Music - Non Essential notes

1) passing notes - used to link two melody notes a third apart.

2) accented passing notes - passing note, forms a discord on a strong beat.

3) auxiliary note (mordent) - passing note between two notes of the same pitch.

4) suspension - note held over to make a discord, then resolved, (usually down).

prepare - weak

discord - strong

concord - weak

5) Appoggiatura - leap to a discord then resolved

discord - strong (usually via a leap)

resolved by step

6) Chord note - harmony note which belongs to previous chord

 


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