Diminuendo vs. Crescendo
Difference Between Diminuendo and Crescendo
(music) A dynamic mark directing that a passage is to be played gradually more softly
(music) An instruction to play gradually more loudly, denoted by a long, narrow angle with its apex on the left ( < ), by musicians called a hairpin.
(music) A passage having this mark
(figuratively) A gradual increase of anything, especially to a dramatic climax.Their fighting rose in a fearsome crescendo.
(metaphoric) The gradual dying away of something.
The climax of a gradual increase.Their arguing rose to a fearsome crescendo.
(music) played in this style
To increase in intensity; to reach or head for a crescendo.The band crescendoed and then suddenly went silent.
(music) describing a passage having this mark
(music) Gradually increasing in force or loudness.
(music) a gradual decrease in loudness
(music) a gradual increase in loudness
gradually decreasing in volume
grow louder;The music crescendoes here
gradually increasing in volume