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are Easily Accessible
stated in the title, music terms are quite easy to access with the
age of the internet. Even before this age, a good music dictionary
at your fingertips was more than enough of a resource in helping to
define any terminology that you might come across.
The trick is to find one reliable source in which
you are consistently given the correct definition in a quick and
a composer, you need terminology in order to make a performer
better understand what your composition is all about. After all,
you can’t be there for every performance of, for instance,
sonata. Without verbal communication the tempi, dynamics, feel
of a work and all other details are left for you to describe in
writing alone. In this sense, it’s best to be fairly thorough
in your manuscript.
As a pianist or other instrumentalist, you are at the mercy of
a composer’s details, when it comes to clear and accurate
interpretation of a new piece of music. Thankfully, good performers
have good instincts as well, so when a piece speaks from the heart,
interpretation flows easier (even if the manuscript happens to
be a bit vague from the composer’s end).
For more on commonly used music terms and their definitions, flip
to the end pages of Ready,
here for Ready, Set, Compose!, the ultimate resource
book for keyboard improvisers, composers and pianists.
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