Musical Terms | Term 1

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  • 1. 
    A tempo
    • A. 

      Return to original tempo

    • B. 

      With warmth

    • C. 

      With motion

    • D. 

      Sweetly

  • 2. 
    Accelerando
    • A. 

      Forcibly; with a sudden strong accent

    • B. 

      The end

    • C. 

      Smoothly

    • D. 

      Gradually speed up :D

  • 3. 
    Calore
    • A. 

      In a singing style

    • B. 

      A little

    • C. 

      With warmth

    • D. 

      Dying away

  • 4. 
    Cantabile
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      In a singing style

    • C. 

      Return to "The Sign" | D.S |

    • D. 

      Hold the note until the conductor releases it

  • 5. 
    Coda
    • A. 

      The last part of a piece

    • B. 

      Humorously, jokingly

    • C. 

      Separated

    • D. 

      Marked; emphasized

  • 6. 
    Con Brio
    • A. 

      The end

    • B. 

      The last part of a piece

    • C. 

      With motion

    • D. 

      With vigour and spirit

  • 7. 
    Crescendo
    • A. 

      The end

    • B. 

      Gradually get louder

    • C. 

      Dying away

    • D. 

      A little

  • 8. 
    Da Capo
    • A. 

      Return to the beginning of a piece

    • B. 

      Ver much; a lot

    • C. 

      Return to original tempo

    • D. 

      Sustained

  • 9. 
    Dal Segno
    • A. 

      Sweetly

    • B. 

      Return to the beginning of a piece

    • C. 

      With vigour and spirit

    • D. 

      Return to "The Sign"

  • 10. 
    Decrescendo
    • A. 

      Gradually get softer

    • B. 

      Sweetly

    • C. 

      Dying away

    • D. 

      Forcibly

  • 11. 
    Diminuendo
    • A. 

      A little

    • B. 

      Gradually get softer

    • C. 

      Always

    • D. 

      With warmth

  • 12. 
    Dolce
    • A. 

      Display intense feeling by modifying the time

    • B. 

      With motion

    • C. 

      Gradually speed up

    • D. 

      Sweetly

  • 13. 
    Fermata
    • A. 

      Smoothly

    • B. 

      A little

    • C. 

      Hold the note until the conductor releases it.

    • D. 

      In a singing style

  • 14. 
    Fine
    • A. 

      The end

    • B. 

      With warmth

    • C. 

      Seperated

    • D. 

      Sustained

  • 15. 
    Giocoso
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      With warmth

    • C. 

      Return to the beginning of a piece

    • D. 

      Humourously, jokingly

  • 16. 
    Legato
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Smoothly

    • C. 

      Marked; emphasized

    • D. 

      With motion

  • 17. 
    Marcato
    • A. 

      Always

    • B. 

      Marked; emphasized

    • C. 

      Always

    • D. 

      Sustained

  • 18. 
    Molto
    • A. 

      The last part of a piece

    • B. 

      With motion

    • C. 

      Gradually get louder

    • D. 

      Very much; a lot

  • 19. 
    Morendo
    • A. 

      Dying away

    • B. 

      Always

    • C. 

      With motion

    • D. 

      The end

  • 20. 
    Poco
    • A. 

      Irvin......... a little

    • B. 

      Smoothly

    • C. 

      With motion

    • D. 

      Sweetly

  • 21. 
    Rallentando
    • A. 

      Gradually slower

    • B. 

      Always

    • C. 

      Slow down

    • D. 

      Smoothly

  • 22. 
    Ritardando
    • A. 

      Gradually slower

    • B. 

      The end

    • C. 

      With vigour and spirit

    • D. 

      With motion

  • 23. 
    Ritenuto
    • A. 

      Dying away

    • B. 

      Marked; emphasized

    • C. 

      Slow more suddenly and extremely than a ritardando

    • D. 

      Forcibly; with a sudden strong accent

  • 24. 
    Rubato
    • A. 

      Sweetly

    • B. 

      Held, sustained. Wind Player: use a soft tongue. Singers: *press* articulation.

    • C. 

      The end

    • D. 

      Display intense feeling by modifying the time

  • 25. 
    Sempre
    • A. 

      Dying away

    • B. 

      Always

    • C. 

      The end

    • D. 

      In a singing style

  • 26. 
    Sforzando
    • A. 

      The last part of a piece

    • B. 

      Very much; a lot

    • C. 

      Forcibly; with a strong sudden accent a.k.a grayson

    • D. 

      Separated

  • 27. 
    Sostenuto
    • A. 

      Dying away

    • B. 

      A little

    • C. 

      With motion

    • D. 

      Sustained

  • 28. 
    Staccato
    • A. 

      Smoothly

    • B. 

      The end

    • C. 

      Separated

    • D. 

      Sweetly

  • 29. 
    Tenuto
    • A. 

      Held, sustained. Wind player: use a soft tongue. Singers: *press* articulation

    • B. 

      Gradually get softer

    • C. 

      With warmth

    • D. 

      Return to "The Sign"