Decrescendo

• (a. & adv.) With decreasing volume of sound; -- a direction to performers, either written upon the staff (abbreviated Dec., or Decresc.), or indicated by the sign.
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decrescendo

diminuendo adjective gradually decreasing in volume
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Decrescendo

De`cres·cen'do adjective & adverb [ Italian ] (Mus.) With decreasing volume of sound; -- a direction to performers, either written upon the staff (abbreviated Dec ., or Decresc .), or indicated by the sign.
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Decrescendo

A smooth decrease in volume during a passage of music
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decrescendo

decrescendo
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Decrescendo

Decrescendo means to gradually get softer. Dynamic markings like this were also not common before the time of Beethoven (1770-1827). Supposedly he handed an orchestra a copy of a symphony that they were to play and it had crescendi and decrescendi (plural forms of crescendo and decrescendo, respectively) in it and the orchestra players thought he w...
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decrescendo

diminuendo, decrescendo 1. Gradually reducing in force or loudness; antonym of crescendo. 2. In music, a gradual reduction of force or loudness; gradually decreasing in volume. 2. A diminuendo passage. Symbol: >. Related 'few, small, less, little' word units: micro-;mio-; nano-; oligo-, olig-.
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decrescendo

gradually getting softer
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Decrescendo

In music, decrescendo means with decreasing volume of sound. It is a direction to performers, either written upon the staff (abbreviated Dec., or Decresc.), or indicated by a sign.
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Decrescendo

The dynamic effect of gradually getting softer.
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Decrescendo

The dynamic effect of gradually growing softer, indicated in the musical score by the marking '>'. A
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decrescendo

[adj] - gradually decreasing in volume 2. [n] - (music) a gradual decrease in loudness 3. [v] - grow quieter, of sound
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