frankiec at braille.uwo.ca
Wed Apr 10 08:01:26 EDT 2002
21st Century Tempo Markings and other Musical Atrocities
Adagio formaggio: To play in a slow and cheesy manner.
Al dente con tableau: In opera, chew the scenery.
AnDante: A musical composition that is infernally slow.
Angus Dei: A divine, beefy tone.
Antiphonal: Referring to the prohibition of cell phones in the concert
A patella: Unaccompanied knee-slapping.
Appologgiatura: An ornament you regret after playing it.
Approximatura: A series of notes played by a performer and not intended by
the composer, especially when disguised with an air of "I meant to do
Approximento: A musical entrance that is somewhat close to the correct
Bar line: What musicians form after a concert.
Basso continuo: The act of game fishing after the legal season has
Basso profundo: An opera about deep sea fishing.
Vesuvioso: A gradual buildup to a fiery conclusion.
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