diminuendo


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diminuendo

Music
1. 
a. a gradual decrease in loudness or the musical direction indicating this
b. a musical passage affected by a diminuendo
2. gradually decreasing in loudness
3. with a diminuendo
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Also, why does the violin have a diminuendo wedge, and does it therefore diminuendo to an implied but unstated pp?
In the beginning of study, after the student has gained basic coordination, teach the student to end phrases beautifully by creating a diminuendo.
Le heros de la representation, le tenor polonais Piotr Beczala, possede, lui, une grande capacite expressive, en usant de la technique diminuendo dans certaines hautes notes musicales.
It's a really bizarre experience because you've got to learn how to read music, how to turn the page while keeping the bars going, how to keep the tempo on one hand and all the lovely crescendo and diminuendo on the other, and learn Italian and German," he says.
It''s a really bizarre experience because you''ve got to learn how to read music, how to turn the page while keeping the bars going, how to keep the tempo on this hand and all the lovely crescendo and diminuendo on the other hand, and learn Italian and German, he says.
Tchaikovsky's rarely performed Introduction to opera 'Mazeppa' was a showcase for truly Russian woodwinds, firm statements from a lugubrious cello and lively brass leading to warm strings eventually tailing away into a surprisingly weird final diminuendo cadence.
Nigerian poet and novelist Gabriel Okara writes with a keen eye trained on the impact of Western culture on African, such as in his poem "Piano and Drums," where he writes, "Then I hear a wailing piano/solo speaking of complex ways/in tear-furrowed concerto;/of far away lands and new horizons with/coaxing diminuendo, counterpoint,/crescendo.
I will not mention to Mom our tryst of dusk and diminuendo, or announce
The research teams found that in a strain of mice called diminuendo - which carry a single base mutation in the miR-96 gene - hair cell development is arrested around birth.
The music of life reaches a crescendo, Fast approaching a diminuendo.
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Distanced from the poverty of their parents and assimilated to American culture they fasten onto immigrant tales and seem to write in diminuendo about their own experiences.