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style
the characteristic quality of music determined by the integration of all elements (e.g., rhythm, melody, harmony, texture).
strascinato
dragged along
sarabande
a dignified dance, probably originally from Spain. In 3/4 or 3/2 time, usually starting on the first beat. It moves along at a steady pace, with an accent or a prolonged note on the second beat. It is in AB form, with the phrases ending on the second beat. Commonly found in the old suites.
pomposo
pompous
am Steg
at the bridge; i.e., playing a bowed string instrument near its bridge, which produces a heavier, stronger tone (see sul ponticello in this list)
unison
two parts singing or playing the same note.
virtuosity
prominent display of technical facility in performance.
transcription
arranging a composition for a different medium.
acceso
ignited, on fire
focoso or fuocoso
fiery; i.e., passionately
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