assonance - repeating sounds close together - "I tried to light the fire"
affricate - ch / j
alveolar - l / d / n / t
aspirate - (breath out air) like h in hat
fricative - sound made by pushing air through a small space between teeth and tong or tongue and palate - f z th
labial - sound made by lips closed together / top teeth touching bottom - p b f v m
nasal - mainly through nose - m n
plosive - sounds made by quickly stopping your breath leaving your mouth then suddenly letting it go again - k p t
sibilant - s sh
Vowels carry the emotion and the music while consonants carry the intent and the meaning.