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20 terms

January Band test

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hoedown
a quick dance featuring fancy footwork associated with rural American
intonation
the ability to play or sing in tune
largo
a slow tempo
ledger line
short, horizontal line used to extend the staff either higher or lower
legato
an articulation or style of playing that is smoothed and connected
legato style playing
to play or sing groups of notes smoothly and without separate attack
lightly
playing in a style that is not accented, loud or heavy
Maelzel's metronome
a number which indicates the number of beats per minute
maestoso
to play in a majestic manner
mambo
a West-Indian ballroom dance similar to the cha-cha-cha and rumba
marcato
an accented or stressed note
minor scale
a series of ascending and/or descending notes spanning an octave representing a minor key, always including a lowered (minor) 3rd degree of the scale
moderato
a medium tempo
molto rallentando
becoming much slower
molto ritardando
becoming much slower
pesante
heavy
pianissimo
play very slow
poco rallentando
becoming a little slower
poco ritardando
becoming a little slower
polka
a fast Bohemian dance in duple time that originated around 1830