A dance in moderate 2/4 or 4/4 time. Usually the first movement of a Baroque suite.
Start the next movement without a break.
Baroque dance suite
A set of dances in the same key. The standard dances are: allemande, courante, sarabande, gigue.
Get slower and softer
A dance in triple time. One of the movements in a Baroque suite.
Double dotted note
A note adding 3/4 of its value to itself.
A lively dance in compound time. The final movement of a Baroque suite
To be preformed in a solemn manner.
Slight flexibility of tempo.
A slow dance in triple time. One of the movements of a Baroque suite.
The next section follows without a break.
Subdued. In an undertone.
Normal, proper speed.
A virtuosic piece featuring sections of rapid passage work which frequently alternate with contrasting sections.
Playing or writing a key other than the original.