23 terms

Grade 4 Theory (Italian terms)

STUDY
PLAY
fortepiano
play loudly, then immediately let the sound die away
brio
brilliantly
maestoso
majestically
assai
very
l'istesso
the same
fp
play loudly, then immediately let the sound die away (fortepiano)
sforzando
play the music with a heavy accent
sf
play the music with a heavy accent (sforzando)
sfz
play the music with a heavy accent (sforzando)
giocoso
playfully
pesante
heavily
ben
well
(--- marcato ~ well accented)
primo
the first
(tempo ------ ~ at the first speed of the piece)
animato
play in an animated way
largo
slow and broad
accelerando
speed up
con moto
with movement
sempre
always
senza
without
troppo
too much
(ma non ------ ~ but not too much)
simile
play in a similar way
sim.
play in a similar way
subito
suddenly
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