Reckmeyer Band exam 2nd semester 2008

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acceleradndo

gradually faster

adagio/lento

slow

allargando

slowing with a feeling of broadening usually accompanied with a crescendo at the climax

allegretto

fast but slower than allegro

allegro

fast

andante

walking speed medium slow

fermata

hold

moderato

moderate

presto/vivace

very fast

rallentando

gradually slower

ritardando

gradually slower

rubato

irregular time freely

stringendo

hastening pressing forward

tenuto

hold sustain

andantino

a little faster than andante

largo

extremely slow

vivo

lively

largo

extremely slow

listesso tempo

same tempo speed

diminution

the shortening of note/rest values in a melodic part

augmentation

the lengthening of note/rest values in a melodic part

crescendo

gradually louder

diminuendo

gradually softer

forte

loud

fortissimo

very loud

morendo

dying away

piano

soft

pianissimo

very soft

niente

nothing

cantabile

sining

dolce

sweetly

grandioso

grandly

legato

smooth connected

leggiero

lightly

maestoso

majestically

marcato

marked heavy and separated

molto

verymuch

pesante

heavy

poco

little

sempre

always

sforzando

sudden strong accent

simile

same

staccato

light and separated

subito

suddenly

tranquillo

calm peaceful

fuoco

fire

calore

warmth passion

doloroso

painfully sorrowfully

energico

energetically

espressivo

expresively

grazioso

gracefully

giocoso/scherzando

playfully

lunga

long

mosso

motion

sereno

serenely

simplice

simple

nontroppo

not too much so

allabreve

cut time

divisi

divided

solo

passage played by one

tutti

everyone plays

soli

melody played by a section

In 4/4 time whole note

4 counts

in 4/4 time half note

2 counts

In 4/4 time quarter note

1 count

In 4/4 time eight note

1/2 count

In 4/4 time sixthteenth note

1/4 count

In 6/8 time fast dotted half note

2 counts

In 6/8 time fast doted quarter note

1 count

In 6/8 time fast eighth note

1/3 count

In 6/8 time fast quarter note

2/3 count

In 6/8 time fast sixthteenth note

1/6 count

In 6/8 time slow dotted half note

6 counts

In 6/8 time slow dotted quarter note

3 counts

In 6/8 time slow quarter note

2 counts

In 6/8 time slow eighth note

1 count

In 6/8 time slow sixthteenth note

1/2 count

In 2/2 time whole note count

2 counts

In 2/2 time half note

1 count

In 2/2 time quarter note

1/2 count

In 2/2 time eighth note count

1/4 count

In 2/2 time sixthteenth note

1/8 count

In 4/4 time whole rest counts

4 counts

In 4/4 time half rest counts

2 counts

In 4/4 time quarter rest counts

1 count

In 4/4 time eighth rest counts

1/2 count

In 4/4 time sixthteenth rest counts

1/4 count

In 6/8 time fast whole rest

2 counts

In 6/8 time fast dotted quarter rest counts

1 count

In 6/8 time fast eighth rest counts

1/3 count

In 6/8 time fast quarter rest counts

2/3 count

In 6/8 time fast sixthteenth rest counts

1/6 count

Key of c

no sharps or flats

Key of f

1 flat

Ds al fine

repeat to sign to fine

DC al fine

repeat to beginning to fine

flats

beadgcf

sharps

fcgdaeb

a brass quinter

2 trumpets horn trombone tuba

what is a motive/motif

a short rhythmic and or melodic idea

What is arrangement

a composition adapted to a medium different from which it was originally composed

What is transcription

The translation of a work from on medium to another

natural minor

the scales share the same key signature start on a different note

Harmonic minor

raise the 7th note up and down

Melodic minor

raise the 6th and 7th ascending play natural minor descending

Beyond the Horizon

an overture ABA form

Beyond the Horizon

This piece is in minor it ends with a picardy third

Beyond the Horizon

This piece was originally written for band in 2002

Susato Variations

Jan de Haan is a Dutch composer

Susato Variations

this work was written in 2009 and is an original work for band

Susato Variations

The form of the piece is theme and variations there are three variations

Susato Variations

The theme is written by Tylman susato and was written in 1551

Carol of the Drum

An arrangement is not an original work for band. Higgins added his won ideas in the music but took the existing carol to srite this piece

Carol of the Drum

this peice begin soft, builds to stron, and ends softly changes key many times

African Road

An original work for band wirtten in 1994

African Road

This piece is a musical portrayal of a journey through Africa

African Road

One hears: sounds and feel of the Kalihari desert, party time at the Masai Festival, the Gorilla lullaby a camel caravan jouney to Marrakesh, the awe and wonder of Mt. Kilamanjaro. This is program music.

Beyond the Horizon

by Ted Ricketts

Susato Variations

by Jan de Haan

Carol of the Drum

arranged by John Higgins

African Road

Paul Jennings

The basketball team always enters the court while we play

Superstar

The basketball tem always enters the court while we play _____ and this is part of what larger work

Jesus Christ Superstar this is a rock opera

What key is our version of The Star Spangled Banner

Concert Ab

What key is Pep in

Concert F

What is the title for the first chair clarinetist

Concertmaster

Why do you sit where you do in band

percussion in back tenor saxes and euphoniums toghether flutes and clarinets in the first row tubbbas in the middle of the back row

How many people in our band

96

What eometric shape describes the balance our band tries to achieve and where do the various instuments fall into this shape

pyramid

What is a phrase

musical sentence

How long is a phrase How many measures

4

Musicals fifths ascending sharp first is

C

Musical fifthsascending sharp second is

G

Musical fifthsascending sharp third is

D

Musical fifths ascending sharp fourth is

A

Musical fifths ascending sharp fifth is

E

Musical fifths ascending sharp sixth is

B

Musical fifths ascending sharp sevenths is

F sharp

Musical fifths ascending sharp eighth is

C sharp

Musical fifths decending flat first

F flat

Musical fifths decending flat second

B flat

Musical fifths decending flat third

E flat

Musical fifths decending flat fourth

A flat

Musical fifths decending flat fifth

D flat

Musical fifths decending flat sixth

G flat

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