Chapter 5 World Of Music

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Chapter 5 Terms


 
  
Created Dec 14, 2009
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Embellishment
 
An ornamentation of a melody; adding notes for decoration according to established...
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Fusion
 
A synthesis of elements of jazz and rock. A style of modern jazz.
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Breaks
 
A stop of the music in a jazz piece during which a soloist improvises, usually for two bars.
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Head Arrangements
 
Arrangements that are not notated but are worked out in rehersal and, eventually, played by...
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Improvisation
 
The process of simultaneously composing, performing, and listening to music.
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Big Band Jazz
 
Music for a large jazz ensemble, usually from 12 to 20 musicians.
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Walking Bass
 
A jazz bass line played on each beat, frequently with some embellishments and emphasizing the...
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Scat Singing
 
Improvised jazz singing using a variety of vocal sounds rather than lyrics. Its purpose is...
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Syncopation
 
The occurrence of accents in unexpected places, usually on weak beats or on weak parts of beats.
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Combo Jazz
 
A small jazz group, usually from three to six musicians.
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Cool Jazz
 
An outgrowth of and reaction to bebop.
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Free Jazz
 
A style that is almost pure improvisation without adherence to predetermined chord structures,...
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Ostinato
 
A rhythmic or melodic pattern repeated many times.
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Hard Bop
 
The bebop style of the 1950s and 1960s
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Sections
 
The different instrumental or vocal groupings of an ensemble.
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Ragtime
 
A style of music first popular in the first two decades of the 20th century.
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Comping
 
The syncopated chords and melodi figures played by a jazz pianist while accompanying a solo...
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Sidemen
 
In a jazz combo, a leader typically put the group together (hired the musicians)
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Stride
 
Originally a solo piano style growing out of ragtime.
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Riffs
 
Short, sycopated patterns usually written for specific groups of instruments in a big band...
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Fills
 
Melodic movement and embellishment in jazz while the main melody sustains a tone, such as at...
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Mutes
 
A device placed on an instrument to alter its tone usually to soften it.
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Lead
 
The soloist in a jazz arrangement or performance.


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