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What is The difference between a prepared release and a circular release?

Circular release goes in a circle (clear) Prepared shows the beat

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What are the three important aspects of using your face in facial expressions?

Eye contact, eyebrows, engage mouth

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What is the purpose of a cue and how is it executed?

Gesture signifies change in event, entrance, shows style

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Alla breve

Cut time

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Con

With

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Meno

Less

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Molto

Much

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Piu

More

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Poco a poco

Little by little

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Sans

Without

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Senza

Without

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Subito

Suddenly

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Tacet

Don’t play

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Tutti

Everyone

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cantabile

Singingly

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Con moto

With motion

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Dolce

Sweetly

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Expressivo

Expressive

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Leggiero

Lightly

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Maestoso

Majestically

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Scherzando

Playfully, jokingly

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Secco

Dry

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Sostenuto

Sustained

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Strepitoso

Noisily

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Tenuto

Connected, emphasize (strength/ length)

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Tranquillo

Tranquil

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What is an ictus?

The point where the beat is created

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What three directions can conductors move, as discussed in class?

Horizontal, vertical, sagittal

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Name three important aspects of a preparatory beat

Breath, eye contact, correct style and tempo

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What is a rebound and how is it different with different styles

Ictus point to Ictus point, it’s a transition you do it to match the style you’re in staccato has more wrist flick, legato is fluid

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What is the principle of rebound direction?

Goes opposite direction of next beat

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Legato

Smooth

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Marcato

Marked

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Staccato

Separated

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Fortissimo

Really loud

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Forte

Loud

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mezzo

Medium

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Piano

Soft

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Pianissimo

Really soft

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Crescendo

Gradually louder

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Decrescendo

Gradually softer

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Dimenuendo

Gradually softer, mood/color shift

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Morendo

Dying away

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Niente

Nothing

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Sforzando

Accent, sudden stressed

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Grave

Very slow

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largo

Very slow

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lento

Very slow

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adagio

Slow

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Andante

Walking tempo 90ish

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Moderato

Moderate tempo

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allegro

Quick, lively, 120-160ish

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Vivace

Very fast

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presto

Very very fast

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Lent

Slow

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Modere

Moderate

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Vif

Fast

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Tres

Very

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Langsam

Slow

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Massig

Medium tempo

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Lebhaft

Lively, allegro

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Schnell

Fast

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Sehr

Very

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