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1. The musical growth and decay that can be placed between a single phrase, line of text, or note in a piece of music.
Most commonly referred to notes pertaining to be longer than the unit of beat.

2. The overall effect of intensity/crescendo-diminuendo throughout an entire song.

3. The rising action, transferring to the climax, and finally leading into the conclusion of something.
John: Man, that music that choir sang today really had some intense musical moments.

Steve: Yeah dude. Did you hear that hershnapert?

John: Heard it? I felt it!
#musical growth #crescendo #diminuendo #rising action #climax #conclusion #choir #music
by TheArmstrongChoirMN November 13, 2009
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