17 terms

6th Grade Band Word Wall

STUDY
PLAY
Crescendo
Gradually get louder
mp
mezzo piano, medium soft
mf
mezzo forte, medium loud
f
forte, loud
ritard
slow down
Whole Note
4 beats in 4/4 time
Half Note
2 beats in 4/4 Time
Eighth Note
1/2 of a Beat in 4/4 Time
Quarter Note
1 beat in 4/4 Time
Dotted Half Note
3 Beats in 4/4 Time
Syncopation
Emphasizing the "And" "Off Beat"
Phrasing
Being able to perform 4 or 8 measures without taking a breath
Staccato
Playing a note 'Short'
Dynamics
Volume - how loud to play
Octave
There are 8 notes in an __________
Decrescendo
Gradually Get Softer
Accent
Play a note stronger