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1. Rules edit 2/4/09: Your claim will only be purged if someone else requests your fandom, you haven't posted here in a year, and we can't get ahold of you.

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5. You MUST make warnings about excessive violence, language, adult themes... Basically, anything rating your fic PG-13 or higher.

6. Tag each post with the following: your username, the theme (i.e. a cappella--no numbers needed), and your fandom.

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Themes
Yeah, I know that's what you're here for. Here are your 18 themes. Themes may be completed in any order, and wide interpretation is encouraged. For example, a cappella can be a fic about someone who feels alone, who likes to be alone, who shucks away their protectors to stand alone... Anything like that. Also consider the word(s) in bold at the end of the definition if you are stuck.

1. a cappella (Italian: a, in the manner of + cappella, chapel, choir)
one or more vocalists performing without an accompaniment~alone

2. cadence (Latin: cadēns, cadent-, present participle of cadere, to fall)
a sequence of chords that brings an end to a phrase, either in the middle or the end of a composition~ending, steady

3. canon (Latin: a measuring line, rule, model)
a musical form where the melody or tune is imitated by individual parts at regular intervals. The individual parts may enter at different measures and pitches. The tune may also be played at different speeds, backwards, or inverted.~twisted imitation

4. dolce (Italian: sweet)
Sweet or sweetly

5. fermata (Italian: past participle of fermare, to stop; Latin: firmāre, to make firm)
hold or pause~goes on and on, stuck

6.ostinato (Italian: obstinate)
indicates a part that repeats the same rhythm or melodic element~won't move on, stubborn

7. grave (Latin: gravis, heavy)
slow and serious

8. incidental music
background music for a play, movie or television show. It sets the mood and illustrates the action for a play~unnoticed

9. nocturne (Old French: nocturnal; French: "at night")
a quiet, lyrical piece a often with pensive, dreamy mood~what do you do in the dark of night, where no one sees

10. elegy (Greek: song, mournful song)
a lament~mourning, loss

11 rubato (Italian: stolen)
a direction to allow a player a measure of freedom in performance.~a moment to yourself, no pressure, independence

12. legato (Italian: past participle of legare, to bind, tie together)
in a smooth, even style without any noticeable break between the notes~slipping away

13. sempre (Italian: always)
In the same manner throughout~doesn't change

14. vivace (Italian: lively)
To play a piece in a fast,lively tempo.~time goes so fast, you're going too fast

15. senza (Italian: without)
without~I'm lost without; can't do without

16. Mosso (Italian: moved, agitated)
more, with motion or animation~fighting, leaving

17. Ritenuto (Italian: held back)
slow down at once~smell the roses, stop before we go any further

18. rhapsody (French: rapsodie)
implies a work free in form and inspiration~writer's choice

BONUS/ALTERNATE THEMES

Please state which theme you are replacing.

19. unison (Latin, monotonous : Latin ūni-, uni- + Latin sonus, sound)
the act or an instance of speaking the same words simultaneously by two or more speakers;
an instance of agreement; concord
~at the same time, together with

20. leitmotif (German Leitmotiv : leiten, to lead + Motiv, motif)
a melodic passage or phrase associated with a specific character, situation, or element; a dominant and recurring theme, as in a novel~always the same, routine

21. encore (Latin hinc ad hōram, from that to this hour )
a demand by an audience for an additional performance~Use one of the other themes a second time
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