Dynamics

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What are dynamics?

Dynamics

Dynamics refer to the volume or loudness of a tone. Dynamics range from very soft (pianissimo), to very loud (fortissimo). Crescendo means gradually becoming louder. Decrescendo means gradually becoming softer.

   

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9/10/2006 6:02:27 AM
s-cole said:

i found the notes on tempo, timbre and dynamics very usefull


5/21/2009 4:17:05 PM
lol said:

it is a very good definition and helps you to understand the clear and proper meaning of the word dynamics




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