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Reckmeyer Band exam 2nd semester 2008

STUDY
PLAY
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
meno
less
molto
verymuch
pesante
heavy
piu
more
poco
little
sempre
always
sforzando
sudden strong accent
simile
same
staccato
light and separated
subito
suddenly
tranquillo
calm peaceful
fuoco
fire
calore
warmth passion
con
with
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
fine
end
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
Musical fifths decending flat seventh
C flat