ABRSM Grade 1 Music Theory August 2020 Flashcards Preview

ABRSM Music Theory Grades 1 - 5 August 2020 > ABRSM Grade 1 Music Theory August 2020 > Flashcards

Flashcards in ABRSM Grade 1 Music Theory August 2020 Deck (85)
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interval of a 2nd – line to space or space to line

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interval of a 3rd –  line to line or space to space

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interval of a 5th – space to space or line to line

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8ve

octave - 8 note interval (same letters)

5

a tempo

in time

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accelerando (or accel.)

gradually getting quicker

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accent - a sign placed over/under note

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accidentals

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adagio

slow

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allegretto

fairly quick (but not as quick as allegro)

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allegro

quick (literally ‘cheerful’)

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andante

at a medium (‘walking’) speed

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bar line - divides several notes into bars

14

bass clef

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beam – line(s) joining flagged notes (replaces the flags)

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cantabile

in a singing style

17

common time - same as:

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4

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crescendo - gradually getting louder

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crescendo (or cresc.)

gradually getting louder

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crotchet note - 1 count

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crotchet rest - 1 count rest

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Da Capo (D.C.) al fine

play again from the ‘start’ then play to the ‘end’

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da capo (or D.C.)

repeat from the beginning

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decrescendo - gradually getting quieter

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decrescendo (or decresc.)

gradually getting quieter

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diminuendo (or dim.)

gradually getting quieter

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dolce

sweet

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dotted minim note = 3 counts
i.e. 2 + 1, (dot = ½ of note)

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dotted minim rest (rest plus dot) - 3 counts

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double bar line - end of music