decrescendo

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Synonyms for decrescendo

(music) a gradual decrease in loudness

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grow quieter

gradually decreasing in volume

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Then try combinations of inflections, decrescendos, and crescendos.
The new study showed that swelling crescendos appear to induce moderate arousal while decrescendos induce relaxation.
Heart rate, blood pressure and blood flow were found to change in response to musical crescendos and decrescendos.
Words, remembrance from death On shoulders of shadows Shapeless decrescendos Ebbing through echoes of air.
A student plays a phrase and adds onion skins of sound as the phrase crescendos, and takes away onion skins as the phrase decrescendos.
These include extreme and rapid changes in dynamics, crescendos and decrescendos, long legato slurring over extended arpeggiated figures, use of the damper pedal, and a keyboard range that exceeds even the largest instruments (i.
I was dissatisfied with my execution of the crescendos and decrescendos in the "A Section" of the work's scherzo movement.
From this very aggresive section, the music gradually decrescendos, and the marimba begins punctuating the first beat of each measure with a loud chord, while the bass clarinet fills in the remainder of the measure with decelerating scale and chord passages.