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A A adagio a musical term meaning ‘slow’. alto a low female voice. B B ballad a song which tells a story. bassoon a low sounding woodwind instrument. C C clef a musical sign indicating the pitch of the notes. crotchet a ‘one beat’ note. D D dolce a musical term meaning ‘sweetly’. duet a piece of music for two performers. E E echo the effect produced when a sound ‘bounces’ (reflects) off a s surface, such as a wall, back to the listener. ensemble a group of performers. 2
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F F fandango a lively Spanish dance in 3-beat time. forte a musical term meaning ‘loud’ or ‘strong’. G G glockenspiel a tuned percussion instrument with metal bars hit with a beater. grave a musical term meaning ‘solemn’ and ‘slow’. H H harmonica an alternative name for a mouth organ hymn a religious song of prayer or praise. I
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course MUSIC 378 taught by Professor Staff during the Winter '08 term at BYU.

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