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Flashcards in ABRSM 1-5 Musical Terms Deck (170)
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prima, primo

first (Italian)

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retenu

held back (French)

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più

more (Italian)

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volante

Flying, fast (Italian)

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niente

nothing (Italian)

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ritmico

rhythmically (Italian)

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Ritenuto (riten. or rit.)

held back (Italian)

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Leggiero

light (Italian)

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Ritardando (ritard. or rit.)

gradually getting slower (Italian)

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fuoco

fire (Italian)

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mit

with (German)

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brio

vigour (Italian)

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Ottava

octave (Italian)

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senza

without (Italian)

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possibile

possible (Italian)

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Fine

the end (Italian)

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amabile

amiable, pleasant (Italian)

18

fortepiano

loud, then immediately soft (Italian)

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pianissimo (pp)

very soft (Italian)

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leggiero

light, nimble (Italian)

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animato

animated, lively (Italian)

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A tempo

in time (Italian)

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wenig

little (German)

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mais

but (French)

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troppo

too much (Italian)

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tosto

swift, rapid (Italian)

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perdendosi

dying away (Italian)

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simile (or sim.)

in the same way (Italian)

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cantando

singing (Italian)

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sostenuto

sustained (Italian)