Musical terminology

How well do you know your musical terms?
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Last updated: August 10, 2017
First submittedAugust 10, 2017
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Definition
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Loud
Forte
Three or more notes at the same time
Chord
Hold the note or rest
Fermata
A section of a long piece of music, usually in classical music
Movement
Slowing down gradually
Ritardando
The value of one scale higher or lower than the original note
Octave
Fast
Allegro
Very quiet
Pianissimo
Definition
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Majestically
Maestoso
Sliding up or down (HINT: Used sometimes in piano music)
Glissando
Beautifully
Dulce
1 half note = 1 quarter note and 1 quarter note =1 eight note etc.
Cut time
Three notes in one value (ex: 3 eighth notes =1 beat)
Triplet
Made up of lines and spaces and used for reading/writing music
Staff
What is above and below the ^
Ledger line
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Level 48
Aug 18, 2017
Not heard of staff. I always knew of it as stave.
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Level 35
Sep 7, 2022
It should be "Dolce" not "Dulce".