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TEMPO:  the speed of the beat (How fast or slow the music is played.)


DYNAMICS:  How LOUD or soft the music is.


TEXTURE:  How THICK or thin the music is--

how many instruments are playing

or how many rhythms or melodies are being played.

PITCH:  How high or low the sound is.

MELODY:  A pattern of pitches played one after the other to make a tune.

HARMONY:  When 2 or more pitches are played or sung at the same time.
Last Modified on January 9, 2014

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