Circular metal instruments that are hit together to make sound. They can also be hit one at a time with a drumstick. The different sizes of the cymbals make different […]
A set of songs intended to be performed as a group.
Italian for “growing louder.”
A male voice that is higher than a tenor. A countertenor sounds very similar to a female voice.
When there are two or more different sounding tunes in the same piece of music.
A brass instrument that looks like a small trumpet. Blowing into the mouthpiece and pressing on the valves makes the music that comes out the bell-shaped end.
A double bassoon. It can play notes lower than a bassoon, but it is played the same way.
A way to play instruments together so they sound good. One instrument plays the bass line (the low notes), while other instruments play music that go along with the bass […]
A group of instruments of the same family or a group of singers or instrumentalists performing together.
A combination of sounds that give a pleasing effect, with a feeling of satisfation and rest.