Theory Thursday No. 1
Theory Thursday No. 1:
We will start off with the basics. The definition.
Music Theory (noun)-The study of the theoretical elements of music including sound pitch, rhythm, melody, harmony, and notation.
○Sound-mechanical vibrations transmitted through an elastic medium, traveling in air at a speed of approximately 1087 feet (331 meters) per second at sea level.
○Pitch-the degree of height or depth of a tone or of sound, depending upon the relative rapidity of the vibrations by which it is produced.
○Rhythm-the pattern of regular or irregular pulses caused in music by the occurrence of strong and weak melodic and harmonic beats.
○Melody- the succession of single tones in musical compositions, as distinguished from harmony and rhythm.The principal part.
○Harmony-the science of the structure, relations, and practical combination of chords.
○Notation-a system of graphic symbols for a specialized use, other than ordinary writing:
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