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Persons who create or write music are called...
composers
Music, poems, or other creations that have been written are called...
compositions
Written notes between two bars on a staff of music are called...
measure
Inventing, composing or reciting without any preparation is to...
improvise
The sections of a long musical piece such as those in a symphony are called...
movements
A person, usually a child, who has exceptional talents is sometimes called a...
prodigy
A person who directs an orchestra is called the...
conductor
A composition for an orchestra that features one or two solo instruments is called a...
concerto
Pieces of music that are created to improve some aspect of technique are called...
etudes
A piece of music that shows all the parts for the instruments or voices is called a...
score
Elaborate musical passages that usually come near the end of a movement in a concerto are called...
cadenzas
The variation of loudness or softness in a piece of music is called...
dynamics