chamber music, Kammermusik [G], Musique de chambre [F], Musica da camera [I]—"Classical Music" for a small ensemble, generally 8 or fewer players with a canonical emphasis on 3-6 players
Flute quartet—Common name for popular chamber ensemble (work) comprising flute, violin, viola and cello (rather than 4 flutes!). This ensemble was especially popular in the "gallant" early classical period particularly for domestic music making by royal and common flutist alike.
largo—slow, solemn, sustained.slower than lento. faster than grave
minuet, menuet [F], Menuett [G], menuetto [I], minuetto [I]—A graceful, courtly French dance of the Baroque and Classical period with a triple meter and a moderate tempo.It was introduced at the court of Louis XIV. In classical forms such as the symphony or chamber music, the minuet evolved into the more vigorous scherzo.
presto—very fast, more so than allegro.
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