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MUSIC VOCABULARY


4-6 MUSIC VOCABULARY for months of August and September

  • These words are all in Italian.  Italian is the language ALL musical terms are written.
  • The Italian word TEMPO means "time".  These vocabulary words all have to do with the speed of the music.

Tempo means TIME or SPEED

SLOW TEMPOS:

LENTO means very, very slow    (40-45 BPM)

LARGO means very slow            (45-50 BPM) 

ADAGIO  means slow and stately   (55-65 BPM) tempo of how the graduates walk down the aisle

ANDANTE means walking pace   (73-77 BPM) how you are supposed to walk in the hall  smiley

MODERATO means usual or medium walking pace (86-97 BPM) how you usually walk in the hall  wink

 

FAST TEMPOS:

ALLEGRO means fast and quick    (109-132 BPM)

VIVACE means fast and lively        (132-140 BPM)

PRESTO means extremely fast       (168-177 BPM)  super fast!!!

 

 

K-3 MUSIC VOCABULARY for months of August and September

  • These words are all in Italian. Italian is the language ALL musical terms are written.
  • The Italian word TEMPO means "time". These vocabulary words all have to do with the speed of the music.

Tempo means TIME or SPEED

 

 

SLOW TEMPOS:

LENTO means very, very slow

LARGO means

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