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Choral Music Word Wall
A collection of terms that are commonly used in the choral classroom.
Terms in this set (48)
The highest female voice in the four part choir.
The lowest female voice in the four part choir.
The speed at which the music is played or sung.
A symbol that tells to repeat a segment of music.
The five lines and four spaces that music is written on.
Two or more staffs (or staves) joined together.
Singing without musical accompaniment.
A vertical line that separates one measure from the next.
The lowest male voice in a four part choir.
Two or more notes sounded at the same time.
Instrumental or vocal music that "wraps up" the tune. Is usually different from the music that precedes it.
A time signature that is equivalent to 4/4 time. Notated as a large capital "C"
A time signature that is equivalent to 2/2 time. Notated as a large capital "C" with a vertical line drawn down the center (like a "cent" sign).
Double Bar Line
Two parallel vertical lines that indicate the end of the piece.
A song featuring two performers.
When beats are arranged in pairs (STRONG-weak-STRONG-weak).
A term for the volume level in music.
A dynamic term indicating "very soft" or "pp"
A dynamic term indicating "soft" or "p"
A dynamic term indicating "medium soft" or "mp"
A dynamic term indicating "medium loud" or "mf"
A dynamic term indicating "loud" or "f"
A dynamic term indicating "very loud" or "ff"
The pattern of repetition in a piece of music.
Instrumental music played before the main melody begins.
Instrumental music played between melodic sections.
The collection of accidentals at the beginning of a staff that indicate which notes are to be played sharp or flat.
Short, horizontal lines used to extend the staff upward or downward.
The words to a song.
A segment of music on the staff separated by bar lines.
When beats are arranged in groups of three. ONE-two-three-ONE-two-three-ONE-two-three.
A symbol used in music to indicate the duration of a sound.
A symbol to indicate the duration of silence.
The general term used to describe how music moves through time.
A curved line between two different notes used to indicate that the singer should glide smoothly between them.
A vertical line attached to a note head.
A curved line connecting two notes of the same pitch, increasing the length of the note.
A symbol at the beginning of a piece of music that indicates how many beats are in each measure.
A grouping of three notes that occupy the same amount of time that two notes of the same value normally take.
A song that tells a story.
The unit of musical rhythm.
All members singing the same pitches, rhythms, and lyrics at the same time.
To sing or play smoothly.
To sing or play in a short, detached manner.
A symbol that raises (sharp or #) or lowers (flat or b) a note by one half step.
Optional line of singing above the melody.
Singing the correct pitches. Being "in tune."
Different pitches being sung at the same time.
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