Musical Terminology

Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by Bach219, Dec 8, 2010.

  1. Bach219

    Bach219 Mezzo Piano User

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    In orchestra for our brass group, we are playing a piece called Carol Arrangement - The First Noel. Towards the end of the piece is says slent.--- What does it mean?
     
  2. veery715

    veery715 Utimate User

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    slentando = getting slower. The dashes probably underscore where it should happen.
     
  3. leftmid7

    leftmid7 Mezzo Piano User

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    It's Scottish for 'slant.'

    It means slant your bell up over your stand and play FF.

    ROFL
     
  4. Bach219

    Bach219 Mezzo Piano User

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    I thought I was a bend in pitch?!?!
     

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