Nt1310 Unit 4

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1. What are the basic elements of music?
The basic elements are .harmony, rhythm, dynamics, tessitura, timbre, tempo, meter, texture.
2. What is pitch?
The pitch is the quality of a sound governed by the rate of vibrations producing It for low or high
3. What is syncopation? What types of music use syncopation?
Syncopation is a stressed one would normally be expected. Syncopation is used in many musical styles, classical music, but it is fundamental in such styles as reggae, ragtime, rap, jump blues, jazz and in dub step and metal.
4. What are three examples of forms of music? Describe each form.
One example is 12 bar blues, which is a chord progression. One more is sonata, which is a musical piece designed for a solo instrument. And the one
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Music has sometimes been referred to as a “universal language.” Why has this description been applied to music? Do you agree or disagree with this assessment? Why?
I know music has been sometimes referred to as a universal language because even if you understand what the singer is saying in the song, understand the emotion and also make an educated guess based off of the sound of the beat and the singer voice. If the beat is soft and the singer sings quietly and slowly.
2. Why is musical notation important? What benefits do musicians and others receive from being able to write down and note aspects of a musical piece?
I believe that musical notation is important it allows artists to pick apart songs that may be popular or that they love and truly understand why it is popular or good. Tactics and elements used in a certain way may help new and the old composers really understand why or what songs are popular in the current year.
3. In the first part of the unit, we discussed how music is everywhere in society. What are some of the ways that we use music? How do you use music in your own life?
The Society we are in today everyone uses music everywhere, in commercials, Background noise on television and we tell stories through music. In my own life I am always surrounded by music and