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Al Fine

to the end

allargando

getting broader, therefore slower

allegramente

bright, happy

Animato

Animated, push forward

Assai

very, much

A tempo

return to normal tempo

Attaca

to begin without pause, attack suddenly

ben, bene

well, much

Brio

Spirit

Calando

Gradually diminshing

coda, codetta

Concluding section

col legno

strike the string with stick of bow

con fuocco

with fire

con sordino

with the mute

corda

string

Dal Segno (D.S)

From the sign

Divisi (div)

divided

Dolce

softly, sweetly

fermata

pause, sustain

Feroce

fierce

Forte-piano(fp)

Loud then immediately soft

Forza

Strength, vigor, force

Grave

grave, solemn

Grazioso

gracefully

Leggiero

Light, grateful

L'istesso tempo

The same tempo

Maestoso

Majestic

Modo

Manner, style

Morendo

dying

Moto

Motion

Ordinaro

Ordinary, normal

Ossia

or, alternate

Pesante

Heavy

Piu allegro

more quickly

poco a poco

Little by little

Ponticello, sul

bow near bridge producing a glassy sound

punta, punto

point

Portamento

Carried over, smooth. Sliding between two pitches without distinguishing the inermediate tones.

Allegro vivace ed impetuoso

fast, lively and impetuous

spiccato

off the string with the bow

Lunga

to lunge, to go forward immediately

Adante misurato

a walking tempo but not too slow

poco a poco animato

little by little more lively, push forward

poco a poco accelerando

faster, little by little

allegro vivace assai con grande forza

fast and lively with great force

Piu lento

more slowly

espressivo

expressively, with expression

colla parte

to follow along freely with the voice part

un poco piu vivo

a little more lively, quickly

Rallentando colla parte

to broaden and slow with the voice part

Un poco piu animato

a little more lively, animated

molto leggiero

much lightness

piu mosso

more motion

con tutta la forza

together with force

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