The diminuendo of his footsteps was agreeable to Doggies ear.
He stood where he was listening to the diminuendo whisper of her dress.
There were twenty paces crescendo, a pause, and then twenty diminuendo.
Carefully observe the effects of crescendo < and diminuendo >.
You, perhaps, do not like to play this place crescendo, but diminuendo.
The song is then continuous, ...