Conducting terms

  1. Conducting Midterm - Vocab
  2. a due (A2)
    to be played by both
  3. colla parte
    with the other part,
  4. come prima
    like the first time
  5. con
    with
  6. en dehors
    out in front of - project the part through the ensemble
  7. etwas
    somewhat
  8. forte possible
    as loud as possible
  9. l’istesso (lo stesso)
    the same - usuaslly used with tempo, same tempo
  10. marcato
    marked, accented
  11. meno
    less
  12. mezzo
    half
  13. morendo
    dying away
  14. moto
    motion
  15. muta
    change (usually Muta in _____) meaning change to ____ key
  16. ohne
    without
  17. ossia
    otherwise - gneerally referres to a simplified part
  18. partitur
    the score
  19. petit
    little
  20. peu
    little
  21. piacere
    at pleasure
  22. piu
    more
  23. pult
    a music stand - desk
  24. ripieno
    refferring to the accompanying instruments
  25. ruhig
    tranquil
  26. sans
    without
  27. schnell
    quick, rapid
  28. sciolto
    fluently
  29. sec, secco
    dry, very short, with no ring
  30. sehr
    very
  31. senza
    without
  32. smorzando
    suddenly dying away
  33. sotto voce
    in an undertone, soft voice
  34. strepitoso
    soisily
  35. subito
    suddenly
  36. troppo
    too much
  37. tutti
    everybody
  38. accelerando
    gradually increasing tempo
  39. ad libitum
    at liberty, permit liberties
  40. affrettando
    excitedly, increasing the tempo
  41. a punto
    exactly in rhythm
  42. etwas langsamer
    somewhat slower
  43. im takt
    in tempo
  44. langsam, langsamer
    slow, slower
  45. massig
    moderato
  46. pressando
    hurrying, pressing foward
  47. rubato
    not strictly as written
  48. stretto
    condensing, accelerating the tempo
  49. stringendo
    accelerating the tempo
  50. tacet
    silent, does not play in a particular movement of a work
  51. takt
    the time, accenting of the first beat in a measure
  52. tempo rubato
    not strictly on the beat
  53. zuruckhalten
    ritard
  54. a punta d’arco
    at the point of the bow
  55. arco
    bow, with the bow
  56. col legno
    with the stick of the bow
  57. con sordini
    with mutes
  58. dampfer
    mute
  59. legno
    wood (of the bow)
  60. otez
    remove ( usually used when referring to a mute )
  61. ponticello
    light tone played near the bridge
  62. sordino
    mute
  63. sul tasto
    on the fingerboard - bowed just over the end of the fingerboard
  64. sur la touche
    on the fingerboard - bowed just over the end of the fingerboard
  65. detache
    short seperate bows played smoothly, bow changes direction between connected notes
  66. spiccato
    bow is dropped on the string and rebounds of its own accord, no bow direction
  67. ricochet
    bow is dropped on the string and rebounds during a downbow
Author
dragonbring
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338176
Card Set
Conducting terms
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For midterm
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