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accent
perform a sound with a strong emphasis
marcato
perform a sound with a marked accent
staccato
perform a sound detached, separated
andante
walking tempo, moderately slow
sostenuto
in a sustained or prolonged manner
rall.
rallentando: gradually slowing
stringendo
with increasing speed
a tempo
return to previous speed
piu largo
more slowly
sempre
always, throughout
senza rigore
without a strict tempo
double flat
lowers a pitch one whole step
double sharp
raises a pitch one whole step
sforzando
perform with a sudden or marked emphasis
glissando
a continuous slide between two notes
an unpitched notehead
often used for percussion or speech
1 4
a simple time signature in which there is one beat per measure and the quarter note receives the beat
5 8
an irregular time signature in which there are five beats per measure and the eighth note receives the beat
6 8
a compound time signature in which there are two beats per measure and the dotted quarter note receives the beat