Music 104

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  1. Pitch
    High or low
  2. Rhythm
    A collection of shorts and longs
  3. Beat
    The regularly occurring physical pulsation that divides time into units of equal length
  4. Meter
    How the beat is grouped and how the beat is divided
  5. Grouping
    • Duple
    • Triple
    • Quadruple
  6. Division
    • Simple
    • Compound
  7. Timbre
    Tone color
  8. p
    • Piano
    • soft
  9. mp
    • Mezzo-piano
    • somewhat soft
  10. pp
    • pianissimo
    • very soft
  11. f
    • forte
    • loud
  12. mf
    • mezzo-forte
    • somewhat loud
  13. ff
    • Fortissimo
    • very loud
  14. Crescendo /decrescendo
    Gradually getting louder/ softer
  15. poco a poco
    Little by little
  16. Sempre
    Always
  17. meno
    less
  18. subito
    Suddenly
  19. Adagio
    • slow
    • largo
    • lento
    • grave
  20. Andante
    Somewhat slow
  21. Moderato
    • moderate
    • andantino
  22. allegratto
    • somewhat fast
    • vivo
    • vivace
  23. Allegro
    fast
  24. Presto
    very fast
  25. accelerando
    gradually faster
  26. Ritardando
    • Gradually slower
    • Rattantardo
  27. Piu lento
    More slow
  28. A tempo
    Back to original tempo
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Music 104
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2010-09-12 17:39:27
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