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Vocabulary – Part 22

Im Anfang Shr Gemaechlich “To go faster, like you are going slower.”  A term used by composers to confuse string sections.  Used by the German composer, Gustav Mahler. A Triplet Three notes in the space of two, not three in the

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Vocabulary – Part 21

Elision When the last note of one phrase serves as the first note of the next phrase. Maestro A distinguished musician, especially a conductor of classical music. Jazz Jazz started as improvisation and stylistic variations on other styles, especially ragtime,

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