Terms to Know #4 (Level 2A and 2B)

Phrase                                    a musical sentence

Half step                                one key to the very next key

Whole step                           made up of two half steps

Fermata                                 Hold the note longer than its value

Allegro                                   Fast and lively

Moderato                              Moderately

Andante                                 Walking speed

Ledger line                            A short line added above or below the staff for notes that are too high or too low to be written on the staff.

Arpeggio                                the tones of a chord played up or down the keyboard.

Pianissimo                             very soft


  1. Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: