diminuendo : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n (music) a gradual decrease in loudness
- s gradually decreasing in volume
- Just as the adagio tails off in an eerie diminuendo, Traces ends with the anguish of the woman left unresolved.
- Yet one sound was remarkable in its very diminuendo.
- For Broadway theater, the new millennium has started on a note of musical diminuendo.
- Rudolf Bing in International Herald Tribune
The most spectacular single moment,Bing wrote in his 1972 memoir, "5,000 Nights at the Opera," was "when I heard his diminuendo on the high C in 'Salut! Demeure' in 'Faust.' I shall never as long as I live forget the beauty of that...
- Dieter Appelt in BBC News
In Forth Bridge - Cinema.Metric Space, Mr Appelt said that the work "emerges like a musical score from the filmic frame", and as the eye follows the bridge's iron frame a "sense of crescendo and diminuendo is visible".
- Cedar Walton in Globe and Mail
The Duke Ellington set [from 1956] stands out,Walton said "We've been playing the [Ellington] song Diminuendo and Crescendo in Blue, which he performed at Newport. And we've been paying tribute to Miles [Davis] and Dizzy [Gillespie] and...