Two podcasts that help with the keywords for melody.
The melody (or tune) is one of the most important parts of music. This podcast covers the keywords diminution, sequence, inversion, glissando, portamento, ornamentation, ostinato, riff, methods of articulation, pitch bend and improvisation.
Here is a video that clearly explains the following keywords for melodic ornamentation: Imitation, Inversion, Sequence, Ostinato, Modulation.
A video to explain the word homophonic this comes under Area of Study 3 Texture and Melody.
A video to explain the word monophonic this comes under Area of Study 3 Texture and Melody.
Click on the word to link to a definition.
antiphonal (watch the video and ignore the guy…)
Click on the word to link to a definition and musical example.
intervals within the octave
broken chords (ex) The piano lower part is playing broken chords
sequence (ex) Here the main tune is repeated several times at the beginning beginning on different pitches, hence in sequence.
phrasing articulation pitch bend improvisation (ex) Here the trumpet improvises later in the piece.