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## What is a descending 5th sequence?

A diatonic descending-fifths sequence. The sequence model, **a root progression by descending fifth, is transposed down by second in each subsequent copy of the model**. Because the sequence uses chords entirely from the key of G major, the root progressions don’t match exactly throughout the sequence.

## What are 4ths and 5ths in music?

The circle of 4ths and 5ths is **a way of visually representing the relationships between the 12 tones of the chromatic scale**. It is one of the most useful tools you can use to understand music theory because it gives you insights into the fundamental way that Western music works.

## What is a descending sequence in music?

The descending 5-6 sequences, also known as descending third sequences, consist of **a series of chords whose root notes descend by a third each sequential repetition**.

## What is an ascending fifth?

The ascending circle-of-fifths sequence

The final (and least common) sequence type essentially reverses the first (and most common) sequence type. **Each chord’s root is a fifth higher than the previous chord’s root**, so it is known as an ascending circle-of-fifths sequence.

## What is a circle of fifths progression?

A circle of fifths progression is **one where the roots of the chords are related to each other specifically by ascending 4ths or descending 5ths**. Circle of fifths progressions are considered to be harmonically very strong, in the sense that they pull our ear toward one chord being the tonic, or key chord.

## How do you find a sequence in music?

*A sequence is the repetition of a musical idea at a different pitch level the initial statement of the musical.*

## Are fifths and fourths the same?

“C+G” is a fifth when played in this order. So **fourths and fifths are inverses of each other**. It’s a fine line! So if you think of the circle as “fifths,” then going clockwise (from C to G to D and so forth) is like going up 5 notes in the major scale to get to the next note on the circle.

## What is 4ths and 5th cycles?

The Cycle of Fourths (a.k.a. “Circle of Fifths” or “Cycle of Fifths” or “Circle of Fourths”) is **a representation of all 12 notes in the chromatic scale, arranged into a circle**.

## Why are the 4th and 5th perfect?

The 4th, 5th, and octave above a tonic are **the tonal degrees they determine the tonal center**. These tonal degrees are qualified with perfect, diminished, augmented.

## What type of sequence uses an exact transposition of the original motive?

The repeat can be an exact transposition – **a real sequence** or the intervals can be changed – a tonal sequence.

## What type of sequence uses embellishments of the original motive?

What is a **Modified Sequence**? When parts of the sequence are modified from the original such as through decoration or embellishment. What is a False Sequence? When the sequence contains pitches that are part of the original motive.

## What is a sequence quizlet?

Sequence. **An ordered list of numbers**. Series. The “sum” of an ordered list of terms.

## What is the basic form of the sequence?

A recursive formula designates the starting term, a_{1}, and the n^{th} term of the sequence, a_{n} , as an expression containing the previous term (the term before it), a_{n}_{–}_{1}.

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• | Each number in a sequence is called a term, an element or a member. |
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• | A functional form of a sequence is represented by f(1), f(2), f(3), …, f(n),… |

## Is a number sequence formed by adding a fixed number to each previous term to find the next term?

A number sequence formed by adding a fixed number to each previous term to find the next term. The fixed number is called the **common difference**. The difference between consecutive terms of an arithmetic sequence.

## What is a pattern involving an ordered arrangement of geometric figures letters?

**A sequence** is a pattern involving an ordered arrangement of numbers, geometric figures, letters, or other objects. A term in a sequence is an individual number, figure, or letter in the sequence.

## What are the individual numbers in a sequence called?

A sequence is a list of numbers in a certain order. Each number in a sequence is called **a term** .

## What is an individual number figure or letter in a sequence called?

1 Review. Sequence. A pattern involving a ordered arrangement of numbers, geometric figures, letters or other objects. **Term of a sequence**. An individual number, figure, or letter in the sequence.