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Help us celebrate 40 years of community musicWelcome to the DRMC

Celebrating 40 Years of Community Music 1979-2019

The Dandenong Ranges Music Council Incorporated is an arts organisation serving the Shire of Yarra Ranges and beyond. The office is located in Upwey in the Dandenong Ranges, east of Melbourne. The DRMC has been funding, facilitating and teaching community music for over thirty years. The Dandenong Ranges Music Council Inc. is assisted by Yarra Ranges Council.

We believe community music is for everyone, beginner to professional. It enriches our lives and gives us opportunities locally to sing, play, perform, jam, create and listen.


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Musical terms

Go here for a comprehensive list of nearly 300 musical terms,
instruments and theory concepts.

Tempo terms
Largo Slow Allegro Fast
Larghetto Almost Largo Vivace Lively
Adagio Moderately slow Presto Very fast
Andante Walking tempo Prestissimo Very very fast
Andantino Almost Andante Molto Very
Moderato Moderately Accel (erando) Getting faster
Allegretto Almost fast Rit (ardando) Getting slower

Dynamic markings
ppp Pianississimo Very very soft
pp Pianissimo Very soft
p Piano Soft
mp Mezzopiano Moderately soft
mf Mezzoforte Moderately loud
f Forte Loud
ff Fortissimo Very loud
fff Fortississimo Very very loud
crescendo Cresc (endo) Getting louder
Diminuendo Dim (inuendo) Getting softer
fp Fortepiano Loud then soft

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DRMC Phone: 0424 910 282   |  Email:    |  Mail: PO Box 430, Belgrave VIC 3160

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