The 5 Musical Terms of the Day


Accent - > placed above a note to indicate stress or emphasis.

Ballade - In the medieval period a form of trouvere music and poetry. In later time, German poetry set as a through-composed song.

Caesura - A sudden silencing of the sound; a pause or break, indicated by the following symbol: //

Dal segno, D. S. - Repeat from the sign . Frequently followed by al Fine.

Eighth note/rest - A note/rest half the length of a quarter note and an eighth of the length of a whole note .

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