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15 terms

Drama Vocab, Week 3, Melissa

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meter
a particular rhythmic pattern in poetry
percussion
the section of an orchestra or band made up of drums, xylophones, and cymbals, etc
dynamics
changes in how loudly a piece of music is played or sung
harmony
a consistent, orderly, or pleasing arrangement of musical tones
pitch
how high or low the tone of a voice is
interval
a pause or period of time
refrain
a phrase or verse recurring at intervals in a song or poem; chorus
reprise
a return to the first theme or subject in a song
solo
any performance, as a dance, a song or part of a song, by one person
tempo
the speed of the rhythm in a song
show-stopper
a performer or performance that wins enthusiastic or prolonged applause
flop
a theatre production that is a total failure
encore
extra songs performed at the end of a show because the crowd demanded it
vocalist
singer
instrumental
a song written for musical instruments