14 terms

Hal Leonard Piano 4 Terms

piano terms from Hal Leonard series book 4
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Accidentals
sharps, flats added to a piece but not in the key signature
Allegretto
slightly slower than allegro
Con moto
with motion
Diminuendo
gradually softer
Dominant
5th tone of the scale V
Etude
exercise or study
Giocoso
with humor
Moderato
medium tempo
Poco
a little
Presto
fast
Subdominant
4th tone of the scale IV
Tenuto
Give the note extra emphasis holding it for its full value
Tonic
1st note of the scale I
Vivace
lively