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The 67 most important tempo markings in music

In music, there are many ways to indicate a tempo. Over time, however, some tempo markings have become established and are used over and over again. Discover 67 different tempo markings in the four musical languages Italian, English, German and French here.

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Mozart’s name: 3 curious facts

The name Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is world famous. However, behind this name are all sorts of curiosities that are little known. Three of them I present to you here.

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24 ways to say “softer” in music

Softer – but how? In music, there are many ways to do this: lessing, yielding, extinguishing, decreasing to nothing. Discover here 24 different ways to say “softer” in music – in four languages.

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12 ways to say “louder” in music

Louder – but how? In music, there are many ways to do this: increasing, compressing, unfolding, wakening. Discover here 12 different ways to say “louder” in music – in four languages.

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Parlando: what is that?

Parlando is the rap of classical music. It is a vocal technique that stands between singing and speaking and is not so easy to do. This style is especially popular in opera. Read here what parlando is and how you can recognize it.

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30 ways to say “slower” in music

Slow down – but how? In music, there are many ways to do this: calming, delaying, dying, stretching. Discover here 30 different ways to say “slower” in music – in four languages.

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