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Get Inspired! Episode 2

Flashcards that correlate with terms used in the guided listening questions for the Get Inspired! series at 88pianokeys.me
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Nocturne
Night piece or serenade
Composer
Someone who composes or writes music
Rhapsody
An instrumental piece in a free, often dramatic style
Chromatic
A scale passage moving by half steps
Conductor
The person who leads or directs a musical group
Baroque, Classical, Romantic, 20th Century
Music Style Periods
Glissando
Quick finger sliding up or down the keys
Chopin
Composer and pianist of the Romantic style period (1810-1849)
Major
A piece that sounds upbeat, happy and based on the Major scale
Minor
A piece that sounds sad, angry and based on Minor scale
Gershwin
United States composer who incorporated jazz into classical forms (1898-1937)
Octave
A musical interval of eight tones: from a C to a C