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Fourth note of the C major scale.
Gagliarda or Gagliarde
A galliard, an ancient dance.
A lively round-dance in duple meter.
A Literally "a ladder". A range for certain voices.
Another name for the treble clef, it locates g1 on the five-line staff.
Key of G major.
A job for a musician.
Gliss. The rapid scale achieved by sliding
the nail of the thumb or third finger over the white keys of the
piano. Glissando is commonly used in playing the harp. For bowed
instruments glissando indicates a flowing, unaccented playing
of a passage.
Key of G minor.
A rest for the entire ensemble.
A piano with a winglike shape and a horizontal
frame, strings, and soundboard.
Grand staff, Great staff
The G and F clef staves
together make the grand (great) staff.
Grace. Con grazia, with grace.
Some definitions and terms excerpted from
Belwin Pocket Dictionary of Music: Music Theory Dictionary
By Dr. William Lee
Students may purchase a copy for home use at cost
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