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FORTISSIMO
VERY LOUD
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PIANISSIMO
VERY QUIET
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FORTE
LOUD
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MEZZO PIANO
MODERATELY QUIET
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PIANO
QUIET
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MEZZO FORTE
MODERATELY LOUD
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CRESCENDO
GETTING LOUDER
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DIMINUENDO
GETTING QUIETER
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SUBITO
LOUD THEN SUDDENLY SOFT
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CROSS RYTHM
TWO RYTHMS WITH TWO DIFFERENT TME SIGNITAURES
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POLYRYTHMS
TWO OR MORE INDEPENDANT RHYTHMS
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SYNCOPATION
BEATS PLAYED OFF RHYTHM E.G: JUMPY
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OSTINATO
REPEATED PATTERNS
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BINARY
AB
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TERNARY
ABA
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RONDO
ANY AMOUNT OF SECTIONS ABCADABC
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GROUND
REPEATED BASS LINE
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INDIAN RAGA
ALAP, JHOR, JHALA, GAT
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POPULAR SONG STRUCTURE
INTRO, VERSE, CHORUS, BRIDGE, MIDDLE EIGHT, OUTRO/CODA
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STEPWISE
NEXT DOOR NOTES
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SKIP
NOTES A 3RD APART
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LEAP
NOTES FURTHER APART THAN A 3RD
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INTERVAL
DISTANCE BETWEEN TWO NOTES
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GLISSANDO
RAPID SCALE MOVMENT ON AN INSTRUMENT
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RIFF
SHORT, REPEATED PATTERN, OFTEN IN BASS
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DIATONIC KEY
MAJOR/MINOR
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TONIC
1ST DEGREE OF A SCALE
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RAGA
INDIAN SCALE
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STRING INSTRUMENTS
LUTE, VIOLIN, CELLO, DOUBLE BASS, HARP, GUITAR
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TREMOLO
RAPID MOVEMENT UPON ONE STRING
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WOODWIND INSTRUMENTS
FLUTE, PICCOLO, RECORDER, CLARINET, SAX, BASSOON, OBOE, HARMONICA
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BRASS INSTRUMENTS
TRUMPET, TROMBONE, FRENCH HORN, TUBA
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PERCUSSION INSTRUMENTS
DRUM, PIANO, MARACAS, AGOGO BELLS, TRIANGLE, TAMBOURINE, CYMBALS, TUBULAR BELLS
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LEGATO
SMOOTH
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STACCATO
SHORT, DETACHED
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ACCENT
EMPHASIS
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TENUTO
STRESS THE NOTE
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SOPRANO
HIGHEST FEMALE VOICE
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ALTO
LOWEST FEMALE VOICE
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TENOR
HIGHEST MALE VOICE
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BASS
LOWEST MALE VOICE
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FALSETTO
VERY HIGH MALE VOICE
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MELISMA
FLOW OF NOTES SUNG TO ONE SYLLABLE
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MONOPHONIC
THIN TEXTURE
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POLYPHONIC
THICK TEXTURE
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PRESTO
VERY FAST
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ALLEGRO
FAST
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ALLEGRETTO
MODERATELY QUICK, CHEERFUL
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MODERATO
MODERATE
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ANDANTE
WALKING PACE
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ADAGIO
SLOW
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ACCELRANDO
GETTING FASTER
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RALLENTANDO
GETTING SLOWER
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RIT.
SLOWER IMMEDIATLY, HOLDING BACK
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RUBATO
FLEXIBLE SPEED 'ROBBED TIME'
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MODE
TYPE OF SCALE
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MAJOR KEY
PLAYED IN HAPPY OR CELEBRATORY MUSI C
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MINOR KEY
SAD, UNHAPPY MUSIC
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MODULATION
CHANGE IN KEY
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DRONE
REPEATED SECTION USING 2 NOTES
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VERY QUIET

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PIANISSIMO

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LOUD

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QUIET

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