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Performance Directions 1 (Grade 2)

music words and signs to know in Grade 2
STUDY
PLAY
a
at, to, by, for, in (the style of)
al
to the, in the manner/style of
alla
same as al
allargando
broadening
andantino
slightly faster than andante
assai
very
con
with
col
same as con
dolce
sweet, soft
e, ed
and
espressivo
express or espr.; espressive
fp
fortepiano; loud, then immediately soft
giocoso
playful, merry
grave
very slow, solemn
grazioso
graceful
larghetto
rather slow
largo
slow, stately
ma
but
maestoso
majestic
meno
less
molto
very, much
mosso
movement
moto
same as mosso
non
not
piu
more
presto
fast (faster than allegro)
senza
without
sf, sfz
sforzando, sforzato; forced, accented
simile
sim.; in the same way
sostenuto
sustained
tenuto
held
troppo
too much
vivace
lively, quick
vivo
same as vivace