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Dynamics

Dynamics

In music, dynamics normally refers to the volume of a sound or note, but can also refer to every aspect of the execution of a given piece, either stylistic (staccato, legato etc.) or functional (velocity). ...

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Tempo

Tempo

Tempo is the speed or pace of a given piece. It is a crucial element of composition, as it can affect the mood and difficulty of a piece. The plural of tempo is tempi. The ...

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Inclusiveness

Inclusiveness

The drive for `inclusion' has become a prominent feature in educational policy agendas and school improvement programmes. The term refers to all children achieving and participating despite challenges.

Educational Elements:

  • Tempo
  • Rhythm
  • Melody
  • ...

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Solo

Solo

A solo is a piece or a section of a piece played or sung by a single performer. In practice this means a number of different things, depending on the type of music and the ...

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Tuning

Tuning

Tuning is the process of adjusting the pitch of one or many tones from musical instruments to establish typical intervals between these tones. Tuning is usually based on a fixed reference, such as A = ...

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Expression

Expression

An expressive piece or performance is one that recognizably embodies a particular emotion, and indeed may cause a sympathetic emotional response in the listener. Thus if one plays "expressively," this means that the music's particular ...

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Texture

Texture

Texture is one of the basic elements of music. People use texture to describe the amount of rhythms played at a specific time. In music, texture also means the overall quality of sound of a ...

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Form

Form

Musical form is often loosely used to refer to particular musical genres or styles (Scholes 1977), which may be determined by factors such as harmonic language, typical rhythms, types of musical instrument used as well ...

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Beat

Beat

A beat is the basic time unit of music, the pulse of the mensural level, also known as the beat level. However, since the term is in popular use, it often connotes the tempo of ...

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Melody

Melody

Melody, also tune, voice, or line, is a linear succession of musical tones which is perceived as a single entity. In its most literal sense a melody is a sequence of pitches and durations, while ...

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