41 terms

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Largo
Really really slow
Andante
A slow tempo
Allegro
A fast tempo
Vivace
A really really fast tempo
Accelerando
Accelerating gradually
Rallentendo
To slow down
Poco rit.
To slow down a little
Ritardando
To slow down
A tempo/primo tempo
Back to original tempo
Fermata
Hold until cut off
Meno mosso
Less of
//
Dead silence
Rit e dim
Slow down and get quiet
Animato
Animatedly
Rubato
Free tempo but not completely free
Maestoso
Majestically
Cantabile
Stingingly song like
Stringendo
String all notes together
Marc. Nobile
Accented with notability
Bravura
With bravado
Allegro con fucco
Fast with force
Pesante
Plottingly, heavily
pp
Really quiet
P
Quiet
Mp
Kinda quiet
Mf
Kinda loud
F
Loud
ff
Really loud
< (crescendo)
Gradually getting louder
> (decrescendo)
gradually getting quiet
fp
forte piano, hit loud then get quiet
poco a poco
Increasing little by little
Soil
Only one section plays
Solo
Only one person plays
a2
Two people play
Tutti
Everyone plays
-picc
Subtracting parts
+picc
Adding parts
Subito
Suddenly something
Div(isi)
Divide section in half
Tacet
Don't play