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decrescendo

(dā″krĕ-shen′dō, dē″) [Italian decrescendo, decreasing]
Of heart murmurs, gradually becoming softer or quieter.
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Also of concern is Morton's description of the tonal plan of the "Diminuendo and Crescendo," in which he reckons intervals between key areas in pitch space rather than pitch-class space.
76: it is not clear at what dynamic the long tenbar diminuendo ends.
DERBY (4) - Slip Anchor (1985), Reference Point (1987), Commander In Chief (1993), Oath (1999).OAKS (8) - Oh So Sharp (1985), Diminuendo (1988) Snow Bride (1989), Lady Carla (1996), Reams Of Verse (1997), Ramruma (1999), Love Divine (2000), Light Shift (2007).
In the last two bars, do not diminuendo too soon in order to leave room for the final a niente on the last note.
Godolphin won the first Newmarket renewal of the race with Lyric Of Light and while she has failed to shine in her only start since, plenty of excellent fillies have triumphed in the past with the likes of Diminuendo and Oh So Sharp on the (Ascot) roll of honour.
While string players cannot play as loudly as pianists, even beginners can crescendo or diminuendo during a single note.
While some One Ollies like Attraction, Diminuendo and Sayyedati have over the years won the Cherry Hinton, this was not reckoned to be a top-notch renewal andWilliam Hill and Ladbrokes quote Please Sing at only 40-1 for next year's stanjamesuk.com 1000 Guineas.
From its prevalent and enfolding mysticism, Tavener creates what, in essence, is a massive crescendo and diminuendo, at its centre a traumatic and tumultuous Dies Irae (Day of Wrath) which decrees that in all religions there is ultimately a time of reckoning as flesh and spirit part company.
The slow movement was delightful with a quite magnificent diminuendo at its conclusion.
He struck first with Oh So Sharp (6- 4) in 1985 and followed up with Diminuendo (7-4) and Snow Bride(13-2) in 88 and 89.
Playing long tones with steady sound and intonation as we crescendo and diminuendo is one of the most iconic, challenging exercises on the horn.
ThemajesticlikesofOhSo Sharp, Diminuendo, Indian Skimmer, Belmez and Old Vic, steeredbytheincomparableSteve Cauthen, had kepttheflagflying over WarrenPlaceforaglorious age,butintheautumnof1995the wavefinallyhitthesheikh's harbourwallandhe removed40 horsesfromthecareofBritain's best-lovedt rainer .