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  • Week 2 power point

    1. 1. Music Terminology Chapter 7Musical Expression: Tempo and Dynamics
    2. 2. Tempo• Grave (very, very slow)• Largo (very slow)• Adagio (slow)• Andante (walking pace, “relaxed”)• Moderato (moderate)• Allegro (fast)• Vivace (lively)• Presto (very fast)
    3. 3. Other Tempo markings • Other Italian words that can modify the music include:molto (very)meno (less)poco (a little)non troppo (not too much) • Tempo may change and is indicated with the followingaccelerando - getting faster" " "ritardando - getting slower## # #A tempo - Return to original tempo
    4. 4. Dynamics• pianissimo (pp) - very soft• piano (p) - soft• mezzo piano (mp) - moderately soft• mezzo forte (mf) - moderately loud• forte (f) - loud• fortissimo (ff) - very loud
    5. 5. Changes in dynamics can be written with words or signscrescendo - growing louder (<)decrescendo/diminuendo - growing softer (>)#sforzando ( sf / sfz )- “forcing” accent (beginning ofnote is loud the duration is softer)

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