Grade 1

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gingembre
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Grade 1
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2011-07-02 12:21:35
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Grade 1 musical terms
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  1. accelerando or accel.
    gradually getting faster
  2. adagio
    slow
  3. allegretto
    fairly quick (but not as quick as allegro)
  4. allegro
    quick
  5. andante
    at a walking pace
  6. cantabile
    in a singing style
  7. crescendo (or cresc.)
    gradually getting louder
  8. da capo (or D.C.)
    repeat from the beginning
  9. dal segno (or D.S.)
    repeat from the sign (looks like an S with a line and dots)
  10. descrecendo (or decresc.)
    gradually getting quieter
  11. diminuendo (or dim.)
    gradually getting quieter
  12. fine
    end
  13. f
    forte = loud
  14. ff
    fortissimo - very loud
  15. legato
    smoothly
  16. lento
    slow
  17. mezzo
    half
  18. mf
    • mezzo forte = moderately loud
    • (literally 'half' loud)
  19. mp
    • mezzo piano = moderately quiet
    • (literally 'half' quiet)
  20. moderato
    moderately
  21. allegro moderato
    moderately quick
  22. p
    piano = quiet
  23. pp
    pianissimo = very quiet
  24. poco
    a little
  25. rallentando (or rall.)
    gradually getting slower
  26. ritardando (or rit.)
    gradually getting slower
  27. ritenuto (or riten. or rit.)
    held back
  28. staccato (or stacc.)
    detached
  29. tempo
    speed, time
  30. a tempo
    in time

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