gradually becoming slower
Romantic Era -The musical period from roughly 1827-1900,
characterized by freer forms, larger, more elaborate works, and an increased
attention to emotional themes within the music.
Root -The most fundamental note of a chord, often the bass note, which usually contains the other members of the chord in its overtones.
rubato - in robbed time , modifying a portion of time, or taking from one note and adding it to another
Glenn Bonney's Music School © 2000