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crescendo

Music
a. a gradual increase in loudness or the musical direction or symbol indicating this
b. (as modifier): a crescendo passage
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En la esfera orquestal, en la pequena ciudad de Mannheim, cercana a Heidelberg, Mozart quedo entusiasmado por el sonido de su orquesta en un momento en que hacia su ascension el principal genero de la musica pura, la sinfonia, con sus crescendi e diminuendi.
In music, this is not necessary since the sounds themselves move in time (the time of performance), unfold in melodies, increase and fade away in crescendi and decrescendi.
This can be noted in sonic or rhythmic components such as pitch portamenti, amplitude crescendi and decrescendi, frequency and amplitude vibrati, breathing, bowing or percussive accents, or even through multiple non-written stylistic inflections belonging to each performer and epoch.
Under normal listening conditions this will be adequate, but this will not be enough power to reproduce demanding crescendi at live levels without also creating a good deal of distortion, and some constraint.
Three of Dvorak's Slavonic Dances were the hit of the night and the Tannhauser Overture possessed that essential tingle factor, superbly paced with crescendi of rich perfection.
These rich, lush textures distilling the lyrical with the angular were delivered with total empathy from the pianists, with some gut-wrenching crescendi, earth-shaking power and brooding tension.
Techniques included post-production doctoring of the ensemble balance and inserting artificial crescendi.
From the most delicate of nuances obscured by lesser speakers -- and by lesser, I do not mean cheaper, necessarily -- to the loudest passages within symphonic crescendi, one's attention is immediately drawn to musical information that is suddenly clearer, and correctly so.
Despite Maazel's limp, almost lazy technique, there were crescendi to take your breath away, the most plangent woodwind phrases and an impressive Finnish fluency.