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Tempo

Speed of musical piece

If numbers are higher tempo is faster

2

Dynamics

The degree of loudness and quietness of sound in music

3

BPM

Beats per minute

4

pp

Pianissimo

Very quite

5

p

Piano

Quite

6

mp

Mezzo piano


Moderately quite

7

mf

Mezzo forte

Moderately loud

8

f

Forte

Loud

9

Fortissimo ff

Very loud

10

Crescendo

Gradually louder

11

Decrescendo
Diminuendo

Gradually quieter

12

Accent

Stress the note

13

One quarter beat =

16th beat