This means you gradually decrease your dynamic.
He was a 19th-century Czech composer known for, among many other things, creating Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, “From the New World.”
In simple terms, fugues are short compositions that begin with themes that are then imitated throughout the rest of the piece.
A heimola is a rhythm pattern denoting three beats in the space of time occupied by two beats.
It’s a poco a poco
This means little by little, and is often used with other music directions. For example, “accelerando a poco a poco” would mean to gradually speed up.
An intermezzo is a short musical movement that appears between others.
Larghetto means to play slowly. It’s also the name of a slower movement.
A minuet is a slow dance in 3/4 time.
An ostinato is a repeated rhythm or phrase.
In music, rallentando means to gradually slow down.
A tarantella is a quick, lively folk dance. It’s usually in 6/8 time.
Tutti means all together. It’s usually after a solo section to direct the rest of the musicians to come back in.
Vivace means to play at a brisk tempo.
Sforzando means to put a strong emphasis on a note.
Staccato is a form of articulation that means to play the notes separated.
An appoggiatura is a nonharmonic tone that is resolved.
Aeolian is a musical mode. In modern music, it’s the same as the natural minor scale.
If something is diatonic, it uses notes from a standard seven-note scale without modifications.
Pizzicato is a technique that involves plucking strings. Sometimes this direction is used in music for non-string instruments to encourage musicians to the imitate the effect.
Sempre means to play in the same style throughout.
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