The Herald

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1877 edition. Excerpt: ...snapping the violin-string with the fingers. Poco; a little. Poco Adagio; a little slow. Poco a Poco; by degrees, gradually. Portamento; the manner of sustaining and conducting the voice from one tone to another. Precentor; conductor, leader of a choir. Presto; quick. Prestissimo; very quick. by degree. Rallentando, Allenlando, or Slentando; slower and softer Recitando; a speaking manner of performance. Rccitante; in the style of recitative. Recitative; musical declamation, or recitation. Rin/orzando, Rinf., or Rinforzo; suddenly increasing in power. Ritardando, or rit.; gradually retarding and diminishing. Ritenuto; slower at once instead of gradually. Semplice; chaste, simple. Schei-zando; light, playful, sportive manner. Sempre; throughout, always; as, Sempre Forte; loud throughout. Senza: without; as, Senza Organo; without the organ. S/orzando, or Sfz.; with strong force or emphasis, rapidly diminishing. Sicilian; a movement of light, graceful character. Smorendo, Smorzando; dying away. Soave, Soavemente; with very delicate expression. Solfeggio; a vocal exercise. Solo; for a single voice or instrument. Sostenuto; sustained. Sotto; under, below. Sotto Voce; with subdued voice. Spiritoso, Con Spirito; with spirit and animation. Staccato; short, detached, distinct. Subito; quick, sudden, passionate. Tace, or Tacet; silent, or be silent. Tasto Solo; without chords. Tempo; time. Tempo a Piacere; time at pleasure. Tempo Giusto; in exact time. Ten, Teuuto; holding. See Sostenuto. Tutti; the whole, full chorus. Un; as, UnPoco; a little. Va; go on; as, Va Crescendo; continue to increase. Verse; same as Solo. Viqoroso; bold, energetic. Vivace; quick and cheerful. Virtuoso; a proficient in art. Voce; voice. Voce Sola; voice alone. Volti Subito;...
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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236813863
  • 9781236813862