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Orchestra Vocab
100

The music/Italian term for fast 

Allegro 


100


Slurs 

100

Pizzicato was the main technique used to play this concert song 

Exotic butterfly's 

100

What is the note value that tells us to play for two beats

Half note


100

This articulation sounds short and separate

Staccato

200

What does the term Andante mean in music  

Slow walking pace 

200


Hooked bows

200

Which song was played in multiple keys and time signatures this year by the 7th and 8th grade 

Carol of the bells  

200

What note tells us to play for 1/4 of the measure in 4/4 time 

Quarter note 

200

This prompts the orchestra to play quiet then gradually become louder

Crescendo

300

What do we use as a practice strategy to help us keep a steady tempo 

Metronome 

300


Tied 

300

Name the folk song you learned in 4th grade strings that had dotted half notes at the end of each line.  

French Folk Song 

300

How many beats would 4 1/8 notes be? 

Two 

300

This articulation is played using only a finger rather than the bow

Pizzicato

400

What does Moderato mean? 

Medium tempo 

400


Up bow 

400
Name the first variation of Twinkle Twinkle little Star

tucka tucka stop stop 

400

Play the rhythm "ta ta titi titi" And tell the class the note names for each syllable 

Quarter Quarter 88 88

400

A bowing that is a combination of legato and staccato; slightly separated, but not crisp. "Regular, average, everyday bowing"

Detache

500

What does the conductor do for the orchestra? 

Keeps the steady beat 

500


Staccato 

500

Play an example of a hooked bow D minor scale 

....

500

What tells us to get gradually slower at the end of a piece 

Ritardando 

500

The basic beat or time of a piece of music or song. Grouped in 2,3,4 or 6.

Time signature 

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