Word Search: Singer’s Vocabulary A A B O D O T A C C A T S H N D G M R B T D A C D P E M S O I I N T E R A N G E E L O D C M A E O C A I D E E V N N I E I E N O H E T D N C E E A E E N A U P I T C H G E S A R H P U S N M M A H R M E C E I S O E E C E E L S P R A I O R C E N O I T A L U C I T R A I C D D R A O S S E C I D Y K E H B O D T C U D P S C A L E T P N L N I R R G S S D S G R H I M R A O A E E I C E T A I P O A L H N A R Y M S D E D I H T R C C T I O B D O L E C D T S A ARTICULATION DIMINUENDO PITCH BREATH MARK DIPHTHONG RANGE BRIDGE ENUNCIATION SCALE CHORUS LYRICS STACCATO CRESCENDO MEASURE TEMPO DECRESCENDO PHRASE VERSE Provided compliments of PIONEER DRAMA (www.pioneerdrama.com) Please feel free to reproduce for use in your classroom. Word Search: Singer’s Vocabulary Answer Key Articulation—The action of the Pitch—The relative highness or lowness speech organs in the formation of of a tone, as measured in its vibrations consonants and vowels. per second. It is also a single musical Breath mark—A comma in between note. music notes to indicate places for Range—The span of notes from lowest singers to breathe. to highest of a singer’s voice or a piece Bridge—The transitional section of a of music. song, different than verse and chorus Scale—A specific sequence of tones, sections. It is usually positioned right beginning and ending on a key note or before the return of the final chorus the tonal center. section of a song. Staccato—Notes marked with a dot Chorus—1. A group of singers who sing above or below mean to be sung together. 2. A section of a song that quickly and lightly. always uses the same melody and Tempo—The speed of a piece of music in lyrics. terms of beats per minute. Crescendo—A gradual increase in Verse—A section of a song that keeps volume. the same melody, but changes lyrics as Decrescendo—A gradual decrease in the song progresses. volume. Diminuendo— A gradual B D T T HN decrease in volume. D RB T D D P Diphthong—Double vowel sound, such as the “oi” in N T R N L D voice. D V NN Enunciation—The N H T DN pronunciation of words with regard to fullness and N P T H RH P clearness. N H R Lyrics—The words to a song. L PR R Measure—Also called a bar. A unit of musical time, usually N T L T R D composed of two, three or D R D H B four beats. The first beat is D T D P L T PN almost always accented. Phrase—A natural division of L N RR D RH the melodic or lyrical line, R T P comparable to a sentence of L HN R D D H T R speech. T B D L D T Provided compliments of PIONEER DRAMA (www.pioneerdrama.com) Please feel free to reproduce for use in your classroom.