The dynamics in music refers to the how loud or soft different tones in music are. Gradations along the continuum of dynamics are generally referred to as very soft, soft, medium, loud, very loud or by a set of Italian musicals (such as piano, mezzo piano, etc) If the dynamic level gradually changes from softer to louder, the volume is said to crescendo. If the dynamic level gradually changes from louder to softer, the volume is said to decrescendo.
Chapter 5 Music Journal – Part 1: The Informative Contents
- Define the following terms:
Definitions or Explanations or comments
Acoustic (as in acoustic instrument)
Hornbostel-Sachs classification system