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crescendo
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The Great Gatsby
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  • The caterwauling horns had reached a crescendo and I turned away and cut across the lawn toward home.

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  • Campaigning reached a crescendo the day before the election.
  • In the final coda, the music drops to a whisper before slowly building in a huge crescendo and transitioning without interruption to the fourth movement.
    http://www.experiencefestival.com/a/Symphony_No_5_Beethoven_-_Form/id/2086789 (retrieved 8/11/08)(retrieved 01/01/00)

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