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Spanish to English Music Translation Glossary

Spanish term English translation
baqueta de madera wooden drumstick
Entered by: Marina Soldati
Jefa del Departamento de Actividades Culturales y Promoción Artística Head of the Department of Cultural Activities and Artistic Promotion
Entered by: Carol Gullidge
Jefe de Estudios Academic Advisor / Head of Studies
percutiendo el parche beating the head
Entered by: Marina Soldati
"Él era jefe de cuerda" Choir section leader
"cifrado" y "partitura" figured and score
Entered by: Michael Powers (PhD)
"lobos" (in this context) discordant "wolf" fifth
"masterizar" to master
"palos" (en este contexto) styles
Entered by: Enrique Garcia
a empresa door deal / door split
Entered by: Charles Davis
a la corte next to the Court
a los ya consagrados se le sumaron and xxx... claimed a place alongside stars such as YYY
a rodapelo en contra de su voluntad/ de la voluntad de...
abordar approach
acercamiento a la entraña de lo popular ...get close to the essence of folk culture
Entered by: Lisa McCarthy
aché blessings, all the best
Entered by: silviantonia
acople pairing
acto de explotación (in this context) performance
afinación intonation
Entered by: Laura Nagle
agilidad de trazo facility / fluency / flexibility (of line)
Entered by: Charles Davis
ahijada artística artistic protogée
Entered by: Michael Powers (PhD)
al pulsarlas por un extremo libre when plucked at the free end
al ud árabe arabic lute
Algo más de media entrada The hall was just over half full (for)
Entered by: Lisa McCarthy
almireces almireces (rhythm sticks)
Alteración accidentals
alteraciones chromatic fingerings
Entered by: Mari O'Keefe
alternancia alternation
alumbrar las pistas hot up the dance floors
Entered by: ventnai
amalgama irregular meter
anaclusa Upbeat, anacrusis
anacrúsico, tético, acéfalo anacrustic, thetic, acephalous (headless)
Andadura in the field/of professional life/passage
antecedentes (technical service) background/ history
Entered by: Karen Friedman
apagados damping / muting
Entered by: Charles Davis
apuesta challenge
Entered by: liz askew
armas propias your inner strengths
Entered by: James A. Walsh
aro tensor rim
Entered by: Martin Phillips
arpegiado arpeggiated
arrasar en las nominaciones swept the board in the nominations
Entered by: Sara Pacheco
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