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Jazz Dictonary

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Decay: The very end of a sound, also known as a release. Opposite of attack.

Diatonic: Pertains to the precise arrangement of tones as found in major and minor scales, the arrangement of intervals arranged in designated specific order as whole steps and half steps being used as the major components of those scales.

Digital recording: Computer method of recording sound through the use of numbers.

Dixieland: Chicago combo style that was prominent during the 1920s. An off shoot of New Orleans Jazz, which came before, and was more indigenous to the art form.

Dorian mode: The arrangement of tones found a major scale starting on the second degree of the major scale and proceeding diatonicallv to the second degree an octave above, or till you repeat the starting note. A minor mode.

Double-stop: Two tones stopped by the fingers on a stringed instrument and sounded simultaneously.

Double time: The feeling that a piece of music or a player's going twice as fast as the tempo although the chord progressions continue at the original rate.

 


 

 

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