musical passage

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Noun1.musical passage - a short section of a musical composition
musical composition, opus, piece of music, composition, piece - a musical work that has been created; "the composition is written in four movements"
allegro - a musical composition or musical passage to be performed quickly in a brisk lively manner
allegretto - a musical composition or musical passage to be performed at a somewhat quicker tempo than andante but not as fast as allegro
andante - a musical composition or musical passage to be performed moderately slow
intro - a brief introductory passage to a piece of popular music
musical phrase, phrase - a short musical passage
cadence - the close of a musical section
cadenza - a brilliant solo passage occurring near the end of a piece of music
largo - (music) a composition or passage that is to be performed in a slow and dignified manner
adagio - (music) a composition played in adagio tempo (slowly and gracefully); "they played the adagio too quickly"
recitative - a vocal passage of narrative text that a singer delivers with natural rhythms of speech
modulation, transition - a musical passage moving from one key to another
impromptu - a short musical passage that seems to have been made spontaneously without advance preparation
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The ten-track R&B and hip hop album, titled Take Your Body Over, which took a year to complete, features collaborations with various artists and marks a musical passage for Sham.
The final thirty-four measures of the piece thus exquisitely coalesce into a musical passage that is very Faithful to the Beatles original, Intl simultaneously projects Riley's own style.
25 Doncaster The most renowned musical passage from Frederick Delius's third opera Koanga, La Calinda is the only part of the score that has remained famous in the concert hall.
In another musical passage, Shapiro writes: The dead play the piano.
Schulz carefully chose each musical passage Schroeder played and transcribed the actual notes from the score.
With plaintive melodies like "Cool Water" and "Hard Times," Holmes' playlist is a musical passage back to an earlier era.
The section on abstraction travels from a discussion of Kandinsky and going beyond mere representation to explorations of grids, geometric and organic form, mark-making, unique motivations (drawings based on a scent of perfume, a musical passage, movement) and other points of departure.
By far the most vivid musical passage discussed by Ciabattoni in relation to polyphony appears in Paradiso XXVIII.
Also in stage four, a very effective technique is for students to cognitively, in that quiet and peaceful state of consciousness, perform and experience the musical passage in their minds, where it can only be performed successfully, confidently and fluidly.
Nelson established himself as a champion for the family farmer with his annual Farm Aid concerts, and his Fourth of July Picnics have for the past quarter century served as a rite of musical passage in Texas.
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Just as an artist needs to visualize what a painting is going to look like before setting the brush to canvas, a musician needs a clear mental image of a musical passage prior to playing.