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Grade 3 Piano Theory Italian terms

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Accelerando
Gradually becoming faster
Con moto
With movement
Prestissimo
As fast as possible
Tempo commodo
At a comfortable speed
Allargando
Becoming broader
Larghetto
Rather slow and broad
Calando
Getting softer and slower
Morendo
Dying away
Forte piano (fp)
Loud then immediately soft
Rinforzando
Reinforcing the tone
Staccatissimo
Very short and detached
Ad Libitum
At pleasure, quite freely
Agitato
Agitated
Grazioso
Gracefully
Leggiero
Lightly
Loco
At normal pitch - after an 8va sign
Main droite (MD)
Right hand
Main gauche (MG)
Left hand
Maestoso
Majestic
Risoluto
With resolution
Tranquillo
Calmly
Tre corde
Release the soft pedal
Una corde
With the soft pedal
Con anima
With animation, with spirit