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Texture 2 – Monophonic, Polyphonic, Homophonic

The above are examples of three types of musical texture:

  • MONOPHONIC – one sound”
  • POLYPHONIC – many sounds”
  • HOMOPHONIC – same sounds – this is often melody with accompaniment”

Which clip represents which type of texture?

Other techniques to explore include using:

  • CANON (Row, Row, Row Your Boat?)
  • IMITATION
  • LAYERING

Which of the above techniques is being used in the examples below:

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