance 2

• Drone

Duration

Dynamics

Ensemble

Dynamics and Expressive Techniques

• Falsetto

• Forte

• Fortissimo

Fugue

• Gamelan

• Glissando

• Graphic Notation

Harmonic Ostinato

• Harmonic Riff

• Harmonics

• Harmony

Hemiola

• Heterophonic

• Homophonic

Improvisation

Legato

Mordents

Melisma

• Melody 1

• Melody 2

• Membranophone

Metre

• Mezzo Forte

• Mezzo Piano

• Mezzo Soprano

Modes

• Modulation

• Monophonic Texture

• Motif in Music

Notation

• Note Value

• Ornamentation

Ostinato

Pentatonic Scale

Phrasing

• Pianissimo

• Piano

• Pitch

Polyphonic Textures

• Polyrhythm

• Raga

• Repetition

Rhythm

• Rhythmic Motif

• Riff

• Rock Beat

Rondo Form

Rubato

Scale Degree Numbers

• Scat Singing

• Sforzando, Crescendo, Tremolo and More

• Slur

Soprano

• Sprechstimme

• Staccato

• Strophic Form

Subito

• Subito Piano

• Suspensions

Swing Rhythm

Symphony

• Syncopation

• Tempo

Tenor Singing

Tension

Tenuto

Ternary Form

• Texture

• Theme and Variation Form

• Through-Composed Form

Time Signature

• Tonal Centre

• Tonality

• Tone Colour (Timbre)

Triads

• Trill

12 Bar Blues Form

• 12 Tone Row

20th Century Art Music

• Upper Mordent

• Verse-Chorus (Refrain) Form

Vocal Vibrato 1

Vocal Vibrato 2

Vocoder

Western Art Music: Eras

Whole Note Scales

World Music

HSC Music 1 Examination Tips