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1

Why is the piece "Banjo" named Banjo?

It sounds like a banjo being played.

2

Describe a quarter note "metronome marking"

quarter note = ca 100-108. Means, around 100-108 crotchet beats in a minute

3

What's the tempo marking of the piece

Legato

4

What's the key signature on the cleft?
What's the key then and how do you tell?

The key signature is B flat, so you can tell the piece is in the key of F major 1. because the key signature is B flat and 2. it ends in an F

5

Describe the Time Signature

4/4 = four crotchet beats in a bar

6

b = flat = to play the note a seminote to the ____

left

7

if something is in a key natural what does it mean

it means it cancels any sharps or flats

8

f = forte --> means what?

play loud

9

mp = mezzo piano --> means what?

play moderately soft

10

a crescendo means what?

gradually getting louder

11

What does cantabile mean?

in a singing style (same as acapella)

12

ritard (or ritardando) means what?

gradually getting slower

13

quavers

1/2 beat (eighth note)

14

crotchet

1 beat (quarter note)

15

minim

2 beats (half note)

16

semibreve

4 beats (whole note)