William Tell Overture Notes

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  1. Andante
    Moderately slow, but moving. Walking pace.
  2. D minor.
  3. 3 beats per measure. Quarter note gets 1 beat.
  4. Rest for 10 measures.
  5. A 4 over note c, g, d, or a.
    Use fourth finger instead of open string.
  6. V over a note.
    Up bow.
  7. p
    Piano. Quieter, less weight on the bow, farther from bridge, less hair on string.
  8. ♯ before a note.
    That note and any others of the same note in that measure are sharp.
  9. Slur. One bow stroke for all the notes.
  10. > over or under a note.
    Accent. Louder or with a harder attack on the string.
  11. Dotted quarter note. Lengthens the note's duration by one-half.
  12. A slur only over two notes.
    Tie. One bow stroke for both notes.
  13. Whole rest.
  14. mp
    Mezzo piano. Moderately soft.

  15. Under several notes.
    Crescendo. Increase volume for the duration of the symbol.
  16. Down bow.
  17. ♮ before a note.
    That note and any others of the same note in that measure are natural.
  18. ♭ before a note.
    That note and any others of the same note in that measure are flat.
  19. mf
    Mezzo forte. Moderately loud.
  20. pp
    Pianissimo. Very softly.

  21. Under several notes.
    Decrescendo. Decrease volume for the duration of the symbol.
  22. Tranquillo
    Calm and relaxed tempo.
  23. pizz.
    Pizzacato. Pluck the strings without bow.
  24. A slash through the stem of a note.
    If quarter note, becomes 2 eighth notes.
  25. Allegro vivace
    Cheerful, brisk, lively, up tempo
  26. D major.
  27. Hn.
    Horn grace notes.
  28. Simile mark. Repeat the previous measure this measure.
  29. Arco.
    Use bow to play.
  30. Segno. Abbreviated as ds from dal segno. When the music says D.S. al Coda, go to this symbol.
  31. ff
    Fortissimo. Very loud. The loudest part of the piece.
  32. To coda
    Go to the coda symbol later on in the piece.
  33. Divisi.
    The musical group should seperate into 2 or more parts to play the seperate parts of the music.
  34. Simile.
    Played in the same way of previous measure.
  35. mf-f
    Between mezzo forte and forte.
  36. +III
    Go to third position.
  37. D.S. al Coda
    Go back to the segno and then play until there is a to coda sign.
  38. f
    Forte. Loud.
  39. Coda
    Coda symbol.

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William Tell Overture Notes
2014-01-14 23:42:48
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William Tell Overture Notes
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