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Round
A piece of music in which two or more performers or groups start one after the other.
Unison
Everyone performs the same thing at the same time.
Entry Points
Points in a round where the next performer may begin.
Ostinato
A repeated pattern in music.
Timbre
A unique quality or colour made by a voice or instrument.
Pitch
The highness or lowness of a sound.
Beat
The regular 'heartbeat' or pulse in music.
Presto
A very fast tempo.
Moderato
At a moderate pace or tempo.
Andante
At an easy walking pace or tempo.
Tempo
The speed of the beats in a piece of music.
Metre
The patterning of loud and soft beats in music.
Rhythm
The pattern of longer and shorter sounds made by the words of a song.
Crotchet
A note used for a sound that lasts for one beat. Also known as taa.
Quaver
A note used for two sounds over a beat. Also known as ti-ti.
Bar line
Marks off patterns of loud and soft beats.
Bar
Distance between two bar lines.
Time Signature
Used at the beginning of a piece of music to show the metre.
Phrase
A segment of a song which can be sung in one breath.
Interval
The distance between two pitches.
Step
Two pitches side by side.
Skip
Two pitches which have another in between.
Rest
Silence in music.
zaa
A silence which lasts for one beat.
Forte
Loud
Crescendo
Getting Louder
Piano
Soft
Diminuendo
Getting softer
Minum
A sound which lasts for two beats. Also known as Taa ah
Dotted Minum
A sound which lasts for three beats.Also known as Taa ah ah.
Pentatonic Scale
A special pitch ladder made up of five notes: doh, re, mi, soh and la.
Anacrusis
A note or group of notes which come immediately before the first strong beat of a phrase.
Rondo Form
The form represented by letters ABACA (etc.)