13 terms

Level 1

STUDY
PLAY
f
forte (play loudly)
p
piano (play softly)
crescendo
get louder
diminuendo
get softer
rit.
ritardando (slow down)
staccato
play short or detached
legato
play smooth and connected
allegro
fast, cheerful tempo
moderato
moderate tempo
andante
walking speed
keynote (tonic note)
home key note of a piece
B-C
half step (closest distance between two notes)
A-B
whole step (two half steps)
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