New Musical Glossery

Maestro

Active Member
Thought I would share this one with you all.

In an effort to keep you abreast of the ever-changing world of musical terms,
check these out.

NEW MUSICAL GLOSSARY

Adagio Fromaggio -- To play in a slow and cheesy manner.
AnDante -- A musical composition that is infernally slow.
Angus Dei -- To play with a divine, beefy tone.
Anti-phonal -- Referring to the prohibition of cell phones in the concert hall.
A Patella -- Unaccompanied knee slapping.
Appologgiatura -- A composition, solo, or instrument you regret playing.
Approximatura -- A series of notes played by a performer, not intended by the composer.
Approximento -- A musical entrance that is somewhere in the vicinity of the correct pitch.
Bar Line -- What musicians form after a concert.
Concerto Grossissimo -- A really bad performance.
Coral Symphony -- (see Beethoven-Caribbean period).
Cornetti Trombosis Disastrous -- The entanglement of brass instruments that can occur when musicians exit hastily down the stage stairs.
Dill Piccolino -- A wind instrument that plays only sour notes.
Fermantra -- A note that is held over and over and over and....
Fermoota -- A rest of indefinite length and dubious value.
Fog Hornoso -- A sound that is heard when the conductor's intentions are not clear.
Frugalhorn -- A sensible, inexpensive, brass instrument.
Gaul Blatter -- A French horn player.
Good Conductor - A person who can give an electrifying performance or one who obeys the orchestra and/or chorus.
Gregorian Champ -- Monk who can hold a note the longest.
Kvetchendo -- Gradually getting annoyingly louder.
Mallade -- A romantic song that's pretty awful.
Molto bolto -- Head straight for the ending.
Opera buffa -- Musical stage production by nudists.
Poochini Musical -- Performance accompanied by a dog.
Pre-Classical Conservatism -- School of thought which fostered the idea,"If it ain't baroque, don't fix it."

Spritzicato -- Plucking of a stringed instrument to produce a bright, bubbly
sound, usually accompanied by sparkling water with lemon
(wine optional).
Tempo Tantrumo -- When a band refuses to keep time with the conductor
Tincanabulation -- The annoying or irritating sounds made by extremely cheap bells.
Vesuvioso -- A gradual build up to a fiery conclusion.
ZZZfortzando -- Playing REALLY loud in order to wake up the audience.
 

Liz Courts

Active Member
Maestro said:
Cornetti Trombosis Disastrous -- The entanglement of brass instruments that can occur when musicians exit hastily down the stage stairs.
Hehehe...too true!! :roll: :D
 
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