The 5 Musical Terms of the Day

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Cadenza - a solo passage, often virtuosic, usually near the end of a piece, either written by the composer or improvised by the performer.

Dal - "From the," "by the."

Eighth - Octave.

Fanfare - A prelude or opening, a flourish, usually played by brass instruments.

Gig - A job for a musician.5

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