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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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And why is there a diminuendo in violin and piano where there is already a long seven-bar diminuendo, and with a p in the horn part at the end of m.
In measure 25 to 26, play with a crescendo to the last note of the phrase (marked forte in some editions), although occasionally a conductor will ask you to play this passage with a diminuendo.
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.
Within the gradual crescendo and diminuendo format of the single movement arch, also gradually animating and then slowing down, there are some genuine groans and sighs, leading to Hammer horror activity at strings and clustered exclamations by the brass.
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.
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 .
The winner provided Godolphin with their first success in the Irish Classic, although its founder, His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, had won the race four years in a row, with Unite Walter, Diminuendo, Melodist and Alydaress.
Cecil has amassed eight Oaks victories over the years and although Timepiece has been beaten twice this season, he still rates her alongside names such as Oh So Sharp and Diminuendo after their Classic wins in the mid 1980s.
The long, sustained diminuendo at the end of Spicer's Christmas, and the warmth and lilt of George Dyson's To Music, were lovely by any standard.
Cecil would answer the TV interviewer's first question with a question - as in: "Henry, Diminuendo won it well.