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DESCRIPTIONAP Music Theory. Chapter 2 Part 3. Tonality. Organized system of tones in which one tone (the TONIC) becomes the central point to which the other tones are related. Another word: tonal center. Key. Tonal system based on the major and minor scales. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
AP Music Theory
AP Music TheoryChapter 2 Part 3
TonalityOrganized system of tones in which one tone (the TONIC) becomes the central point to which the other tones are related. Another word: tonal center.
KeyTonal system based on the major and minor scales. However, tonality can be present scales other than major and minor.
Pentatonic Scales5-tone scaleA gapped scale, one that contains intervals of more than a step between adjacent pitches. Incomplete major scaleThe sequence of black keys on the keyboard coincides with the interval relationship of the pentatonic scale. Pentatonic Scales
Non-Diatonic ScalesChromatic Scale is a nondiatonic scale consisting entirely of half-step intervals. Has no tonic. Each note equidistant from the next.
WHOLE TONE SCALESix-tone scale made up entirely of whole steps.
BLUES SCALEChromatic variant of the major scale with a flat 3rd and a flat 7th.
Homeworkwww.musictheory.net/exercises/ear-scale/xy6byyfgneb20 minutes print or email screen shots. Link is also posted on my AP Theory home page.Read pages of text 44-47.