Dynamics – Volume and Intensity in Music

“Dynamics” refers to volume.  This is the loud and soft, swell and fade in music.  Each note has a volume, and this volume can be similar or different than the notes around it.  So dynamics are a tool we can use to make our music more expressive and beautiful.

To play dynamics well, we need good technique.  We need the control to play each note at the desired volume.  And this is an ongoing study.

Here are a few articles to begin with:

All Lessons on Dynamics