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- zart Tender, delicate.
- common time 4/4 time.
- Noël Christmas.
- trio sonata A baroque sonata for two treble instruments and continuo, generally requiring four performers.
- gospel music Twentieth century sacred music style associated with Protestant African-Americans.
- cadence A sequence of chords that terminates a musical phrase or section.
- inquieto Restless, uneasy, agitated.
- string quartet An ensemble consisting of two violins, viola, and cello, or a work composed for such an ensemble.
- pas “Not”.
- dynamics The softness or loudness of a sound or note.
- scale A series of notes in ascending or descending order that presents the pitches of a key or mode, beginning and ending on the tonic of that key or mode.
- roulade A highly ornamented vocal composition, usually for one voice and accompaniment.
- doppel “Double”.
- chromaticism Use of tones extraneous to a diatonic scale (major or minor).
- Übung Exercise.