rudiments terms, beginning with O,P,Q,R

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rudiments terms, beginning with O,P,Q,R
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  1. ottava, 8va
    the interval of an octave
  2. 8va −−−−⌉
    play one octave above the written pitch
  3. 8va−−−−⌋
    play one octave below the written pitch
  4. pedale, ped., ζeo, ⌊−−−−⌋
    pedal
  5. pesante
    weightly, with emphasis
  6. pianissimo
    very soft
  7. piano
    soft
  8. più
    more
  9. più mosso
    more movement, quicker
  10. pizzicato
    for string instrument: pluck the string instead of bowing
  11. poco
    little
  12. poco a poco
    little by little
  13. polychord
    combination of 2 or more different chords
  14. prestissimo
    as fast as possible
  15. presto
    very fast
  16. prima, primo
    first; upper part of a duet
  17. prima volta
    first time
  18. quartal chard
    chord built on a series of fourths
  19. quindicesima alta (15ma)
    2 octaves higher
  20. quasi
    almost, as if
  21. rallentando, rall.
    slowing down
  22. repeat signs, ||:   :||
    repeat the music between the lines
  23. resoluto
    resolute
  24. ritardando, rit.
    slowing down gradually
  25. ritenuto, riten.
    suddenly slower, held back
  26. rubato
    a flexible tempo using slight variations of speed to enhance musical expression

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